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Antarctic Adventure : The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
Fuchs, Sir Vivian
Cassell, London, 1959. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 190 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has mild foxing. Edges of dust jacket have substantial wear. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are significantly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration. Inventory No: 16040146. Good
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16040146  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Icemen : A History of the Arctic and it's Explorers
Conefrey, Mick & Jordan, Tim
ISBN: 0752213415
Boxtree, Great Britain, 1999. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good (ex-library)/. . 189 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine has moderate lean. Cover is protected in clear, self-adhesive laminate. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. There are few places in the world that have the mystique of the Arctic, and fewer that have attracted the same heroic breed of explorers. This book tells their story, starting in 1841 with the doomed Franklin expedition which attempted to find a sea route between the Pacific and the Atlantic. The Admiralty sent over 49 relief expeditions to rescue Sir John Franklin, but all they were were skeletons. The book tells the stories of explorers who tried to reach the North Pole by plane, hot-air balloon, submarine, and airship. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration. ISBN: 0752213415. ISBN/EAN: 9780752213415. Inventory No: 13060765. Good (ex-library)
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13060765  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Seventh Continent : Saga of Australasian Exploration in Antarctica 1895-1950
Scholes, Arthur
The Travel Book Club,  1954. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Fair Condition. Book Club Edition. 226 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean and mild fading. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and major chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are considerably browned. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 16040126. Good
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16040126  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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South Latitude
Ommanney, F. D.
Longmans, Green and Co., Great Britain, 1938. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Fine Condition. First Edition. 308 pages. One of the 16 illustrations is loose. Covers have mild soiling. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Edges of pages are considerably browned. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 15050230. Good
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15050230  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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South to the Pole : The early history of the Ross Sea Sector, Antarctica
Quartermain, Les B.
Oxford University Press, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 481 pages. Front hinge is cracked and binding is quite loose. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket price-clipped. No inscriptions. History of exploration of the Ross Sea sector of Antarctica. Pasted into the front of the book is a typed letter (unsigned) from the author to Gladys Jack lamenting the passing of Keith Jack who was part of Shackleton's 1914-1917 stranded expedition to Antarctica. Also included are newspaper clippings regarding the death of Keith Jacks and Captain John King Davis who took Shackleton and Mawson to the South Pole. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic & Antarctic. Inventory No: 12030424. Good
Price: $109.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12030424  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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South with Scott
Evans, Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R.
Collins Clear-Type Press, London, No date. Early Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. 284 pages. Piece missing at top of spine. Water damage on rear board. Tanned pages with foxing on end pages. Page edges foxed. Hinges are taped. Orange boards with a grimey spine and edgewear to boards. Color frontispiece depicting Captain Scott. Includes three maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic & Antarctic. Inventory No: 12020457. Fair
Price: $23.00 (AUD)
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South with Scott
Evans, Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R.
Collins Clear-Type Press, London, No date. Early Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. 284 pages. Moderate water damage to covers, text unaffected. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has considerable fading. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Short gift inscription in ink. Color frontispiece depicting Captain Scott. Includes three maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic & Antarctic. Inventory No: 17060146. Fair
Price: $21.00 (AUD)
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The Desolate Antarctic
Admiral Lord Mountevans,
Lutterworth, London, 1950. Second Printing
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Second Printing. 172 pages. Covers have substantial rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have moderate wear. Spine has slight fading. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 15050229. Good
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
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The Desolate Antarctic
Montevans, Admiral Lord
Lutterworth, London, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 172 pages. Covers have substantial rubbing/wear. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. A history of exploration in the Antarctic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 13050169. Good
Price: $47.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13050169  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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The Great White South, or, With Scott in the Antarctic
Ponting, Herbert G.
Duckworth, London, 1930. Ninth Impression
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Ninth Impression. 306 pages. Hinge is split at halft-title page. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have substantial wear. Spine has mild fading. No dust jacket with this book. Page edges are reasonably browned and slightly foxed. . Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic & Antarctic. Inventory No: 17060145. Fair
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17060145  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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