New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1903. Translated by William Le Queux. 16 plates, 2 folding panoramas, 5 color maps including 2 large folding maps in back pocket, and 212 text Illus. 2 Vols. 4to, original blue cloth. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1903. First American Edition Exploration of the Arctic Ocean and Polar Ice-Cap. One of the panoramas has been repaired at the folds with no loss of text and has a small tear on the margin. two pages chipped...
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London: Allen Lane, 1982. Color and b/w Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. (London): Allen Lane, (1982). Very good.
illus. square 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Knopf, 1998. vg.
large folding map of Greenland, Iceland and the Davis Strait. 4 folding plates. 328pp. + index and table of contents. 8vo, later 1/2 mottled calf; (front joint split, spine ends worn). Hamburg: Georg Christian Grund, 1746.
illus. 8vo, cloth; (corners bumped, bottom of spine lightly worn, small dampstain in margin). London: Travel Book Club, n.d. Author was a member of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey Expedition, Hope Bay, 1954-6.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Cleveland, (1959).
illus. 8vo, bds. Stuttgart: Schwaben, (1966). vg.
Reprinted and Presented to the Arctic Expedition of 1875 by the President...of the Royal Geographic Society. 2 color folding maps. xii, 292pp. 8vo, orig. cloth; (recased, corners worn, one map separated at fold, but extant). London: John Murray, 1875. Papers include: Brown, Robert. On the Physical Structure of Greenland. Collinson, R. Notes on the State of the Ice and on the Indications of Open Water from Behring Strait to Bellot Strait. Markham, Clements. Papers on the Greenland Eskimos. The Arctic...
Illus. London, 1964. A Chief Chemist's memoir of 20 years whaling in the Antarctic Ocean.
New York: Weybright and Talley, 1975. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped, otherwise very good. New York: Weybright and Talley, (1975).
New York: Weybright and Talley, 1975. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. . New York: Weybright and Talley, (1975). First Edition.
London: John Murray, 1836. Illustrated with a large folding map, 16 engraved plates, some text illustrations. x, , 663pp., thick 8vo, 3/4 brown calf; (rubbed, corners bumped, light foxing on some pages and plate margins, full page inscription by previous owner on flyleaf). London: John Murray, 1836. Very good. A fine source for both the early exploration of the far North as well as ethnology, includes details about Back's commerce with the Cree, Chippewa, and Coppermine Indians, and information relating...
illus. 160pp. + 20pp. of ads. 12mo, dec. cloth; (cloth rubbed, previous owner's inscription on front flyleaf, contemporary bookplate). London: S.W. Partridge, 1898. Third edition, abridged from a previous edition.
Seattle: Moutaineers Books, 2003. Many color photo Illus. Square 4to, black cloth, d.w. Seattle: Moutaineers Books, (2003). Near Fine Signed by Subhankar Banerjee on a bookplate.
Newton Abbot: David & Charles Reprints, 1971. Folding map. 8vo, blue cloth, edges rubbed, a few pencil marks in margin of introduction, previous owner's inscription on front flyleaf. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles Reprints, (1971).
New York: Scribner, 1934. Illustrated. 301pp. 8vo, beige cloth; (cloth lightly soiled). New York: Scribner's 1934. Voyages of a schooner to Greenland, the Arctic, and the Northern Pacific from 1925 to 1933. Half-page inscription by the author on the front flyleaf and a 1 page a.l.s. by the author laid in.
A New Edition. 3 maps, 2 folding, 1 double-page. 23 plates, 4 of which are lithographs and double-page. 2 vols. 8vo, modern 3/4 calf, gilt spines; (head of spine of volume I worn and calf covers rubbed, back corner of volume II lightly worn, otherwise very good). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Second Octavo Edition. Internally a bright and tight copy. "Beechey account includes details on the Bounty mutiny taken from the narrative of John Adams, the last...
Paris: Jacques-Francois Benard, 1785. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 26". 1785. This important map of the North Pacific covers the northwest coast of America including Alaska east as far as the Hudson Bay and the northeast coast of Asia including Kamchatka. Published in French, the map is based on a Russian manuscript map and is the first French edition of the official account of Captain James Cook's Third Voyage in the HMS Revolution between 1778 and...
New York: Henry Holt, 1932. 8vo, original green cloth, lacks front flyleaf, ex-lib with usual markings. New York: Henry Holt, (1932).
Vienna: Carl Gerold's Son, 1900. Lithograph with original color. Sheet measures 28" x 38.5". This lovely 1900 lithograph after artist Jos. Fleishmann Wien was published by Carl Gerold's Son. It features a whaling scene with a Greenland whale in the Arctic Ocean. A whaling ship and a fishing boat can be seen in the background. In the right backround we see another whale among floating Icebergs and sea gulls. The print by Albert Berger and was part of the Zoology...
color & b/w illus. small 8vo, cloth, d.w. (Toronto): McClelland, (1973). Trip down the Yukon River. vg.
maps. 477pp. 8vo, cloth. N.Y.: Knopf, 1958. vg.
New York: Crown, 1971. Many Illus., mostly in color. 4to, blue cloth. New York: Crown Publishers, (1971). Very good.
Edinburgh: A. & C. Black. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 16.5" x 22". Repair to center fold, left margin. Otherwise in very good condition. This detailed and lucid map of Canada is the east sheet of a larger grouping of maps by A.C. Black. It describes the area around the Gulf of St. Lawrence, including Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and the Anticosti Islands. Published circa 1854, the map was made only a few years after Nova...
Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1859. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 17.25" x 23.75". This map of the United States offers an up-to-date description of the country in 1857, only a few years before the outbreak of the Civil War. The salience of the issue of slavery is apparent in the map's design, as text in the key provides a space for an alternate color for slave states. However, interestingly, the coloring on this copy of the map uses two...