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Arctic Bibliography Prepared for and in Cooperation with the Department of Defence Under the Direction of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volumes 1-3

By: Arctic Institute of North America

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Department of Defense: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24284

Condition: VG


These first three volumes cover the early era of Arctic exploration and are an indispensable reference for anyone interested in the history and literature of the Arctic. Folding maps in all three volumes. Very lightly worn non-circulating ex-library reference copies with minimal markings, no pockets. Quite a handsome set with white accession numbers on spines. Front hinge cracked in Volume 2. A very heavy set, special shipping considerations. View more info

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Libby : The Sketches, Letters and Journal of Libby Beaman, Recorded in the Pribilof Islands, 1879-1880

By: Beaman, Libby

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Council Oak Books: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18876

ISBN: 0933031092

Condition: NF


As presented by her granddaughter Betty John. A unique record of a wpman's stay in the Pribiloff Islands of Alasks in the 1800's A handsome production in every way illustrated with drawings and photos. Publisher's broadsheet laid in. Lightest of wear, spine a little faded, a very attractive copy. Hardcover Edition. View more info

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Kalaaliit Nunaat Greenland Atlas

By: Berthelsen, Christian et al

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pilersuiffik, Greenland Home Rule: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30400

ISBN: 8758507086

Condition: Fine


A beautifully produced and illustrated atlas of Greenland. Text in Kalaallisut and English. Statistcal supplement in rear pocket. A large and heavy book. View more info

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Nansen and the Frozen North

By: Black, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1905

Seller ID: 16036

Condition: Good


Illustrated with black and white photographic plates. Pictorial covers.Story on Nansen's journey to the hightest latitudes reached until that time. Covers worn and with red staining. Rear spine splitting at top. Pages browned, some foxing. View more info

The New North : Being Some Account of a Woman's Journey through Canada to the Arctic

By: Cameron, Agnes Dean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D Appleton and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32294

Condition: Good


Travels from Edmonton to Herschel Island and back. Illustrated in black and white from photographs by the author. Bound in green cloth with map paste-on. Covers worn, owners stamp on FFEP. View more info

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The Arctic Year : A Month by Month Account of Life in the Arctic Zone

By: Freuchen, Peter & Salomonsen, Finn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G P Putnam's: 1958

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 9098

Condition: Vg/VG-


Nice copy in somewhat worn jacket with half inch irregular hole near head of spine. View more info

Under the Pole Star : The Oxford University Arctic Expedition 1935-6

By: Glen, A R & N A C Croft

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32245

Condition: Very Good


Handomely rebound in blue cloth with blue leather spine label with gilt ruling and titles. Extensively illustrated with black and white photos, maps and diagrams including a foldout map at rear. Almost imperceptibly ex-library with faint stamp on top edge, catalogue number on verso of title page. Small tear at bottom of frontis photo not affecting photo, p xv loose. A solid and attractive copy. View more info

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Arctic Exploration and Development, c. 500 B.C. to 1915 : An Encyclopedia

By: Holland, Clive

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32007

ISBN: 0824076486

Condition: Very Good


An invaluable reference for anyone interested in things Arctic. Illustrated with 30 maps. A very lightly worn ex-library copy with usual interior markings and pocket, no external markings beyond a stamp on the top edge. A large and heavy book, special shipping considerations may apply for overseas orders. View more info

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Eskimo Summer

By: Leechman, Douglas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31552

Condition: VG/VG


A summer with the Eskimos in the 1940's . Bound in bright orange cloth with quite striking woodcut jacket. Map frontis, black and white photographic plates. Light wear to book, owner's signature. Jacket mildly edgeworn with some loss at the spine tips. View more info

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SEA-ICE ATLAS OF ARCTIC CANADA 1975-1978

By: Lindsay, D. G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Energy, Mines and Resources Canada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25621

ISBN: 0660110245

Condition: VG


A solid non-circulating ex-library copy with minimal interior and exterior markings. Rebound in sturdy bllue library buckram. View more info

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Thawing Out The Eskimo

By: Morice, Rev. Adrian G

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Society for Propagation of the Faith: 1943

Seller ID: 22060

Condition: VG


The story of Bishop Turquetil, known as the Bishop of the North Pole, and his work among the Innuit. Book very lightly worn. Several pieces of jacket, including front flap laid in. Owner's name and and exhortation to return this book written in several places. Gift inscription from the Roman Catholic Mission in Churchill, Manitoba dated 1946. View more info

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The Prospector : North of Sixty

By: Nagle, Ted; Jordan Zinovich

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Lone Pine Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: 1

Seller ID: 30893

ISBN: 0919433677

Condition: Fine/Fine


Nagle was born in Hay River, NWT and spent five years prospecting in the north for Consolidated Mining and Smelting. Illustrated with black and white photos. Warmly inscribed by the co-author Zinovich on the title page. View more info

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The Barren Ground of Northern Canada

By: PIKE,WARBURTON

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, E P Dutton: 1917

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26969

Condition: VG


With black and white illustrations and a foldout black and white sketch map. Bound in green cloth with gilt titling. Owner's signature, very light wear, minor mottling to rear board. A solid and handsome copy. View more info

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The Barren Ground of Northern Canada

By: PIKE,WARBURTON

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29122

Condition: VG


With black and white illustrations and a 2 foldout maps. Bound in green cloth with gilt titling. A lightly worn and very attractive non-circulating ex-library copy with usual interior markings, no pocket, white catalogue numbers on spine. Rear hinge cracked, light exterior wear, bright gilt. View more info

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PITSEOLAK: PICTURES OUT OF MY LIFE

By: Pitseolak [Eber, Dorothy, ed.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, OUP: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6905

Condition: NF/VG


The story of the famous Inuit artist's life in her own words from interviews by Dorothy Eber. The first book to be published in an Inuit/English edition. Illustrated in colour and black and white by Pitseolak. A fine copy in worn jacket with several tears. View more info

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The Polar Voyagers

By: Rasky, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcgraw Hill Ryerson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14041

ISBN: 0070824053

Condition: NF/Good


From the Vikings to the fur-trade explorers of the 18th century. Extensively illustrated in black and white. Jacket worn with several chips and tears. View more info

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Charting the Russian Northern Route

By: Starkokadomskiy, L M

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Montreal, Arctic Institute of North America: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13900

ISBN: 0773502106

Condition: NF/VG


The Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition 1910-1915. Translated and edited by William Barber. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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Arctic Bibliography Prepared for and in Cooperation with the Department of Defence Under the Direction of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volumes 4-8 and volume 11-14

By: Tremaine, Marie (editor)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington & Montreal, Department of Defense & mcGill University Press: 1954-1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24285

Condition: VG


Nine volumes. An indispensable Arctic reference. Folding maps in all volumes except 11 & 13. Very lightly worn non-circulating ex-library reference copies with minimal markings, no pockets. Quite a handsome set with white accession numbers on spines. A very heavy set, special shipping considerations. View more info

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Qikaaluktut, Images of Inuit Life

By: Turlurialik, Ruth Annaqtuusi & Pelly, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, OUP: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7940

Condition: NF/NF


A lovely book filled with pictures by the author illustrating her tales View more info

Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada : A Journey of 3200 miles by Canoe and Snowshoe Through the Hudson Bay Region

By: Tyrrell, James W

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1908

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 32293

Condition: Very Good


Third edition, revised and enlarged. James Tyrell (1863-1945) was a Canadian engineer and explorer, younger brother of Joseph Burr Tyrell who led the expedition written about here and for whom the Royal Tyrell Museum is named. Illustrated with numerous black and white drawings and photos in the text as well as black and white photographic plates. Fold-out colour map of Canada at front showing the routes of the author's voyages, has a two inch tear at one of the folds. The other folding map of Churchill Harbour is present and without flaw. Very handsomely bound in green ribbed cloth with bright... View more info