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Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alsaka
KENT, Rockwell

Including Extensive Hitherto Unpublished Passages from the Original Journal. Illus. by the author. Los Angeles: The Wilderness Press, (1970). Small 4to. Cloth, with paper label on front cover. xxi, 204 p. Revised edition. One of 1550 SIGNED & numbered copies. Fine in slip case. [52861] (show more)

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The Last Voyage of the Karluk, Flagship of Vilhjalmar Stefansson's Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-16 as Related by Her Master, Robert A. Bartlett, and Here Set Down by Ralph T. Hale
BARTLETT, Robert A. and Ralph T. Hale

Illustrated from charts & photos. Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, (1919, © 1916). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 329 p. 2nd printing. INSCRIBED & SIGNED "Bob Bartlett." Minor wear at extremities, spine leaning a bit; else very good. [92905] (show more)

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The Trail Eater: A Romance of the All-Alaska Sweepstakes
WILLOUGHBY, Barrett

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1929. 12mo. Orange cloth, stamped in black. viii, 400 p. 1st edition. SIGNED by Barrett Willoughby on title page. Non-authorial inscription on blank preliminary page, a touch of foxing at edges; else about fine in d.w. which is fine save for light foxing & a small chip at top edge of rear panel. [99711] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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With Nansen in the North: A Record of the Fram Expedition in 1893-96
JOHANSEN, Hjhalmar, Lieutenant, Norwegian Army

Translated by H.L. Brækstad. Illustrated with b/w photos. London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1899. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. viii, 351 p. + ads. Hinges starting, some wear at extremities; else very good. [100053] (show more)

Price: $60.00

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Alaska Bear Trails
McCRACKEN, Harold

Illustrated with b/w photos. D.w. painting by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1931. 8vo. Green cloth, stamped in black. xv, 260 p. 1st edition. Green binding somwehat mottled, small whitish spot at top edge of front cover; else very good in d.w. with some chipping & a triangular piece missing at top of front fold, reinforced (mostly internally). [86433] (show more)

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The Cruise of the "Arctic Fox" in Icy Seas around the Pole
STABLES, George, Dr., R.N

London: S. H. Bousfield & Co. Ltd., n. d. Illustrated with b/w frontis. & 3 plates by Phil Ebbutt. 12mo. Red cloth illus. with black ship on white sea with iceberg in backgroun, gilt lettering edged in black. Bevelled edges. AEG. xv,335 p. plus 1 page of ads. School prize plate on front pastedown dated March,1904. Light foxing & fading at spine, very light wear at extremities; else Very Good+. [30403] (show more)

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Boys' book based on the author's Arctic travels.

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OUT HERITAGE: THLINGETS - TSIMPSHEANS - HAIDAS

Ketchikan, Alaska: United States Indian Museum, n.d. 8 1/2 x 11 in. Stapled mimeographed sheets, with printed cover. Unpaginated. Some foxing on cover, front cover beginning to pull away at staples; else very good. [56335] (show more)

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Report on Introduction of Domestic Reindeer into Alaska
JACKSON, Sheldon

Illustrated with plates, drawings & maps. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893. 8vo. Wraps. 39 p. + two folding maps. Taped at spine, previous owner's name at top edge of front cover, short tear at base of spine; else very good. [85851] (show more)

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Arctic Circle
CURTIS, Jack

With "frontispiece" by R. Van Wingerden laid in. Salinas, Calif.: Self-published, (1959). 8vo. Wraps. 27 p. 1st edition. One of 205 copies. Fine. [95206] (show more)

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Polardyr
PEDERSEN, Alwin

Illustrated with b/w photos. København: Gyldendalske Boghandel - Nordisk Forlag, 1934. Small 4to. Beige cloth, stamped in blue. 150 p. 1st edition. 3000 eksemplarer. Very good. [96043] (show more)

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Greenlanders, Whales, and Whaling: Sustainability and Self-Determination in the Arctic
CAULFIELD, Richard A

Illustrated with b/w photos & charts. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England for Dartmouth College, (1997). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in silver. xiv, 203 p. 1st edition. Fine in fine d.w. [100346] (show more)

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The Voyage of the 'Pourquoi-pas?': The Journal of the Second French Polar Expedition, 1908-1910
CHARCOT, Jean

English version by Philip Walsh. With a new foreword by Paul-Émile Victor. Illustrated with b/w photos. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, (1978). 8vo. Boards. viii, 315 p. Fine in d.w. which is fine save for a short tear at base of spine. [84757] (show more)

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Reprint of the 1911 edition.

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The Coast of Northeast Greenland: With Hydrographic Studies in the Greenland Sea: The Louise A. Boyd Arctic Expeditions of 1937 and 1938
BOYD, Louise A

Illustrated with b/w photos & maps. New York: American Geographical Society, 1948. Small 4to. xi, 339 p. + 12 folding maps & plates in accompanying case. 1st edition. Minor wear at edges of volume & case; else fine. [92000] (show more)

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Black Diamonds: A Search for Arctic Treasure
HOUSTON, James

B/w Illus. by the author. New York: Atheneum, 1982. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 170 p. 1st U.S. ed. SIGNED by the author. FINE in FINE d/j. [65473] (show more)

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Arctic search for gold leads to Prince Charles Island, west of Baffin Island, and the discovery of the "Black Diamonds" of an oil deposit.

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Alaskan Bird-Life As Depicted by Many Writers
INGERSOLL, Ernest, ed

Illus. with Seven Plates in colors, etc. New York: National Assoc. of Audubon Societies, 1914. 72 p. Name front endpaper, rubbing at top of spine; else very good. [3337] (show more)

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The Earthquakes at Yakutat Bay, Alaska in September, 1899
TARR, Ralph S and Lawrence Martin

Preface by G. K. Gilbert. Illus. with photos & maps. Washington: United States Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, 1912. 4to. Wraps. 135 p. + folding maps & map in pocket at rear. Professional Paper 69. 1st ed. Name stamps; else very good. [37726] (show more)

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Svalbard in International Politics 1871-1925: The Solution of a Unique International Problem
MATHISEN, Trygve

Oslo: Brøggers Boktrykkeris Forlag, 1954. Small 4to. Wraps. 211 p. + folding map. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter Nr. 101. 1st ed. Cover unevenly faded, tear at top of spine; else very good. [65244] (show more)

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Silver Chief: Dog of the North
O'BRIEN, Jack

Illus. by Kurt Wiese in b/w with color frontis plus 4 color plates. Phildelphia: Holt, Rinehart & Winston (©1933). 8vo. Light seafoam cloth stamped in blue. Publisher's Library binding. 218 p. 4th printing, 1966. Fine in lightly sunned & soiled d/j. [66667] (show more)

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Sailor with a Gun
RUTZEBECK, Hjalmar

London: Alvin Redman, (1960). 8vo. Boards. 12mo. 182 p. 1st ed. SIGNED. Fine in d.w. with some chipping at edges. [7205] (show more)

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The Alaskan Beaufort Sea: Ecosystems and Environments
BARNES, Peter W., Donald M. Schell and Erk Reimnitz, eds

Illus. with photos & charts. Orlando: Academic Press, Inc., 1984. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. xvi, 466 p. 1st ed. Previous owner's name on endpaper; else fine. [76764] (show more)

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