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Bartlett, Robert A., by Captain 'Bob' Bartlett. Sails over Ice. Foreword by Lawrence Perry. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. 1st edition. xii, 301 pages. Photographs. Frontispiece portrait. The story of the schooner 'Effie M. Morrissey.' Chapters include Codfishing off Labrador, 1925; North Greenland, 1926; Foxe Channel Section, 1927; Northern Pacific, 1928; Hollywood in the Arctic; Land of the Lost Eskimos, 1930; The Greenland Sea, 1931; The Peary Memorial, 1932, and The Strait of Fury and Hecla, 1933. Good hardcover, covers slightly stained and soiled, stains inside rear cover. #27157. $19.95
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Bertram, Colin. Arctic and Antarctic, A Prospect of the Polar Regions. Cambridge: Heffer, 1958. New edition, revised. 123 pages. Illustrations. Photographs. Folding map. A polar scholar assesses transitional stages of polar history & affairs into the 'modern phase.' Good hardcover in torn dust jacket. #10300. $22.50
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Borchgrevink, C. E. (Carsten Egeberg). Magnetic and Meteorological Observations Made by the 'Southern Cross' Antarctic Expedition, 1898-1900. London: Royal Society of London, 1902. 4to (large book). 112 pages. Illustrations. Tables. Folding tables. Frontispiece color map. Contents: Part I: 'Magnetic Observations,' taken by Louis Bernacchi and W. Colbeck. Reduced by Charles Chree with the assistance of Louis Bernacchi. Part II: 'Meteorological Observations,' taken by the staff of the 'Southern Cross,' including Herlof Kovstad, Nicolas Hanson, H. Evans, A. Tonger, L. Bernacchi, and W. Colbeck. Reduced under the superintendence of W. N. Shaw, with an Introduction and Notes by L. Bernacchi. 'Summary of Observations Contained in the Meteorological Log of the Steam Yacht 'Southern Cross,' December 1898 to March 1900. 'Additional Notes on the Aurora Polaris, Observed at Cape Adare during 1898.' Very good hardcover, spine partially discolored but gilt spine title intact, library label inside front cover. #27211. $2000
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Butler, W. F., Major. The Wild North Land: Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dogs, across Northern North America. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1874. 4th edition. xi, 358 pages. Illustrations. Folding map. Departed in 1872 from the Red River of the North and completed half his journey in early March 1873 by reaching Lake Athabasca. He followed the Peace River to the Rocky Mountains and arrived in north British Columbia in late May. He completed his journey 350 miles farther on 3 June at the frontier station of Quesnelle on the Frazer River. Decorated cloth-covered hardcover binding. Good. #10545. $125
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Coccola, Raymond De, and Paul King. Ayorama. Illustrated by James Houston. New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. 316 pages. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. A missionary among the Krangmalit along the Central Arctic coast of Canada. Good hardcover in chipped and worn dust jacket. #10738. $17.50
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Cushman, Joseph A. New Arctic Foraminifera. Collected by Capt. R. A. Bartlett from Fox Basin and off the Northeast Coast of Greenland. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian, 1933. 8 pages. 2 Plates. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 89, Number 9. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #10867. $47.50
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Du Chaillu, Paul. The Land of the Long Night. Illustrated by M. J. Burns. New York: Scribner's, 1901. xviii, 266, [4] pages. Advertisements. Frontispiece. Illustrations. Pictorial cloth-covered hardcover binding. Good, bookplate. #13695. $35
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Dunbar, M. J. Ecological Development in Polar Regions. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1968. 1st printing. viii, 119 pages. Index. Illustrations. Concepts of Modern Biology Series. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. #20544. $17.50
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Elias, E. L. The Young Folk's Book of Polar Exploration. Boston: Little, Brown, 1929. 278 pages. Illustrations. Photographs. Endpaper maps. Cloth-covered hardcover binding with pasted-on pictorial label. Edges worn, label creased and damaged, else fair-good. #16076. $27.50
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Fox, Lorene K. Antarctic Icebreakers. Foreword by Laurence McK. Gould. Garden City: Doubleday, 1937. 1st edition. xxv, 319 pages. Photographs. Endpaper photographs. Junior Books. Good hardcover; unrelated gift inscription on half-title page. #13939. $17.50
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