Rare, antiquarian, used & out-of-print books on Polar travels & voyages, including Arctic, Antarctic, searches for the northwest & northeast passage, and Alaska, at Horizon Books.

AMEDEO, Luigi, of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi; On the Polar Star in the Arctic Sea; with the Statements of Commander U. Cagni Upon the Sledge Expedition to 86-34 degrees North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon His Return to the Bay of Teplitz. New York, London, Dodd, Mead & Co., Hutchinson, 1903, First American edition, 4to [26 x 20 cm]; 2 volumes, xvi, 346, xvii-xxii; viii, [1], 349-702, ix-xii, illustrations from photos, 2 frontispieces (photogravures including portrait), 16 fine photogravure plates, 2 panoramas, 5 maps (2 in pocket), tables, index (complete), original cloth, gilt spine title lettering and vignette, title printed in red and black, endpaper bookplate, a fine, bright and clean set, besides the photogravure plates there are 212 other illustrations, many of which are full-page plates from photos.

Arctic Bibliog 10423. An important attempt at the North pole with descriptions of conditions, wildlife, nature, food, weather, equipment with the second section written by U. Cagni on the sledge march. Amadeo reached the closest to the North Pole at that time. Some of his men froze to death while pulling their sleds over the ice. A richly illustrated work, beautifully photographed and described.

US$450. bookID # 12282


AMEDEO, Luigi, of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi; On the Polar Star in the Arctic Sea; with the Statements of Commander U. Cagni Upon the Sledge Expedition to 86-34 degrees North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon His Return to the Bay of Teplitz. London, Hutchinson & Co., 1903, First edition in English, 4to [25.5 x 20 cm]; 2 volumes, xvi, 346, xvii-xxii; viii, [1], 349-702, ix-xii, 212 illustrations from photos, 2 frontispieces (photogravures including portrait), 16 fine photogravure plates, 2 panoramas, 5 maps (2 in pocket), tables, index (complete), original pictorial gilt cloth, gilt spine title lettering, title printed in red and black, small faint erased stamp of owner's name on title margin, internal hinge bit cracked but firm, cover lightly rubbed, else a very good sound set.

Arctic Bibliog 10423. An important attempt at the North pole with descriptions of conditions, wildlife, nature, food, weather, equipment with the second section written by U. Cagni on the sledge march. Amadeo reached the closest to the North Pole at that time. Some of his men froze to death while pulling their sleds over the ice. A richly illustrated work, beautifully photographed and described.

US$350. bookID # 12920


ANON, ; The Columbian Atlas of the World containing Large-scale Colored maps of each State and Territory in the United States, Provinces of Canada, Every Foreign Country, the Continents and their Subdivisions. Buffalo, NY, Garretson, Cox and Company, 1897, , folio [37 x 31 cm or 14.5 x 12 inches]; 159 pp, 156 pages of colored maps, charts, including many double page, title printed in red and black, original blue pictorial gilt and blind-stamped cloth, gilt title lettering on cover, a little worn at spine ends, corners, very good+ clean and sound copy.

This is not to be confused with the Columbian World's Fair atlas nor the Columbian Atlas of the World We Live In, which was in much smaller format. This atlas is quite large and filled with very detailed colored maps, starting with fine double-page maps of the world and of North America. The maps of the USA include the whole country, individual states and city maps showing streets (Boston, NY city, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Chicago, Detroit, St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis, St. Joseph, Kansas city, New Orleans, San Francisco from Rand McNally Co, plus others as insets). Canadian maps include country, provinces and territories, some provinces showing counties. Other maps include: Mexico, Central America, West Indies, South America (plus other maps of regions of South America), Europe and individual countries, Polar area, Asia, double-page of Palestine with Jerusalem inset, Turkey and its provinces, Indochina, India, Japan, Persia, double of Africa showing colonial borders, South Africa, Egypt with Cairo inset, North Africa, Abyssinia, Australia, New Zealand, etc, plus other charts. Maps have city, province, county indexes in margins.

US$120. bookID # 12789


ARMS, Myron; Riddle of the Ice; A Scientific Adventure into the Arctic. New York, Anchor Books, Doubleday, [1998], Advanced uncorrected proof copy preceding the First edition, 8vo [21 x 14 cm]; xvii, 267 pp, maps, bibliog, original pictorial wraps (heavy paper cover), with the Doubleday publicity label on cover, fine and clean.

"Part nautical, part scientific, part environmental, this Myron Arm's account of his return to the Arctic on an investigative voyage to see for himself the complex balance that affects the world's climate systems, and how close we may be to causing cataclysmic changes to our environment. A fascinating read." (Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

US$2. bookID # 4789


BACK, Captain [George]; Narrative of an Expedition in H. M. S. Terror, undertaken with a View to Geographical Discovery on the Arctic Shores in the Years 1836-7. London, John Murray, 1838, First edition, first issue with ads dated July 1838, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; viii, 456, 12 [ads dated July 1838] pp, 12 fine lithographed plates (complete), including frontis, from paintings by Captain Smyth, with tissue guards, large folding map, showing route, tables, later green morocco backed marbled boards, spine gilt ruled, raised bands, gilt title lettering on leather spine label, light signs of use in few margins, but overall a fine solid and sound copy, the map is fine.

Sabin 2617. Sabin's copy had 12 plates as does ours but some copies only seem to have 10 or 11 plates. Arctic Bibliography 850: 'The ship traversed Hudson Strait, met ice barrier across route in August in Foxe Channel. Beset in ice the Terror drifted along northeast coast of Southampton Island all winter, became freed from ice in Hudson Strait July 14, 1837 and reached an Irish port in near sinking condition'. Sent by the Admiralty to gain knowledge of the coastline between Prince Regents Inlet and Turnagain Point, the work contains detailed observations on the ice floes, islands and visits to parts of Southampton, trading with Baffin Island Eskimos, conditions, weather, privations, etc. The plates are excellent and good examples of conditions and adventures undertaken. A complete copy of a scarce classic Arctic travel.

US$2400. bookID # 12305


BALLOU, Maturin M.; The New Eldorado, a Summer Journey to Alaska. Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1889, First edition, 12mo [20 x 13.5 cm]; x, 352, [viii, ads] pp, original pictorial cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, edge lightly rubbed, else a fine clean copy, presentation inscription from the author.

Ricks p33 cites this 1st edition of 1889. A narrative of the author's travels by rail, boat, etc, with description of the various places he passed through including Yellowstone Park, Grand Canyon, geysers, Mount Tacoma, Vancouver Island, steamship to Alaska, Cook's Inlet, forests, animal life, seals, hunting, climate, gambling in Alaska, native people, schools, Fort Wrangel, native dwellings, mastodons in Alaska, glaciers, bears, salmon, Glacier Bay, Sitka, contrast to Russian Sitka, Prince of Wales Island, Rocky mountains, etc. An attractive copy for the first edition, inscribed from the author

US$100. bookID # 11245


BARNARD, E. C., J. J. McArthur, O. H. Tittmann, W. F. King; Joint Report Upon the Survey and Demarcation of the International Boundary Between the United States and Canada along the 141st Meridian from the Arctic Ocean to Mount St. Elias. Washington, [Department of State], 1918, First edition, 4to [31 x 23.5 cm]; 305 pp, 2 folding maps, 6 folding panoramas from photos, charts and sketches, numerous illus, index, tables, original green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine and gilt map on front cover, light foxing on two leaves but a clean solid near fine copy, there was an atlas of maps sometimes found, not included here.

Ricks p. 128. Wickersham 9375. A very well-illustrated survey of the border between Alaska and Canada.

US$380. bookID # 6068


BARRINGTON, Daines; The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted; A New Edition. With an Appendix, containing Papers on the Same Subject, and on a North West Passage By Colonel Beaufoy, F.R.S.. New York, James Eastburn & Co., 1818, First American edition, 8vo [23 x 14.5 cm]; xiii, [i], [15] - 187m [v] pp, folding map frontis, engraved title page vignette, original boards, with hand titled spine label, edges worn, lightly foxed, good.

Originally printed in London in 1781, Barrington's celebrated 'Tracts on the Possibility of approaching the North Pole' caused the Royal Society to apply to the Admiralty for an Arctic expedition. Phipps was sent and reached the farthest north at that time. Hill notes that the "whole comprises a compilation of extraordinary value for the geography of the northern regions". Sabin 3029. Arctic Bibliography 1092. The appendix is on the probability of reaching, from the island of Spitzbergen, the north pole, by means of reindeer during the winter. Information on winter conditions, huts, clothing needed, etc. Also included are chapters on Navigators who have reached high northern latitudes, observations of the floating ice, various paper read at the Royal Society, etc.

US$250. bookID # 11925


BARROW, John; A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions: Undertaken Chiefly for the Purpose of Discovering a North-East, North-West, or Polar Passage between the Atlantic & Pacific, from earliest Periods of Scandinavian Navigation to Recent Expedition. London, John Murray, 1818, First edition, 8vo [22 x 14 cm]; [viii, ads], [viii], 379, 48 pp, large folding engraved map frontis of Arctic Regions dated 1818, 3 engraved illustrations/plans, with the half title page, later morocco backed marbled boards, gilt spine title lettering & gilt rules, light marginal stain on title & few other pages, faint number in margin, erased and barely perceptible, presentation copy from Arthur's mother 1821, very good, tight, clean.

A detailed account by prolific author and Arctic expert who had access to the British admiralty papers, describing early voyages to the Arctic, through the sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth centuries up to 1818 and the voyages of Ross, Kotzebue, Buchan, Parry and Franklin. The appendices include Buchan's expedition into the interior of Newfoundland (23 pages) and a relation of the discovery of the Strait of Anian made by Captain Maldonado in 1588 (25 pages) with a few illustrations. Mill31 (Catalogue of the Royal Geographical Society).

US$750. bookID # 11697


BELCHER, Captain Sir Edward; The Last of the Arctic Voyages; Being a Narrative of the Expedition in H. M. S. Assistance, under the Command of. . . in Search of Sir John Franklin, During the Years 1852-53-54 with Notes on the Natural History by Sir John Richardson, et al.. London, Lovell Reeve, 1855, First edition, large 8vo [25 x 16 cm]; 2 volumes, xx, 383; vii, 419 pp, complete with 36 plates including 12 fine color lithographed plates, frontis in each volume, 4 maps and charts (3 folding), wood engravings, tables, index, with half title page in each volume, later half green morocco, marbled boards, all edges gilted, title lettering on red spine labels, gilt decorations, gathering a little pulled but firm, few plates with light stain on lower blank margin, a fine clean set in handsome binding.

Abbey Travel 645. Hill p. 21. National Maritime Museum Catalogue I, 921. Sabin 4389. TPL 3409. Arctic Bibliog. 1241. Belcher described his passage through Wellington Channel and the discovery of Exmouth and North Cornwall Islands and the channel leading to Jones Sound. He described his meeting and rescue of Commander Robert McClure of the Investigator on northern Banks Island. His decision to abandon four ships frozen in the ice in Wellington Channel in 1854 led to his court-martial, but he was acquitted. He became an admiral in 1872. This was the last British government sponsored expedition to search for Sir John Franklin, the rest being private. The work describes the expedition in detail including the weather, snow conditions, food, ice, scurvy, optical phenomena, natural history, hunting, fishing, etc. The appendices include an account of the fishes by John Richardson, fossils by T. W. Salter and Sir R. Owen, shells by l. Reeve, Crustacea by T. Bell. This was the first expedition to the Arctic to use photography although none were published in the book. An important expedition in excellent condition.

US$3600. bookID # 12942


BELLOTTI, Felice; The Great North. Toronto, Ambassador Books, [1957], First edition in English, translated from Italian, 8vo [22 x 14 cm]; 253 pp, photo plates, original black cloth, dj (large tear, chip), very good in good dj.

The author travelled in Lapland, the Barents Sea, beyond Ultima Thule, and provides interesting observations on the life and people there.

US$4. bookID # 5984


BERNIER, J. E.; Report on the Dominion Government Expedition to The Northern Waters And Arctic Archipelago of the D.G.S. 'Arctic' in 1910. Ottawa, [Dept. of Marine and Fisheries], [1911], First edition, 8vo [25 x 17 cm]; [xii], [5]-161 pp, numerous illustrations from photos, 6 maps of which 3 are folding, tables, index, original green cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, light stain on cover, else clean and fine.

Arctic Biblio 2718: 'Contains a report of a whaling patrol and exploring cruise, 1910-11, compiled from the log, by J. E. Bernier; an account of ship's track as far as the west coast of Melville Island on McClure Strait (with map); the wintering in Arctic Bay (east side of Admiralty Inlet, with map), and explorations along the shores of that inlet and eastward to Bylot Island; an overland trip to Fury and Hecla Strait and shores of the eastern part of Boothia Gulf, 1910; the crossing of Brodeur Peninsula and the surveying of east shore of Prince Regent Inlet, 1911'.

US$160. bookID # 10998


BILLING, Graham, Guy Mannering; South; Man and Nature in Antarctica. Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed, [1964], First edition, 4to [29 x 22 cm]; 86 pp, plus plates with 207 illus, mostly in color, endpaper maps, original cloth, dj (short tear, rubbed at corner), else fine and clean copy.

Exceptionally good photographs give a realistic idea of life in the Antarctic. The work describes the New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme and what has been achieved in exploration and scientific research.

US$8. bookID # 5888


BOCHER [BCHER], Tyge W.; The Botanical Expedition to West Greenland in 1946 : Introduction with a Short Mention of the Vegetation and Areas Examined; Den Botaniske Expedition til Vestgronland 1946. Copenhagen, C. A. Reitzels Forlag, 1949, First edition, Meddelelser om Grønland Vol. 147 No. 1, 8vo [28 x 18 cm]; 28 pp, with all 14 illustrations including a map, others are photos, bibliog, original heavy paper wraps, title lettering on cover, light cover aging, else clean, unmarked fine copy.

This published in English provides details on the expedition, topography, ecology, botany, collections made. The illustrations are mostly of scenery, lakes, mountain, house of the expedition, etc.

US$20. bookID # 12880


BROWER, Kenneth, photos by Pete Martin, Wilbur Mills, John P. Milton, Gilbert Staender; Earth and the Great Weather: The Brooks Range. San Francisco, Friends of the Earth, McCall Publishing Company, [1973], First Edition, folio [36 x 27 cm]; 188 pp, 59 fine color plates, other illustrations by photos and drwgs, pictorial eps, with the errata slip inserted loose at page 25, usually lacking, original cloth, dj, fine.

Travels and fine photos in Northern Alaska, with observations of Eskimo life and lore.

US$5. bookID # 3352


BROWN, R. N. Rudmose and W. G. Burn Murdock; A Naturalist at the Poles; The Life, Work & Voyages of Dr. W. S. Bruce, the Polar Explorer. London, Seeley, Service & Company, 1923, First edition, 8vo [22 x 15 cm]; 316, [iv, ads] pp, frontis portrait of Bruce, 38 plates, 3 maps including 2 folding and in color, bibliog, index, original pictorial cloth, spine title lettering, endpaper bookplate, endpaper a little toned, corner margin of a leaf chipped, light stain on part of rear cover, interior near fine and quite clean, in very good cover.

Five chapters were written by W. G. Burn Murdock. Based on Bruce's papers and interviews with shipmates and family. Spence 195. Rosove 51.a1. Conrad p. 73: 'A readable and informative biography'.

US$400. bookID # 12432


BURPEE, Lawrence J. (editor); Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. I, No. 1, May 1930. Ottawa, Montreal, The Canadian Geographical Society, 1930, First edition, 8vo [26 x 17 cm]; viii, 102, x pp, numerous illustrations, mostly from photos, including full-page, colored bird plates from paintings, maps, original heavy paper printed wraps, title and design on front cover, very light wear of cover, interior is clean and near fine.

The first issue of this now established journal with well-illustrated articles including West Indies by Alan Longstaff; With the Arctic Patrol by F. G. Banting; Some Canadian Birds by noted artist P. A. Taverner with colored plates of his bird paintings; In the Heart of Asia by Sir Francis Younghusband; The Camera Takes to the Air by Arnold H. Sandwell, an early work on aerial photography, with excellent pictures; Arctic Wild Flowers by A. E. Porsild, etc. Interesting ads with illustrations including by Westinghouse, Jasper, Canadian Pacific, Banff, Royal Bank, Bank of Montreal, Leica with picture of early camera.

US$15. bookID # 13584


BURPEE, Lawrence J. (editor); Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. VII, No. 3, September 1933. Ottawa, Montreal, The Canadian Geographical Society, 1933, First edition, 8vo [26 x 17 cm]; ii, [101]-159, xiv pp, numerous illustrations, mostly from photos, including full-page, one in color, maps, original heavy paper printed wraps, title and design on front cover, light cover mark, clean and near fine.

Well-illustrated articles including Solitudes of the Arctic by J. Dewey Soper; A Visit to Satan by Theophile James Meek, about devil-worshippers in Mesopotamia; The Prairie Orchestra by H. H. Pittman, on insects; Winnipeg by Thomas B. Roberton; The Handicraft of Renaissance in Quebec by Oscar A. Beriau, with much on rugs, weaving, etc. Interesting ads with illustrations.

US$5. bookID # 13588


BURPEE, Lawrence J. (editor); Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. XII, No. 2, February 1936. Ottawa, Montreal, The Canadian Geographical Society, 1936, First edition, 8vo [26 x 17 cm]; ii, [57]-110, x pp, numerous illustrations, mostly from photos, including full-page, maps, original heavy paper printed wraps, title and design on front cover, very light wear of cover (light mark), clean and near fine.

Well-illustrated articles including Vagabonding in the Arctic by Thomas H. Inkster; Charting the Great Lakes by Roy F. Fleming; Village Life in Japan by E. H. Cassidy; Old Fort St. John by Philip H. Godsell; A Canadian in Carthage by Gordon Fournier, etc. With interesting ads with illustrations.

US$5. bookID # 13587


CARPENTER, Captain Alfred and Captain D. Wilson-Barker; Nature Notes for Ocean Voyagers. Being Personal Observations upon life in The Vasty Deep, and Fishes, Birds, and Beasts seen from a Ship's Deck; with popular chapters on Weather, Waves, and Legendary Lore. London, Charles Griffen & Company, 1915, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15.5 cm]; xvi, 181 pp, 139 illustrations including engraved frontis plate of H. M. S. Challenger at St. Paul's Rocks, folding map, many photos, glossary, index, original pictorial gilt cloth, gilt spine title lettering, light cover wear, interior is clean and near fine.

A well illustrated guide to ocean life, mammals including polar bears, seals, whales, etc, birds, fish, plants, corals, surface life, phosphorescence, old sea monsters, weather, waves, with a chapter on old sea customs and chanteys.

US$30. bookID # 12626


CARSTENSEN, A. Riis; Two Summers in Greenland; an Artist's Adventures Among Ice and Islands, in Fjords and Mountains. London, Chapman and Hall, 1890, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; xxxii, 185 pp, 29 plates including frontis from paintings, numerous other illus, foldout map, original pictorial blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, ltear along joint, repair, chip on spine, bookplate removed from front pastedown, else very good.

With much on nature, scenery and people and attractive illustrations.

US$120. bookID # 5580


CARVER, J. [Jonathan]; Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America, in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768. London, Printed for the Author, 1778, First edition, 8vo [21 x 14 cm]; [xx], xvi, [17]-543, [i, errata, directions page] pp, two folding engraved maps (short tear at stub), 4 engraved copper plates including folding, contemporary full calf, raised bands, gilt title lettering on red leather spine label, chip at head of spine, armorial bookplate of Patrick Miller on endpaper and his signature on title margin, lightly foxed on few leaves, near fine, clean copy.

A classic in the exploration of North America, Carver achieved the farthest north-west of any European aside from Hennepin, provides an early description of Wisconsin and Minnesota, the headwaters of the Mississippi, mentioned Oregon for the first time, and describes the natural history and the native peoples. One of the maps shows the headwaters of the Mississippi, lakes Superior and Michigan, and the land as far west as the Dakotas; the other maps shows North America, from the Arctic to northern Mexico. The plates include native people, Indian weapons, falls of St. Anthony. There were numerous later printings due to the popularity and importance of the book. Howes C215. Sabin 11184. Field 251. Streeter Sale 1772. Wood 280: 'an important American zoologica'.

US$2900. bookID # 12873


CHAPMAN, Walker [pseud. for Robert Siverburg]; The Loneliest Continent; The Story of Antarctic Discovery. Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society Publishers, [1964], First Edition, 8vo [21 x 15 cm]; viii, 279 pp, illus, maps, bibliog, index, original cloth, dj (short tears, light wear), fine in good dj.

A useful overview of Antarctic exploration from the initial early probings to the scientific expeditions of the 20th century. Spence 248.

US$2. bookID # 7243


CHUNG, In_Cho; The Arctic and Rockies as Seen by a Botanist; Pictorial. Williamsport, Pennsylvania, by the author, 1984, First edition, published in only 500 copies, 4to [26 x 18 cm]; 343 pp, 2 tipped-in errata sheets at end, 574 fine colored photo illustrations, detailed bibliog, index, map endpapers, original cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, original slipcase with title lettering, not issued with a dust jacket, flat signed by the author on the title page, clean and fine, unmarked.

Fine photos of vegetation and plants from the Rockies, from the Brooks Range of Alaska, through the Yukon and south to Colorado, and from the Arctic, mainly south of the 75th parallel of latitude including Baffin, Victoria and Banks islands and northern Alaska. Valuable for its many fine photos and descriptions

US$160. bookID # 12327


CONRAD, L. J.; Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration; Expedition Accounts from 1768 to 1960. Washougal, L. J. Conrad, [1999], First edition, limited edition to 1,000 copies, 4to [28.5 x 22 cm]; xv, 424, [i] pp, indexes, original blue cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, quite fine, clean, unmarked.

Each expedition has its own section, which contains expedition account, accomplishments, historical importance, bibliographical information. Includes references to recent research. All of the expeditions are included, with each book described.

US$60. bookID # 13766


DAVIS, C. H. [U. S. Navy Dept.]; Narrative of the North Polar Expedition; U. S. Ship Polaris, Captain Charles Francis Hall Commanding; edited under the direction of Hon. G. M. Robeson, Secretary of the Navy. Washington, U. S. Naval Observatory, Government Printing Office, 1876, First edition, 4to [26.5 x 21 cm]; 696 pp, 2 steel engraved frontis's, including portrait, 30 wood-engraved plates with tissue guards, 2 photolithographs (partly colored), 6 maps, other wood engraved illustrations (complete), index, original pictorial gilt cloth, gilt spine title lettering, edges rubbed, spine faded but lettering clear, light spotting on lower cover, internally clean, fine, and unmarked in good cover.

Cooke 233. Arctic Bibliography 18382: 'Narrative of the Polaris Expedition 1871-1873 to seek the North Pole, explore regions north of Smith Sound and to make scientific investigations.' The work is a well-illustrated account of the expedition, the sledge and boat journeys, scientific activities, the death of Hall on the expedition, with an extended review of his work, the attempted voyage south, drift of the ice-floe party to the Labrador coast, and the rescue of both parties and the subsequent inquiry. The appendices provide correspondence between the British admiralty and the US Navy. Hall, one the great Arctic explorers, was the first to report on the fate of the lost Franklin expedition, based on his earlier expedition.

US$280. bookID # 12856


DAVIS, Wade; The Clouded Leopard; Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire. Vancouver, Toronto, Douglas & McIntyre, [1998], First edition, 8vo [23.6 x 16 cm]; viii, 231 pp, original black cloth, gilt spine title lettering, dj, fine, clean and unmarked (as new).

Davis, author of several fine travel books and explorer with National Geographic, writes here of remote regions he has explored including the rain forest of Borneo, mountains of Tibet, Arctic, Sahara, etc, describing the first hallucinogen from the animal kingdom, the cactus cults of Peru, the Vodoun priests of Haiti, the Inuit narwhal hunters on Baffin Island and others. 'Davis writes magnificently with verve when describing his many adventurous field trips, telling science or history and vivid fantasy when portraying hallucinogenic trances. . . spellbinding' [New York Times].

US$6. bookID # 12808


DAY, Luella; The Tragedy of the Klondike; This Book of Travels Gives the True Facts of What Took Place in the Gold-fields Under British Rule. New York, np, 1906, First edition, 12mo [19.5 x 14 cm]; 181 pp, photo plates including one of author, with the half-title, original blue cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, spine ends a little rubbed, two leaves opened carelessly with loss of about quarter of a page, internal hinges repaired, otherwise very good.

Arctic Bibliography 3740. The author's personal narrative of her travels in the Klondike, Yukon, during the gold rush with some remarkable pictures.

US$100. bookID # 10803


DE HAVEN, Edwin J.; Report from the US Brig Advance of the U. S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin (Elisha Kane) in Reports of the Secretary of the Navy. Washington, Senate Ex. Doc. No. 1, 32nd Congress, 1852, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; 550 pp, tables, 22 folding plans (some loose but all complete and intact), original cloth, faded, short tear at spine foot, else a clean very good copy.

The reports by De Haven are from pages 23 to 41 and are dispatches from St. Johns, Newfoundland dated June 7, 1850, Whale Fish Islands dated June 29, 1850, off Port Leopold dated August 22, 1850 and from the US Brig Advance, New York October 4, 1851. The latter report was reprinted in Elisha Kane's book, "The U. S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin published New York 1853 (Arctic Bibliography 8381) as Appendix B. De Haven was the captain, Kane the surgeon, on the expedition. The earlier reports were not included in Kane's book. This is the first appearance in print of the 1851 report. This volume also includes about 23 other reports and documents related by the Secretary of the Navy, William A. Graham, including a report on trial run of an electromagnetic railroad locomotive on the Baltimore & Washington Railroad, reports on the Navy yards & Docks, provisions, supplies, contractors, personnel, pay, lists of vessels in commission, & a report on a solar eclipse and numerous statistical tables related to Navy business. The plans include building, the Memphis Navy Yard, etc.

US$130. bookID # 7800


DUNBAR, Moira; Keith R. Greenaway; Arctic Canada From the Air. Ottawa, Defence Research Board, 1956, First Edition, large 8vo; [vi], 541 pp, profusion of illustrations from photos, maps, many folding maps, appendices of principal expeditions to Canadian Arctic, references, glossary, index, original blue cloth, spine a bit faded, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, clean and fine in very good cover, with an inscription from Greenaway to D. H. Sadler.

An important work and the first published book with comprehensive photos of Canadian Arctic taken from the air.

US$40. bookID # 10431


EDWARDS, William Seymour; In To the Yukon. Cincinnati, The Robert Clarke Company, 1904, First edition, 8vo [20 x 14 cm]; xii, [13] - 312pp, frontis, numerous illustrations on plates from photos, original pictorial cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, tiny hole in internal hinge, a clean fine copy.

Wickersham 3914. A narrative of travel in a series of letters from the Great Lakes to St. Paul, Winnipeg, Banff, Vancouver, Skagway, Atlin, down the Yukon to Dawson and the Klondike, where the author describes the people, prospectors, dogs, searching for gold, etc, and his return via Seattle, Williamette, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Denver and Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, all of which are described.

US$160. bookID # 10382


FIENNES, Sir Ranulph; To The Ends of The Earth; The Transglobe Expedition - The First Pole-to-pole Circumnavigation of the Globe. New York, Arbor House, 1983, First Edition, 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; 547 pp, color illustrations and plates, maps, endpaper maps, index, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, dj (not price clipped), fine, clean and unmarked.

A well-written and interesting account, of what is becoming a classic travel narrative, with useful appendices listing chronologies of previous Arctic and Antarctic explorations, scientific appendix.

US$4. bookID # 7830


FISHER, David E.; Across the Top of the World; To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. New York, Random House, [1992], First edition, 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; [xii], 256, [iii] pp, color illustrations from photos, map endpapers, bibliog, original cloth backed boards, silver spine title lettering, silver vignette on cover, dj (not price clipped), fine.

An account of the first surface voyage to the North Pole by Russian icebreaker, with much historical background on previous travels in the area. The author has written both novels and non-fiction books.

US$5. bookID # 9578


FUCHS, Sir Vivian; Antarctic Adventure; The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition. New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, [1959], First American Edition, 8vo [21 x 15 cm]; [xvi], 190 pp, illustrations from drwgs by Stuart Tresilian, colorplates from photos, 9 maps including double page, original cloth, dj, fine.

Spence 489. The stirring and fast-paced story of the first crossing of Antarctica via the South Pole.

US$6. bookID # 2477


FUCHS, Sir Vivian; Antarctic Adventure; The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58. London, Cassell, [1959], First edition, 8vo [21.5 x 15 cm]; [xvi], 190 pp, illustrations from drwgs by Stuart Tresilian, colorplates from photos, 9 maps including double page, original cloth, dj (short tear, slightly rubbed at edge), fine.

Spence 489. The stirring and fast-paced story of the first crossing of Antarctica via the South Pole. This is the true first edition (as stated).

US$9. bookID # 5943


FUCHS, Sir Vivian; Sir Edmund Hillary; The Crossing of Antarctica, the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1955-56. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, [1958], First American Edition, 8vo; xviii, 328 pp, numerous illustrations from photos, including color, maps, map eps, original cloth, dj (tape repair, small crease), else fine.

Spence 491. Hillary was the first person to reach the South Pole by land since Scott, and Fuchs the first to cross the continent.

US$4. bookID # 2228


FUCHS, Sir Vivian; Sir Edmund Hillary; The Crossing of Antarctica, the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1955-56. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, [1958], First American Edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; xviii, 328 pp, numerous illustrations from photos, including color, maps, plus map endpapers, index, original cloth, sliver spine title lettering, dj (chipped at spine ends, not price clipped), signature, very good+ in good jacket.

Spence 491. Hillary was the first person to reach the South Pole by land since Scott, and Fuchs the first to cross the continent.

US$8. bookID # 9577


FUCHS, Sir Vivian; Sir Edmund Hillary; The Crossing of Antarctica, the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1955-56. London, Cassell, [1958], First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; xviii, 338 pp, numerous illustrations from photos, including color, maps, map endpapers, glossary, appendices, index, original cloth, silver spine title lettering, dj (lightly rubbed, closed tear), endpaper inscription, else fine in very good dj.

Spence 490. Hillary was the first person to reach the South Pole by land since Scott, and Fuchs the first to cross the Antarctic continent.

US$10. bookID # 10903


GAGE, Simon Henry; The Microscope. Ithaca, New York, The Comstock Publishing Company, 1932, Ultra-violet edition, 8vo [23 x 16 cm]; viii, 589 pp, about 300 detailed illustrations from drawings, photos, tables, title page vignette, bibliography, index, original cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, spine slightly faded but lettering clear, near fine and clean copy, presentation inscription signed by author on endpaper with loose card presentation also signed.

A detailed and very well-illustrated work covering all aspects of microscopes and their parts, including polarizing microscopes, micro-spectroscopes, drawing with the microscope, photographing, preserving specimens, etc, etc. This edition has a new chapter on ultra-violet radiation in microscopy.

US$50. bookID # 13676


GILMOUR, S. Carter; later Eustace Reynolds-Ball; Travel & Exploration; a Monthly Illustrated Magazine. London, Witherby & Co., 1909-1910, First edition, 8vo [22 x 16 cm]; 24 monthly parts in 4 volumes, 1,800 pages, 304 plates, many other illustrations, maps, indexes, original pictorial cloth, gilt spine title lettering, black lettering on cover, rubbed at some outer edges, an outer edge with slight foxing, overall near fine, clean and unmarked.

A superbly illustrated periodical in 24 monthly parts from January 1909 to December 1910 (the magazine ended publication on February 1911, the last two months rarely found). There are many first-hand accounts by explorers and others including L. C. Bernacchi on both Peru and Antarctic, A. C. Yate on the Russo-Japanese war, Charles Bethune Horsbrugh on New Guinea, M. Aurel Stein on his Asian explorations, Hugh Robert Mill on Antarctic (including one on Shackleton with full-page silhouette, with numerous others including mountaineering, motoring travels, desert exploration, aviation, travels by train, dirigible, travel photography, etc. Four massive volumes with require extra postage.

US$190. bookID # 13597


GREELY, Adolphus W.; Three Years of Arctic Service; an Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-84 and the Attainment of the Farthest North. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886, First Edition, large 8vo [24 x 18 cm]; 2 volumes, xxv, 428, xii, [1], 444 pp, illus, 43 plates including frontispieces (one is engraved portrait), folding facsimile, ports, plus 9 maps (some folding and foldout, large folding map in pocket), appendices, index, original pictorial cloth with picture in red, white, black and gold on blue cloth, silver lettering, slightly rubbed at edges, a bright and very clean fine set.

Arctic Bibliog 6118: "This narrative of the Expedition's course by the leader, includes accounts of the battle with ice on the sea, the sledge journeys, the life of the men in camp and on the march, and the geography of territory explored; with a chapter on polar ice. " Smith G49: "Amply illustrated and greatly detailed, the account combines narrative form with journal excerpts to tell the story of one of the most celebrated of Arctic expeditions. The preface gives a good insight on the author. Though he is a stolid writer, it is an outstanding narrative." Appendices include notes on ethnology, natural history, ornithology, botany, medusae and auroral displays.

US$350. bookID # 12737


GRIGGS, Robert F.; The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. Washington, The National Geographic Society, 1922, First Edition, large 8vo [26 x 18 cm]; xv, 341 pp, folding panorama frontis, profusion of illustrations & plates, including 16 color plates, 9 maps, including 2 folding, index, original pictorial gilt cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, cover lightly rubbed, interior is clean and fine in very good+ cover.

The classic study of volcanos in Alaska. Excellent illustrations.

US$30. bookID # 11091


HALL, Charles F.; edited by J. E. Nourse; Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition Made by Charles F. Hall: His Voyage to Repulse Bay, Sledge Journeys to the Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's Land, and Residence Among the Eskimos During the Years 1864-'69`. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1879, First edition, 4to [26.5 x 21 cm]; [x], l, 644 pp, 2 engraved portrait plates including frontis, other plates & portraits, tissue guards, many other illus, 20 maps including folding & double-page, some colored, large folding linen-backed map in pocket, tables, index, original green pictorial cloth gilt, gilt spine title lettering, lightly rubbed at edge, presentation bookplate on endpaper, else a fine and clean copy, complete.

A voyage in search of records of the Franklin expedition and to benefit geography, natural history, navigation and science. Arctic Bibliography 6486: 'From winter quarters in the Wager Inlet and Repulse Bay regions, Hall's four man party explored the shores north and west from Melville Peninsula to King William Island, 1864 -69. . . Includes detailed information on the Iglulik Eskimos of Repulse Bay, information on Franklin relics, on the fish and game of region, the auroras, and the traveling conditions'. There are also appendices on astronomy, meteorological observations, geology by Emerson, Hall's conversations with the Innuits, demand for whale and seal oil in the manufacture of jute. Eight of the maps, sketches of coast-lines, were drawn by Innuits.

US$350. bookID # 12855


HALLE, Louis J., Introduction by Les Line; The Sea and the Ice; A Naturalist in Antarctic. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1973, First Edition, 8vo [22 x 16 cm]; xv, 286 pp, illustrations from photos and drwgs, map, map eps, original cloth, dj (short tears), very good.

Spence 556. Much on the ornithology of the Antarctic, although the author covers other aspects of nature, geography, history of the area.

US$2. bookID # 2568


HARTWIG, Dr. G.. with additional chapters by Dr. A. H. Guernsey; The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar and Equatorial Regions of the Globe. Philadelphia, Johnson & McClain, 1871, First Edition, thick large 8vo [25 x 17 cm]; xx, [17] - 761 pp, frontis of Esquimaux dog team, many illus, including full-page, original pictorial gilt cloth, foot of spine bit frayed, light shelf wear, minor foxing on few leaves, covers little faded, else very good sound copy.

AB 6732. This is a combination of the author's Polar World and his Tropical World, first published in German. The first part includes new material on the acquisition of Alaska and on C. F. Hall's expedition on 1860-62. Considerable detail on climate, vegetation, mammals, birds, seas, marine animals, regional sketches of exploration, peoples, etc.

US$20. bookID # 2674


HAYES, Isaac I.; The Land of Desolation; Being a Personal Narrative of Observations and Adventure in Greenland. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1892, First edition, 12mo [19 x 13 cm]; 357, [2, ads] pp frontis, 39 illus, mostly being full-page and maps, original green cloth with gilt picture on front cover in black border, gilt spine title lettering, edges rubbed, spine ends bit worn, name on endpaper but clean very good copy.

Arctic Bibliography 6792: 'Narrative of a visit to Greenland in the steam yacht of the artist William Bradford, 1869, giving an account of the trip along the coast, from Julianehaab to Melville Bay, with chapters on the Norst ruins, on the settlement of Julianehaab, glaciers, icebergs, fiords, polar bear hunting, Upernavik, Disko Island, Godhavn, etc, with numerous illustrations of local scenes and customs'. Smith H62: 'interestingly written'.

US$95. bookID # 8369


HAYES, Isaac I.; The Land of Desolation; Being a Personal Narrative of Observations and Adventure in Greenland. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1892, First edition, 12mo [19 x 13 cm]; 357, [2, ads] pp frontis, 39 illus, mostly being full-page and maps, original cloth with gilt picture on front cover in black border, gilt spine title lettering, spine ends lightly frayed, spine slightly faded but lettering clear, endpaper inscription, very good clean and sound copy.

Arctic Bibliography 6792: 'Narrative of a visit to Greenland in the steam yacht of the artist William Bradford, 1869, giving an account of the trip along the coast, from Julianehaab to Melville Bay, with chapters on the Norst ruins, on the settlement of Julianehaab, glaciers, icebergs, fiords, polar bear hunting, Upernavik, Disko Island, Godhavn, etc, with numerous illustrations of local scenes and customs'. Smith H62: 'interestingly written'.

US$80. bookID # 12122


HEALY, M. A.; Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1885. Washington, Government Printing Office, House of Representatives ex doc 153, 1887, First edition, 4to [29.5 x 23.5 cm]; 102 pp, 2 large folding maps, 4 color lithographed (chromolithograph) plates (birds, fish, plant), 67 illustrations on 38 plates, contemporary full calf, gilt title lettering on leather spine labels, joints split and loosening, corner wear, else very good, interior quite clean and fine.

Ricks 118. Wickersham 7596. Arctic Bibliography 18401: 'Corwin's cruise in Bering and Chukchi Seas, giving aid to natives and ship-wrecked whalers, patrolling the fur seal islands and visiting Bogoslof Island; dispatching exploratory parties to complete the survey of Kowak (Kobuk) River and explore the Noatak River.' Also included are reports by J. C. Cantwell on the exploration of the Kowak River, Alaska; S. B. McLenegan on Noatak river; C. H. Townsend on natural history and ethnology on northern Alaska, with lists and descriptions of birds, mammals, fishes, plants found.

US$150. bookID # 8483


HEARNE, Samuel; edited with an introduction by Richard Glover; A Journey From Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean. Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, A North West Passage, &c. in the years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772. London, printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1795, First edition, 4to [33 x 26 cm]; xliv, 458 pp, complete with 5 folding maps including large folding map frontis hand colored in outline, 4 folding engraved plates, errata page, original marbled boards with later leather spine, gilt spine title lettering and decorations in blind, a few margins with light foxing, a fine uncut copy with wide margins, copy of Simon McGillivary Junior with his signature dated 1822 on title page.

The epic journey by Hearne, who was the first European to reach the Arctic Ocean, at the mouth of the Coppermine River, by land and discovered the Great Slave Lake and the Mackenzie River system. Hearne was employed by the Hudson's Bay Company in Canada for twelve years. He recorded in detail the lives of the Indians and the natural history of the regions seen on his three trips. The book's publication, three years after Hearne's death, was due to the famous French explorer La Perouse, who found Hearne's manuscript when he captured Fort Albany, Hudson's Bay, and stipulated, as a condition of surrender, that the manuscript be published. Sabin 31181: 'The author will be remembered as the first white man that ever gazed on the dreary expanse of the Arctic of Frozen Ocean from the northern shores of the Continent of America. . . a beautiful volume'. Streeter sale 3652: 'This day-to-day record of three trips northwest by land from Hudson Bay was printed from Hearne's manuscript three years after his death'. 'A painfully honest chronicle of his epic journey. . . a classic in the literature of northern discovery' [Newman, Empire of the North]. TPL 445. Cox II, p. 171. Hill 141. Lande 1220. Simon McGillivray (1783?-1840) entered the London firm of McGillivray, Fraser and Co. in 1805, and in 1813 became a partner in the Montreal-based McTavish, McGillivray and Co. He

US$10000. bookID # 12860


JACKSON, Frederick George, edited from his journals by Arthur Montefiore; The Great Frozen Land (Bolshaia Zemelskija Tundra); Narrative of a Winter Journey Across the Tundras and a Sojourn Among the Samoyads. London, Macmillan and Co., 1895, First edition, 8vo [23.5 x 16 cm]; xviii, 297, [ii, ads] pp, frontis with tissue guard, numerous illustrations from photos and drawings including full-page, 3 foldout colored maps, showing author's route, index, original blue pictorial gilt cloth, gilt ruled and with gilt spine title lettering, edges a little rubbed, signature and bookplate on endpaper, light foxing, very good sound copy, with a 'presentation copy' blind-stamp on title from the publisher.

Arctic Bibliography 7940: 'In the fall of 1893 the author went to Vaygack Island, explored it and spent a year living among the Samoyeds using reindeer and ponies for sledge hauls. He travelled the arctic coast from Vaygach to the Pachora, ascended that river to Ust Tsilma, traveled westward to the Mezen via the Pinega to Archangel, thence eastward around the White Sea and north across the Kola to Varanger Fiord. This journey was undertaken to learn winter travel methods and gather information from the natives in preparation for the author's Franz Josef Land Expedition begun later in the year 1894'. The work describes the Samoyed's appearance, way of life, language, folktales, character, food, travel, beliefs and diseases, as well as natural history, geography, weather, the Lapps, scurvy and frostbite. Nerhood 416.

US$240. bookID # 12447


JACKSON, Frederick George, edited from his journals by Arthur Montefiore; The Great Frozen Land (Bolshaia Zemelskija Tundra); Narrative of a Winter Journey Across the Tundras and a Sojourn Among the Samoyads. London, Macmillan and Co., 1895, First edition, 8vo [23.5 x 16 cm]; xviii, 297, [ii, ads] pp, frontis with tissue guard, numerous illustrations from photos and drawings including full-page, 3 foldout colored maps, showing author's route, index, original blue pictorial gilt cloth, gilt ruled and with gilt spine title lettering, edges a little rubbed, signature and bookplate on endpaper, light foxing, very good sound copy.

Arctic Bibliography 7940: 'In the fall of 1893 the author went to Vaygack Island, explored it and spent a year living among the Samoyeds using reindeer and ponies for sledge hauls. He travelled the arctic coast from Vaygach to the Pachora, ascended that river to Ust Tsilma, traveled westward to the Mezen via the Pinega to Archangel, thence eastward around the White Sea and north across the Kola to Varanger Fiord. This journey was undertaken to learn winter travel methods and gather information from the natives in preparation for the author's Franz Josef Land Expedition begun later in the year 1894'. The work describes the Samoyed's appearance, way of life, language, folktales, character, food, travel, beliefs and diseases, as well as natural history, geography, weather, the Lapps, scurvy and frostbite. Nerhood 416.

US$200. bookID # 8053


JAMES, Bushrod W.; Alaskana or Alaska in Descriptive and Legendary Poems. Philadelphia, Porter & Coates, 1893, second edition, expanded with additional legends, 12mo [19.5 x 13 cm]; [ii], 402 pp, frontis, plates from photos, appendix, original pictorial gilt decorated cloth, all edges gilted, spine bit darkened, fine.

Nicely illustrated. Ricks p. 130. Wickersham 5337. Smith 5103.

US$18. bookID # 5052


KANE, E. K.; Report of Dr. E. K. Kane in relation to results of second expedition in search of Sir John Franklin [and other reports including that of Lieutenant H. J. Harstene on Kane expedition]. Washington, Senate document, 34th Congress, 1st session, ex. doc. #1, 1855, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; 316 pp, tables, later cloth, paper spine title label, light foxing on title page but overall clean, sound and very good.

The book, under the title "Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress", dated 1855, contains a number of reports. The report by Kane is 17 pages and gives his first report which was later followed by his book published in 1856. Besides the report by Kane, there is a related report entitled, 'Instructions to, and report of Lieutenant H. J. Hartstene, in command of expedition to Arctic seas in search of Dr. E. K. Kane, United States Navy, and his companions', which lists the names of officers and crew of the two rescue ships, and the list of passengers, which included Kane and members of his party. Other reports related to Navy business are included in the work, such as 'List of deaths, resignations and dismissals in the navy', tables of contracts for equipment, etc.

US$90. bookID # 7774


KEELY, Robert N.; G. G. Davis; In Arctic Seas, the Voyage of the "Kite" with the Peary Expedition together with a Transcript of the Log of the "Kite". Philadelphia, Rufus C. Hartranft, 1893, , 8vo [23 x 17 cm]; vii, 524 pp, frontis, many illustrations & plates, folding map of Greenland, original pictorialred cloth with silver scene on cover, gilt lettering, rubbed, front hinge strengthened, very good copy.

AB 8484: "The expedition of 1891-2, sponsored by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, was under command of Peary until he left the ship, then under Prof. A. Heilprin. The personnel included zoologists and botanists." Much on the West Greenland coast, natives, ice, etc.

US$55. bookID # 2542


LADA-MOCARSKI, Valerian; Bibliography of Books on Alaska Published Before 1868. New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1969, First edition, 4to [28.5 x 21.5 cm]; vii, 567 pp, frontis is title in Russian with illus, 161 plates are reproductions of title pages, indexes in English and Russian, bibliog, original red blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine title lettering, dj (not price clipped), fine, clean and unmarked.

The best and most useful reference on the subject with an introduction by Archibald Hanna Jr. Each of the books cited has a detailed description and full collation, includes English translations of Russian titles.

US$150. bookID # 12831


LINDSAY, Martin; Sledge; The British Trans-Greenland Expedition of 1934. London, Cassell and Company, [1935], First edition, 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; xi, 342 pp, 49 photo plates by Andrew Croft, including folding panoramas and frontis, 5 maps including large colored folding map at end, plus line drwgs by Frank Wilson, tables, index, original blue cloth with gilt spine title lettering, some light foxing on edge and some leaves, very good solid and sound, clean copy, signature, signed by author on endpaper, dated March 4th, 1936.

A fascinating account of the 1,200-mile journey across Greenland from west to east with description of hardships and accomplishments including some scientific discoveries. Arctic Bibliography 10171: 'Based on the diaries of Lindsay, A. Croft and D. Godfrey; account of a three-man trip by sledge and skis under Lindsay's leadership May-Sept. 1934, across Greenland icecap in the region Jakabshavn-Kangerdlugassuaq; carrying out a survey exploring Watkins Mts. from the west and making measurements. Describes organization, finance, equipment, travel methods, dog-driving, weather, icecap, mountains, with a chapter on Croft's wintering 1933-34 on west coast.' Appendices include Geology by Gilbert Wilson, appendices on equipment, photography, rations, topography, measurements, etc.

US$190. bookID # 11437


LINKLATER, Eric; The Voyage of the Challenger. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, [1972], First American Edition, 4to [25.5 x 19 cm]; 288pp, numerous illus, including full-page, many color plates, including from orig sources, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, dj (slightly rubbed at spine head, not price clipped), fine, clean and unmarked.

The author of over 50 books gives a very readable account of the important scientific voyage of the Challenger that began in 1872. The purpose was to investigate marine life, chart the sea depths and collect scientific data. The naturalists aboard (Henry Moseley, John Murray) also made many observations and drawings at the many places the ship landed. The voyage included Atlantic islands, West Indies, Patagonia, Pacific islands, Tahiti, New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, Japan, Antarctic, etc. An interesting and well-produced book, beautifully illustrated with many historical pictures.

US$2. bookID # 12278


LINKLATER, Eric; The Voyage of the Challenger. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, [1972], First American Edition, 4to [25.5 x 19 cm]; 288pp, numerous illus, including full-page, many color plates, including from orig sources, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, in slightly worn dj, fine..

The author of over 50 books gives a very readable account of the important scientific voyage of the Challenger that began in 1872. The purpose was to investigate marine life, chart the sea depths and collect scientific data. The naturalists aboard (Henry Moseley, John Murray) also made many observations and drawings at the many places the ship landed. The voyage included Atlantic islands, West Indies, Patagonia, Pacific islands, Tahiti, New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, Japan, Antarctic, etc. An interesting and well-produced book.

US$1. bookID # 3094


LLOYD, Clare; The Travelling Naturalists. Seattle, University of Washington Press, [1985], First American edition, 4to [25 x 20 cm]; 156 pp, color plates and many other illustrations, from early sources, maps, bibliog, index, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, dj, fine, clean, unmarked.

The author traces the travels of eight naturalists of the 19th century, including Waterton, Speke, Seebohm, Mary Kingsley, Saunders, Green, Murchison, Bates in the Arctic, Amazon, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and describes their discoveries, adventures and impact. Beautifully illustrated and fascinating text showing the transformation of natural history.

US$5. bookID # 12685


LLOYD, Clare; The Travelling Naturalists. Seattle, University of Washington Press, [1985], First American edition, 4to [25 x 20 cm]; 156 pp, color plates and many other illustrations, from early sources, maps, bibliog, index, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, dj, fine, fresh, bright, clean, unmarked.

The author traces the travels of eight naturalists of the 19th century, including Waterton, Speke, Seebohm, Mary Kingsley, Saunders, Green, Murchison, Bates in the Arctic, Amazon, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and describes their discoveries, adventures and impact. Beautifully illustrated and fascinating text showing the transformation of natural history.

US$3. bookID # 12279


LYON, Captain G. F.; The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon of H. M. S. Hecla. London, John Murray, 1824, First edition, 8vo [22 x 14.5 cm]; xiii, [i, plate list], 468 pp, large folding map, 7 engraved plates including frontis, musical notations, with the half title page, later half calf and marbled boards, marbled edges, gilt title lettering on red leather spine label, light offsetting of plates to opposite page, a fine and clean copy, handsomely bound.

The book is considered one the best on the Eskimos [Inuit] and the north, recording an expedition to discover the northwest passage. The journal sets forth details of the expedition, especially concerning Eskimo life, which were not included in Parry's official account, The Journal of a Second Voyage. Hill 186: 'The author, accompanying Parry's second Arctic expedition in 1821-23, observed with great attention the habits of life and traits of character of the different tribes of the "Esquimaux". The Fury and Hecla sailed in 1821 in search of a northwest passage and succeeded in examining Repulse Bay and the Fury and Hecla Strait'. The fine plates are by Finden after drawings by Lyon. Lande 1291. Field 961. Sabin 42583. Arctic Bibliography 10531. TPL 1289.

US$430. bookID # 12651


LYON, Captain G. F.; The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon of H. M. S. Hecla. London, John Murray, 1824, First edition, 8vo [22 x 14.5 cm]; xiii, [i, plate list], 468 pp, large folding map, 7 engraved plates including frontis, musical notations, later cloth with title lettering on paper spine labels, endpaper with tear, signature of John Stephens, 1839, on endpaper, light stains in outer margin of few leaves, minor foxing, interior very good, clean.

The book is considered one the best on the Eskimos [Inuit] and the north, recording an expedition to discover the northwest passage. The journal sets forth details of the expedition, especially concerning Eskimo life, which were not included in Parry's official account, The Journal of a Second Voyage. Hill 186: 'The author, accompanying Parry's second Arctic expedition in 1821-23, observed with great attention the habits of life and traits of character of the different tribes of the "Esquimaux". The Fury and Hecla sailed in 1821 in search of a northwest passage and succeeded in examining Repulse Bay and the Fury and Hecla Strait'. The fine plates are by Finden after drawings by Lyon. Lande 1291. Field 961. Sabin 42583. Arctic Bibliography 10531. TPL 1289.

US$280. bookID # 13336


LYON, Captain G. F., RN; A Brief Narrative Of An Unsuccessful Attempt To Reach Repulse Bay, Through Sir Thomas Rowe's "Welcome", In His Majesty's Ship Griper, In The Year MDCCCXXIV. London, John Murray, 1825, First edition, 8vo [22 x 13.5 cm]; xvi, 198, [i, plate list] pp, folding engraved map as frontis, 7 engraved plates, tissue guards, tables, later half calf and marbled boards, marbled edges, gilt title lettering on red leather spine label, slight offsetting of plates to opposite page, minor foxing on a few pages, a fine and clean copy, handsomely bound.

Hill 186: 'Another attempt at the northwest passage, this one through Hudson Bay. Interesting accounts are given of the Eskimos of the Southampton Islands, immediately north of Hundson Bay. Also contained are an appendix by Barlow concerning magnetic anomalies in the polar region, an abstract of each day's work and a botanical appendix by Professor J. D. Hooker'. Bad weather drove back the expedition. Sabin 42851. Arctic Bibliography 10534. Field 962. TPL 1324. Lande 1292. An important and classic work on arctic exploration.

US$440. bookID # 12652


MACKENZIE, Alexander; Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Lawrence through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in the years 1789 and 1793. London, Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, Cobbett and Morgan, and W. Creech, 1801, First edition, 4to [28 x 22 cm]; [i], viii, cxxxii, 412, [ii, errata leaf], engraved frontis portrait, 3 large folding maps, one with route hand colored in red (one map loose, tears on maps), original elaborately blind-stamped leather boards, rebacked with leather spine, raised bands, gilt title lettering on red leather spine label, cover lightly worn, light offsetting on title page, very light foxing on some pages, very good+ sound copy.

Howes M133: 'First crossing of the continent from ocean to ocean by a white man'. Hill 187: 'One of the most important of Canadian books'. Sabin 43414: 'Remarkable for its accuracy'. Wheat Transmississippi 251: 'a milestone'. Field 967: 'Filled with accounts of the tribes of Indians who inhabited the regions traversed by him. . . a minute, careful and interesting relation of them. . . his investigations were remarkable for their accuracy; Sir John Franklin expressed his surprise at being able to corroborate their correctness in his own explorations'. Lande 1317. Streeter Sale 3653. Wagner-Camp 1:1. TPL 658. The work includes accounts of two expeditions: the first in 1789 from Fort Chipeway to the Arctic Sea, the author being only the second white person the reach the Arctic by land, and the second in 1792 across North America to the Pacific, including details on the fur trade and the discovery of the Mackenzie River. The first edition of the first account of a North American transcontinental crossing, a cornerstone work of exploration.

US$6200. bookID # 13057


MANNICHE, A. L. V.; The Terrestrial Mammals and Birds of North-East Greenland; Biological Observations. Kobenhavn, Bianco Lunos Biogtrykkeri, 1910, First edition, text in English, 8vo [26 x 18 cm]; 199, [i, index] pp, 7 plates including foldout colored map, other plates all colored but one from drwgs, numerous other illustrations from photos, tables, contemporary half calf with textured boards and endpapers, gilt spine title lettering, a little rubbed, signature on endpaper, else clean near fine sound copy.

Not in Wood, Zimmer, Nissen or Ripley. Arctic Bibliography 10873 cites only the Danish edition of 1911. The Danish Expedition of 1906-8 explored the unknown coast of Northeastern Greenland from Cape Bismark to farthest point reach by Peary, to investigate the climate, flora and fauna, all of which are reported here including a fully annotated list of the 38 species of birds found with notes on nests, eggs, coloration, songs, food and habits. Four of the color plates are of birds, and one of eggs.

US$200. bookID # 8052


MARKHAM, Captain Albert Hastings; The Great Frozen Sea; A Personal Narrative of the Voyage of the 'Alert' During the Arctic Expedition of 1875-6. London, Daldy, Isbister & Co., 1878, First edition, 8vo [21.5 x 14 cm]; xx, 440 pp, 8 plates including 2 double-page colored plates of flags, frontis, 2 maps including one folding and tinted, other illus, index, contemporary half maroon morocco, marbled boards, gilt spine title lettering, spine faded but lettering clear, lightly foxing on few leaves, else clean, very good copy.

This edition includes the appendices of the programs of entertainment of the crews, the table of game, etc, but was omitted in later editions. This copy includes the two double page color plates of crews and flags of the spring and autumn sledges, not included with all copies. Arctic Bibliog 10926: 'The author commanded the Alert during the British Arctic Expedition under Nares to the North Polar Sea, wintering at Cape Sheridan, North Ellesmer Island. . . His narrative contains detailed account of the passage through the ice from Smith Sound northward, wintering the ship, entertaining the crew, itineraries'.

US$450. bookID # 9988


MAWSON, Sir Douglas; The Home of the Blizzard, Being the Story of the Australian Antarctic Expedition, 1911 - 1914. Philadelphia, London, J. B. Lippincott Company; William Heinemann, [1915], First American edition, from English sheets and identical to London edition, 8vo [25 x 18 cm]; 2 volumes, xxx, 349; xiii, 338 pp, 2 photogravure frontispieces, numerous plates of which 18 are in color, maps including 3 folding in rear pocket, original orange cloth, slight shelf wear, hinge cracking but firm, very good sound set, internally fine and clean, includes the errata slip, often lacking.

Spence 773. Mawson lead and organized the Australian Antarctic Expedition, exploring thousands of miles of coast and hinterlands gaining much of scientific value. On one inland sledging expedition, Mawson lost both his companions and only survived by iron will and great courage. His return to base was so delayed that the party was forced to stay another winter. A classic account.

US$440. bookID # 3402


MEAR, Roger and Robert Swan; In the Footsteps of Scott. London, Jonathan Cape, [1987], First Edition, 8vo [25 x 17 cm]; xiii, 306 pp, numerous color illustrations and plates, map endpapers, tables, original cloth, dj (not price clipped), clean and fine.

A well illustrated and interesting account of the first attempt at the south pole on foot since Scott in 1912. Swan later went on to the north pole, becoming the first man to reach both poles on foot. This work won the 1987 Boardman Tasker Award. 'Deserves to be widely read' (Richard Adams).

US$12. bookID # 8821


MEAR, Roger and Robert Swan, additional material by Lindsay Fulcher; A Walk to the Pole; To the Heart of Antarctica In the Footsteps of Scott. London, Jonathan Cape, [1987], First American edition, 8vo [25.5 x 17 cm]; xiii, 306 pp, numerous color illustrations and plates, map endpapers, tables, index, original cloth, silver spine title lettering, dj (not price clipped), clean and fine,.

A well illustrated and interesting account of the first attempt at the south pole on foot since Scott in 1912, following Scott's original route. Swan later went on to the north pole, becoming the first man to reach both poles on foot. This work won the 1987 Boardman Tasker Award. 'Deserves to be widely read' (Richard Adams). This copy has the National Geographic articles 'In the Footsteps of Scott' by Robert Swan, 'The Antarctic Challenge' by Peter Scott, and 'Antarctica' by Priit Vesiland each with color illustrations from photos, published April 1987.

US$10. bookID # 10345


MIKKELSEN, Ejnar; Lost in the Arctic; Being the Story of the 'Alabama' Expedition, 1909-1912. London, William Heinemann, 1913, First edition in English, large 8vo [25 x 18.5 cm]; xviii, 395 pp, frontis (port), numerous photo plates, colored folding map, index, original cloth boards with new cloth spine & paper title label, lettering on front cover is faded, edges a little shelfworn, lightly foxed on some leaves, quite a good solid copy.

Arctic Bibliography 11428. The author lead an expedition to the north-west coast of Greenland where the earlier Danish expedition of 1906-08 had succeeded in mapping and exploring the area but resulted in the loss of three lives and the diaries and journals. The author recovered these and describes the area in detail.

US$80. bookID # 7296


NARES, G. S.; Narrative of A Voyage To The Polar Sea, during 1875-6, in H.M. Ships 'Alert' and 'Discovery'; By Capt. Sir G.S. Nares, commander of the expedition; With notes on the Natural History, edited by H.W. Feilden. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878, First edition, 8vo [22.5 x 15 cm]; 2 volumes, xl, 395; viii, 378 pp, 14 plates including 6 plates with mounted real woodbury photos, 3 natural history plates including one colored of bird eggs, 2 folding maps (one with repair on verso), with both half title pages, orig green cloth, with borders in black, gilt spine title lettering, professionally rebacked preserving covers and spines, May Fluhmann's bookplate, slight foxing on few leaves, edges bit rubbed, outer margins of few plates lightly rippled, very good set.

The book describes an attempt to reach the north pole, via Smith Sound and Robeson Channel exploring the northern parts of Ellesmere Island as well as Northwest Greenland, by boat and sledge, and were the first to sail between Greenland and Ellesmere Island reaching the Lincoln Sea. A farthest North at 83 degrees, 20 minutes was reached by a sledging party lead by Albert Markham. Arctic Bibliog 12026.

US$1150. bookID # 12862


NELSON, Edward W.; Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska Between the Years 1877 and 1881. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1887, First Edition, 4to [30 x 23.5 cm]; 337 pp, 21 plates, including 12 color lithographs (chromolithographs) of birds, 9 plates of fish; the color bird plates are from Ridgway's paintings, original cloth, outer joint split, small hold in one text page (with loss of few letters), some plates damp stained in margin, else clean copy, overall very good.

Arctic Bibliography 12183. In four parts including birds with a bibliography of Alaskan ornithology, mammals of northern Alaska, field notes on Alaskan fishes, report on diurnal Lepidoptera collected in Alaska, plus author's narrative. H. W. Henshaw revised the part on birds and T. H. Bean, W. H. Edwards and F. W. True also contributed. Arctic Bibliography 12183. Nissen 673. Hasse p. 55. Ricks 161. Wood 489.

US$170. bookID # 8475


NELSON, Edward W.; Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska Between the Years 1877 and 1881. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1887, First Edition, 4to [30 x 23.5 cm]; 337 pp, 21 plates, including 12 color lithographs (chromolithographs) of birds, 9 plates of fish; the color bird plates are from Ridgway's paintings, original cloth, light wear to extremities, repair to corner of front free endpaper, slight adhesion to one plate, very good copy with bright chromolithograph plates.

Arctic Bibliography 12183. In four parts including birds with a bibliography of Alaskan ornithology, mammals of northern Alaska, field notes on Alaskan fishes, report on diurnal Lepidoptera collected in Alaska, plus author's narrative. H. W. Henshaw revised the part on birds and T. H. Bean, W. H. Edwards and F. W. True also contributed. Arctic Bibliography 12183. Nissen 673. Hasse p. 55. Ricks 161. Wood 489.

US$130. bookID # 2782


OMMANNEY, F. D.; South Latitude. London, Longmans, Green and Co, 1938, First Edition, 8vo; xi, 308 pp, frontis, full-page illustrations from photos, ep maps, original cloth, faded, scattered foxing, very good.

Spence 873. The author was a lecturer in zoology.

US$2. bookID # 1145


OSBORN, Lieut. Sherard; Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal; or, eighteen months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition, in the Years 1850-51. London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1852, First edition, 12mo [19.5 x 12.5 cm]; ix, 320 pp, 4 colored lithographed plates including frontis, folding partly hand colored map, with the appendix, contemporary full calf, gilt title lettering on leather spine label, gilt ruled, marbled boards and edges, endpaper inscription, endpaper bookplate of polar researcher Andrew Taylor, front joint partly cracked but firm, edge rubbed, clean & fine.

Sabin 57760. Abbey Travel 640. Arctic Bibliography 12899: "the voyage by Baffin Bay, Lancaster Sound, Barrow Strait, the wintering at Griffith Island, and return. Includes informative notes on West Greenland Eskimos, negotiating the ice of northern Baffin Bay, ice conditions in the Canadian Arctic waters, hunting adventures, clothing, food and equipment , carrier pigeons, the sledge journeys, arctic nature and winter recreations". "As a surveying expedition, it was eminently successful. . . due to the steam- tenders, which, during the summers of 1850 and 1851, held out new prospects for arctic navigation. The way in which the Pioneer or Intrepid cut through rotten ice, or steamed through the loose pack in a calm, was an object-lesson to the whalers, and led directly to the employment of powerful screw-steamers in the whaling fleet" [DNB]. One of the important Franklin search expedition and dedicated to Lady Franklin, the fine and attractive colored view plates, the appendix nor the map, were not included in the US edition.

US$1900. bookID # 12663


OXENHORN, Harvey; Tuning the Rig; a Journey to the Arctic. New York, Harper & Row, Publishers, [1990], First Edition, 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; xviii, 281 pp, maps, map endpapers, original cloth with silver spine title lettering, dj (not clipped), small remainder mark on lower edge, fine and clean.

The search for humpback whales in a tall ship with comments on natural history, ecology, human drama, by poet.

US$7. bookID # 8538


PARRY, William Edward; Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed In The Years 1821-22-23, In His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla. London, John Murray, 1824, First edition, 4to [30 x 23.5 cm]; [viii], xxx,571, [i, errata], [iv, ads dated 1824] pp, 39 plates, maps and charts, 8 folding (complete) including frontis, 9 engraved and lithographed maps, other illus, tables, later half calf & marbled boards, raised bands, gilt title lettering on red leather spine label, old signature on title page, small endpaper bookplate, a fine, clean copy in handsome binding, nice wide margins, plates with tissue guards.

Lande 1385. Sabin 58864. Smith 7963. TPL 1295. Arctic Bibliog. 13142. National Maritime Museum I, 836. Hill 226:'Parry was twice frozen in for several months, but made many explorations and discoveries by sea and land. . . This work deals with the characteristics of the Eskimos (Inuit) and is a treatise on aboriginal life as well as a narrative of scientific discoveries'. Field 1184: 'Splendid work'. Of the fine plates, many from drawings by Captain Lyon, 22 are of the Inuit, their domestic life, fishing, hunting, villages, modes of travel, boats, tools, portraits, etc.

US$1500. bookID # 12760


PARRY, William Edward; Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed In The Years 1819-20, In His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper. With an Appendix, Containing Scientific and Other Observations. London, John Murray, 1821, First edition, 4to [29 x 23.5 cm]; [viii], [i, errata], xxix, 310, clxxix pp, 20 plates, maps and charts (complete) including folding, frontis, landfalls, other illus, tables, later half calf & marbled boards, raised bands, gilt title lettering on red leather spine labels, decorated in compartments, very light foxing to few leaves, old small repair to stub of map, a fine, clean & unmarked copy in handsome binding, wide margins.

TPL 1206. Sabin 58860. Lande 1751. National Maritime Museum 822. Arctic Bibliography 13145. Hill 225: 'Parry reached Lancaster Sound in July, sailed through and explored and named Barrow Strait, Prince Regent Inlet and Wellington Channel. . . He reached 110 degrees west, earning a reward offered by parliament to the first ship's company that should attain that meridian. He also discovered Melville Island and other of the Parry Islands. After being frozen in for ten months, the ships were released on August 20, 1820. . . on his arrival in England he was commissioned commander and elected to Royal Society. . . he charted hundreds of miles of coastline in the Canadian Arctic and collected valuable data on Arctic natural history. Many of the fine plates are from sketches by Frederick William Beechey.

US$1300. bookID # 12759


PELLY, David F.; Expedition; An Arctic Journey Through History On George Back's River. Toronto, Betelgeuse Books, [1981], Limited First edition, 8vo [23 x 17 cm]; xiii, 172 pp, color frontis, illustrations, portraits, color plates from photos, maps, bibliography, list of birds, mammals and plants found, index, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, very good jacket (rubbed at edges, slight wear at spine head, not price clipped), else a fine copy inscribed & signed by the author with his name on title page.

An account of the Pelly Lake Expedition that retraced George Back's 1834 travels through the Canadian Arctic and Barrens, from the source of Back's River to Lake Pelly. The Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company at the time, John Henry Pelly, who supported Back's explorations, was an ancestor of the author. The frontis and many illustrations are from Back's original work.

US$55. bookID # 13851


PIM, Bedford [Clapperton Trevelyan]; The Gate of the Pacific. London, Lovell Reeve & Co., 1863, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; xiv, 432 pp, complete with 9 plates of which 8 are colored lithographs with tissue guards, 7 maps including 2 folding and 1 colored, a folding map with small old repair on verso, original pictorial cloth, gilt spine title lettering, light wear at spine edges and corners, very good+ copy.

Sabin 62872. Palau 225979. Welch 63. Pim had been an Arctic explorer and sailed with Belcher in search of Franklin and later commanded the Banterer off the coast of China and commanded the Gorgon off the coast of Central America. Hill 539: 'He originated and surveyed the Nicaraguan Canal route across the Isthmus, through the Mosquito Coast and Nicaragua.' Grieb 526: 'includes analysis of the various canal and railroad schemes in the isthmus and denunciation of the British government for failure to stand up to the Yankee bullies who seek to control the region. He demonstrates the importance of a canal to world commerce'. This work provides good descriptions of Nicaragua and Panama and some on Honduras based on his extensive travels. The excellent colored plates are views and scenes including San Juan del Sur, Gorgon villa, port of Realejo, railway bridge over Chagres, eastern suburb of Panama, etc.

US$420. bookID # 12889


PIM, Bedford [Clapperton Trevelyan]; The Gate of the Pacific. London, Lovell Reeve & Co., 1863, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; xiv, 432 pp, 9 plates of which 8 are colored lithographs with tissue guards, 7 maps including 2 folding and 1 colored, folding map with split at folds, original pictorial cloth rebacked with new cloth spine preserving most of original spine and gilt spine title lettering, cover wear, hinge cracked but firm, rear endpaper lacking, light blind-stamp to title page, interior good in fair cover.

Sabin 62872. Palau 225979. Welch 63. Pim had been an Arctic explorer and sailed with Belcher in search of Franklin and later commanded the Banterer off the coast of China and commanded the Gorgon off the coast of Central America. Hill 539: 'He originated and surveyed the Nicaraguan Canal route across the Isthmus, through the Mosquito Coast and Nicaragua.' Grieb 526: 'includes analysis of the various canal and railroad schemes in the isthmus and denunciation of the British government for failure to stand up to the Yankee bullies who seek to control the region. He demonstrates the importance of a canal to world commerce'. This work provides good descriptions of Nicaragua and Panama and some on Honduras based on his extensive travels. The excellent colored plates are views and scenes including San Juan del Sur, Gorgon villa, port of Realejo, railway bridge over Chagres, eastern suburb of Panama, etc.

US$210. bookID # 12728


PORTER, Eliot, forward by Walter Sullivan; Antarctica. New York, E. P. Dutton, [1978], First Edition, large 4to [31 x 32 cm]; 168 pp, colorfrontis, 87 color plates & illus, ep maps, original cloth, dj (short tear), fine.

A superb production with very fine photographs by one of the best nature photographers, with much on nature, bird life, scenery, Shakleton's base, etc. Spence 932. One of the finest photographic works on the Antarctic.

US$3. bookID # 5787


PRIESTLEY, Sir Raymond (editor) with a foreword by H. R. H. The Duke of Edinburgh; Antarctic Research; A Review of British Scientific Achievement in Antarctica. London, Butterworths, 1964, First Edition, 4to [28.5 x 23 cm]; xi, 369 pp, 36 color plates, numerous illustrations in text, including tables, charts, maps including 2 folding color maps in pocket at rear (loose as issued), original cloth, silver lettering, slight rubbing on lower spine, else fine.

Spence 942. The 31 chapters are by various experts in their field including Priestley, Vivian Fuchs, Morley, Orr, Wiggins, G. de Q. Robin, Raymond Adie, H. H. Lamb, etc and covers all aspects such as polar travel, navigation, dogs, ice cover, seals, whales, fish and bird life, plants, climate, atmosphere, pack ice, aurorae, ionosphere, etc.

US$60. bookID # 2838


RICHARDSON, Sir John; Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Ruperts Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships Under Command of Sir John Franklin with an Appendix on the Physical Geography of North America. London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1851, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; 2 volumes, viii, 413, 32 [ads]; vii, 426 pp, 10 color lithographed (chromolithograph) plates, 8 wood engravings, folding hand colored map (short tear), tables, later half calf bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, raised bands, gilt spine title lettering on spines, a few margins with barely perceptible foxing, interior is clean and near fine in fine and handsome binding.

AB 14489: "Contains the journal of Richardson's and Dr John Rae's expedition in the summer and fall of 1848 down the Mackenzie River and eastward along the coast to Coppermine River, returning overland to Fort Confidence; with chapters on Eskimos, Kutchin, Cree and Chiewyan Indians and on Dr Rae's summer journey in 1849, down the Coppermine River." The appendices are on physical geography, climatology, the geographical distribution of plants, list of insects, vocabularies of natives. According to the Arctic Bibliography, the first American edition of 1852 were issued with no plates or map. Eight of the color plates are of aboriginals in views or activities. Lande 1411. Field 1300. Sabin 71025. TPL 3029. Graff 3493. Peel 266.

US$2500. bookID # 12887


RICKS, Melvin; edited by Stephen W. and Betty J. Haycox; Mevlin Ricks' Alaska Bibliography: An Introductory Guide to Alaskan Historical Literature. Portland, Binford & Mort, [1977], First edition, large 8vo [27 x 18 cm]; xvi, 270 pp, frontis portrait, original cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover, fine, clean and unmarked.

An annotated and encyclopedic bibliography covering thousands of books, papers, articles, pamphlets based on over 25 years of study, preceded by an introduction and guide. A very useful reference.

US$20. bookID # 12829


SCHWATKA, Frederick; A Summer in Alaska; A Popular Account of the Travels of an Alaska Exploring Expedition Along the Great Yukon River, From its Source to its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska. Philadelphia, John Y. Huber Company, 1891, First edition, 8vo [23.5 x 16 cm]; 418 pp, frontis, well-illustrated with numerous plates and other illustrations from drwgs and paintings by author, Mr Homan, Gloster and others, index, original pictorial blue cloth with picture in black and gilt, gilt title lettering, spine vignettes, lightly rubbed at edges, short tear of endpaper, else near fine and clean.

Arctic Bibliography 15604 cites only the 1893 edition. Wickersham 2798. Ricks 193. Smith S30: 'Schwatka's fame and this book did much to acquaint Americans with this area in the 1890's'.

US$120. bookID # 8527


SCORESBY, William, Junior; Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; Including Researches and Discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland Made in the Summer of 1822 in the Ship Baffin of Liverpool. Edinburgh, Archibald Constable and Co., 1823, First edition, 8vo [22 x 14 cm]; xlii, 472 pp, 8 plates and maps including the two folding engraved maps (one with old repair on verso), the plan of a deserted hamlet on Jameson's Land, 2 large folding panoramas, view plates, tables, later morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt spine title lettering, spine a little faded but lettering clear, some minor foxing on few leaves, near fine, tight and sound.

Sabin 78171. Arctic Bibliog 15614. Hill p. 566: "an account of his voyage. . . whaling and exploration of the Scoresby Sound region in search for Eskimo settlements and for magnetic and other observations, including descriptions of ice conditions, physical features, ocean currents, ruins of Eskimo dwellings. . . . [his] discoveries were greater in importance and number than those of any other single navigator in northern waters." The appendices include list of plants by W. J. Hooker and extracts of two other whalers of 1822, lists of rocks and minerals and of animals found on the coast of Greenland.

US$900. bookID # 12517


SCOTT, Captain R. F.; arranged by Leonard Huxley, preface by Sir Clements R. Markham; Scott's Last Expedition, in two volumes, Volume I being the journals of Captain R. F. Scott, RN, Volume II being the Reports of the Journeys & Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913, First American edition, first issue, thick 8vo [24 x 17 cm]; 2 volumes, xxiv, 443; xiv, [i], 376 pp, 2 engraved frontispieces (port), 8 fldg maps, including one in color, 4 fldg panorama, large number of plates, 18 color (incl from Wilson's watercolours), 8 photogravures, 100+ other illus, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, top edge gilted, rear cover of volume II is stained, minor foxing on few leaves, endpaper bookplate, interior is quite clean, overall a very good set, tight and sound.

Antarctic Bibliog 23-6320 (Amer edition), Spence 1058. Conrad, 188: 'This is the place to begin for this expedition. Read this first, then supplement, compare and decide'. There were three issues of the American edition in 1913, this being the first issue (one of the issues had no illustrations). The London edition was also published in 1913. The tragic story with considerable detail, especially scientific, of the second expedition to reach the South Pole, arriving a month after Amundsen, but perishing before completing their return trip to base camp. Six of the photogravures and 16 of the color plates are from sketches by Edward A. Wilson. The photos were taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the expedition. A classic of polar travel, very well-illustrated.

US$290. bookID # 12024


SCOTT, Captain R. F.; arranged by Leonard Huxley, preface by Sir Clements R. Markham; Scott's Last Expedition, in two volumes, Volume I being the journals of Captain R. F. Scott, RN, Volume II being the Reports of the Journeys & Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913, First American edition, first issue, thick 8vo [24 x 17 cm]; 2 volumes, xxiv, 443; xiv, [i], 376 pp, 2 engraved frontispieces (port), 8 fldg maps, including one in color, 4 fldg panorama, large number of plates, 18 color (incl from Wilson's watercolours), 8 photogravures, 100+ other illus, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, top edge gilted, discoloration stains at edges of covers, especially rear of volume II, minor foxing, interior is quite clean, overall a very good set, tight and sound.

Antarctic Bibliog 23-6320 (Amer edition), Spence 1058. Conrad, 188: 'This is the place to begin for this expedition. Read this first, then supplement, compare and decide'. There were three issues of the American edition in 1913, this being the first issue (one of the issues had no illustrations). The London edition was also published in 1913. The tragic story with considerable detail, especially scientific, of the second expedition to reach the South Pole, arriving a month after Amundsen, but perishing before completing their return trip to base camp. Six of the photogravures and 16 of the color plates are from sketches by Edward A. Wilson. The photos were taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the expedition. A classic of polar travel, very well-illustrated.

US$450. bookID # 11764


SCOTT, Captain R. F.; arranged by Leonard Huxley, preface by Sir Clements R. Markham; Scott's Last Expedition, in two volumes, Volume I being the journals of Captain R. F. Scott, RN, Volume II being the Reports of the Journeys & Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913, First American edition, first issue, thick 8vo [24 x 17 cm]; 2 volumes, xxiv, 443; xiv, [i], 376 pp, 2 engraved frontispieces (port), 8 fldg maps, including one in color, 4 fldg panorama, large number of plates, 18 color (incl from Wilson's watercolours), 8 photogravures, 100+ other illus, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, top edge gilted, spine is lightly faded with few small scratches, interior is quite clean and near fine, bookplate on endpaper, overall a very good+ set, tight and sound.

Antarctic Bibliog 23-6320 (Amer edition), Spence 1058. Conrad, 188: 'This is the place to begin for this expedition. Read this first, then supplement, compare and decide'. There were three issues of the American edition in 1913, this being the first issue (one of the issues had no illustrations). The London edition was also published in 1913. The tragic story with considerable detail, especially scientific, of the second expedition to reach the South Pole, arriving a month after Amundsen, but perishing before completing their return trip to base camp. Six of the photogravures and 16 of the color plates are from sketches by Edward A. Wilson. The photos were taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the expedition. A classic of polar travel, very well-illustrated.

US$500. bookID # 12023


SCOTT, Captain Robert F.; The Voyage of the 'Discovery'. London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1905, First edition, large 8vo [24.5 x 17 cm]; 2 volumes, xx, 556; xii, 508 pp, 2 photogravure frontispieces, 13 color plates from watercolors by Edward Wilson, maps (including 2 fldg colored in pockets, numerous other plates, incl double-page, illustrations in text, index, original cloth, top edge gilted, with gilt medallions on each cover, edges lightly rubbed, corner wear, a very good set, clean, with the tipped in leaf from the publisher.

Spence 1051. Renard 1369. AntBibl 23-53.61 With 260 full-page and other illustrations by Dr E. A. Wilson and other members of the expedition and the color plates from Wilson's paintings. The Discovery was the first British ship built for scientific purposes. A very detailed account of this important expedition (British National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-4), which was the first in-depth exploration of the continent. Conrad 121: 'A classic of expedition literature as Scott mixes geographical, scientific and metaphysical observations with the sure hand of an Edwardian gentleman'. Only 1,000 copies of the first edition were reportedly issued.

US$950. bookID # 12101


SCOTT, J. M.; Portrait of an Ice Cap with Human Figures. London, Chatto & Windus, 1953, First edition, 8vo [20.5 x 14 cm]; 173 pp, frontis, photo plates, drwgs, original cloth, dj (chipped, tear), near fine in very good dj.

The author, who was part of the Watkins expedition of 1930, describes life and survival on the Greenland ice cap based on his own experiences and the previously unpublished diaries of his companions.

US$13. bookID # 5946


SIMPSON, Thomas; Narrative of the Discoveries on the North Coast of America; effected by the Officers of the Hudson's Bay Company During the Years 1836-39. London, Richard Bentley, 1843, First edition, 8vo [23 x 15 cm]; xix, 419 pp 3 folding maps on two sheets, two maps hand colored in outline, half red morocco and matching red boards, raised bands, gilt spine title lettering, front joint cracked & repaired, bookplates of Francis Hagner and Andrew Taylor, polar archivist, interior clean and near fine.

TPL 2315. Streeter 3709. Hill p274. Field 1411. Wagner-Camp 101. Arctic Bibliography 16124: 'Contains biographical sketch of the author with comment on the mystery of his death by his brother, narrative of expedition of Peter Dease and Thomas Simpson with party of twelve men to explore the northern coast of America from Mackenzie River westward and from Coppermine River eastward to Back River. Contains the journey from Fort Garry (Winnipeg) to Fort Chipewyan; descent of the Slave and Mackenzie [Rivers], etc.; discovering Boothia (now Simpson) Strait; exploration of the southern coast of Boothia Peninsula and Victoria Island. Includes detailed remarks on geographic features along the routes, weather and travel conditions; the Indians and Eskimos of the Mackenzie, northern Alaska and Coppermine regions'. An appendix lists about 150 plants collected along the coast between Coppermine River and Point Turn again, 1838, with reference to literature by Sir W. J. Hooker, eminent botanist, magnetic variation and dip observed by Simpson. Besides the maps called for in the book there are several contemporary maps, mounted on rear endpapers, including two maps taken from the Times of November 1st and 2nd, 1876 relating to the Nares Arctic expedition in the Alert and Discovery with two pages of text on same; and a folding map of the Arctic regions showing the route of the

US$3400. bookID # 12732


SNOW, W. Parker; Voyage of the Prince Albert in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Narrative of Every-day Life in the Arctic Seas. London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1851, First edition, 8vo [20 x 12.5 cm]; xvi, 416 pp, 4 color lithographed (chromolithographed) plates after Snow's paintings (including extra title page), folding colored lithographed map showing route & day-by-day track of ship, tables, nineteenth century half vellum & marbled boards, gilt title lettering & rules on spine, light foxing on 2 plates, near fine sound copy, presentation copy on by John Barrow, FRS, who was a subscriber to expedition, also inscribed by Mrs Barrow.

Arctic Bibliography 16362: 'Journal of an expedition, June-September 1850, under Captain C. C. Forsyth, sponsored by Lady Franklin, which the author accompanied, acting as the ship's doctor. Describes in detail the voyage around Baffin Bay, through Lancaster Sound, Barrow Strait, entering into Wellington Channel, Prince Regent Inlet, landing at Cape Riley, etc; comments on encounters with other Franklin search ships in the area, descriptions of ice conditions, navigation, etc'. Sabin 85560. TPL 3111. Lande 52105. National Maritime Museum 906. Abbey Travel 638. John Barrow's presentation is on a tipped-in leaf to Royal United Service Institution and Mrs Barrow's presentation is to same organization, hand-written on endpaper.

US$2400. bookID # 12669


SOLA, A. E. Ironmonger; Klondyke: Truth and Facts of the New El Dorado. London, The Mining and Geographical Institute, [1897], First edition, large 8vo [27.5 x 19 cm]; [i, ad], [xii], 92. [93-102, ads] pp, frontis (port. signed by the author in the plate), 25 plates from photos, 4 maps at end, including one folding (although only 3 called for in list), original pictorial gilt cloth with graphic skeleton grasping a pot of gold, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, old endpaper signature, small tape stains on endpaper, near fine, gilt bright, interior clean and fine.

Wickersham 4414. Ricks p. 207. Howes S749. Arctic Bibliography 16441: "Drawn from the author's observations during nearly four years' prospecting in the Klondike, and from reports of Canadian government officials. Information on routes, mining regulations, methods of placer mining, occurrence of gold, advice on clothing, staking claims, Indians, game, agriculture, etc, with a narrative of the author's experiences." The author doesn't seem to have found much gold himself but documents the Gold Rush quite well for others. The ads are interesting, relating to gold fields elsewhere, equipment, mining, mining tools with engraved illustrations.

US$165. bookID # 12248


STAENDER, Vivian, photos by Gilbert Staender, drawings by Frank Staender; Adventures with Arctic Wildlife. Caldwell, Idaho, The Caxton Printers, 1970, First edition, 8vo [23.5 x 16 cm]; [ii], 260 pp, over 150 illustrations including color from photos, glossary, bibliog, index, original cloth, dj (price clipped, small hole), fine and clean in vg dj.

Interesting observations on wildlife, including animals, fish, plants, based on extensive travels through Alaska. The work is also a how-to manual complete with the author's list of equipment and supplies. List of birds found.

US$15. bookID # 8029


STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur; The Adventure of Wrangel Island. London, Jonathan Cape, 1926, First British edition, 8vo [23 x 16 cm]; xxviii, 424 pp, frontis, many plates from photos, maps (including color folding), original cloth, gilt title lettering on spine, edges worn, interior clean, good.

Arctic Bibliog 16744: "Account of an expedition to colonize Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean, 1921-23, directed by Stefansson." Based in part on diary of E. L. Knight.

US$30. bookID # 10780


STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur; Ultima Thule; Further Mysteries of the Arctic. London, George G. Harrap & Co., [1942], First British edition, 8vo [22 x 14 cm]; 256 pp, 13 maps, illustrations from photos and drwgs by Alexander Popini, bibliog, index, original cloth, rubbed at edges, publishers label on front cover, cover is good, internally very good and clean.

The author, a major Arctic explorer, describes his theories about Pytheas and Columbus' travels in the Arctic, as well as Arctic climate in their time.

US$24. bookID # 5253


STEPHENSON, William B.; The Land of Tomorrow. New York, George H. Doran Company, 1919, First Edition, sm 8vo; xviii, 19 - 240 pp, frontis, illus, original pictorial cloth, rubbing at edges, corners worn, good clean copy.

Wicks 210; Wickersham 2228. Travels through Alaska, describing nature, conditions, geology, people, etc.

US$5. bookID # 1504


SVERDRUP, Otto; New Land; Four Years on the Arctic Regions. London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1904, First edition in English, translated from Norwegian by Ethel Harriet Hearn, 8vo [24.5 x 16 cm]; 2 volumes, xvi, 496; xii, 504 pp, frontis in each volume, numerous plates and illustrations from photos, 8 maps including folding of which four colored on two sheets in rear pocket, index, orig navy blue cloth with silver picture on each front cover and silver spine title lettering, slightly foxed on few leaves, cover slightly marked, a fine set, clean throughout, nice bright covers, the picture on each cover shows huskies with the Fram.

This first English edition includes four scientific appendices not printed in the Norwegian edition, by Per Elisaeus Schei, Herman Georg Simmons and Edvard Bay. Arctic Bibliography 17322. This is the narrative of the second Fram Expedition, 1898-1902, under Sverdrup, with the object of advancing towards the North Pole, through Smith Sound or to circumnavigate Greenland, with good descriptions of Ellesmere Island, life at winter quarters, animal life, hunting and sledge journeys, accounts of the mapping, etc. Notable for the discovery of Axel Heiberg, Elef Ringnes and Findlay Islands, the expedition filled in the last major unknown area on the map of the western Arctic.

US$1200. bookID # 12874


SYKES, Sir Percy; A History of Exploration From the Earliest Times to the Present Day. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1934, third edition, with a new appendix, large 8vo [25.5 x 16 cm]; xiv, 426 pp, colored frontis from painting, 24 full-page plates from early sources, 44 maps including many folding, detailed index, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, dj (old clear tape repair, worn at edges, not price clipped), short tear to a margin, list of illustrations re-mounted, else a very good, clean copy in good jacket.

A useful and authorative survey with a surprising amount of detail, covering all parts of the world, eg, detailed chapter on exploration of Tibet, several chapters on Arabia, the discovery of Siberia and Japan, Australia, Marco Polo, etc. The new appendix of 52 pages describes exploration in recent times, published just before the death of the author, and includes additional chapters on Bashakard and Makran, Mecca, south-eastern Tibet, Valley of the Assassins, Gobi Desert, Hadhramaut, the Yemen, Central Asia, Southern Lut, New Hebrides, Manchuria, Nile-Congo divide, Antarctic, etc, and includes the latest journey of St. John Philby.

US$30. bookID # 13485


TILMAN, H. W.; Ice With Everything. Sydney, Gray's Publishing Company, [1974], First Canadian edition, published same time as first English edition, 8vo [22.5 x 14 cm]; 142 pp, illustrations from photos, maps, map endpapers, original cloth, dj (lightly rubbed at spine ends), fine in very good dj.

Neate T37: 'In later life Tilman spent his time sailing to remote arctic and antarctic locations, landing to do a bit of climbing' A narrative of Tilman's travels mainly on the east cost of Greenland. The appendix lists his various boats with chronologies.

US$4. bookID # 4052


TILMAN, H. W.; Triumph and Tribulation. New York, Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, [1977], First American edition, 8vo [22 x 14 cm]; 153 pp, illustrations from photos, maps, original cloth, dj, fine.

Tilman describes his voyage to Spitzenbergen, Disko Island, Angmagssalik, his sailing around the island of Vestspitzbergen and travels in Greenland. This is his last book. Neate T48.

US$5. bookID # 4051


TURNER, L. M.; Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska; Results of Investigations made Chiefly in the Yukon District and the Aleutian Islands, Conducted Under the Auspices of the Signal Service of the US Army, from May 1874 to August 1881. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1886, First edition, 4to [30 x 23 cm]; 226 pp, 26 plates, including 11 fine color lithographs (chromolithographs) of birds from Ridgway's paintings, others of fish (complete), tables, original cloth, with gilt spine title lettering, cover slightly marked, spine trifle faded, clean near fine copy, the plates in good impressions and with tissue guards.

An important contribution covering meteorology, plants, listing over 800 species; fish, listing 47 species from Bering Sea and Aleutian waters; birds, annotated listing of 172 species with another list of 269 species; mammals, listing 69 species including dolphins and whales, and with excellent plates. Bennet 107, whose copy only had 10 color plates: 'The ten finely colored plates all appear in part V... They show Alaskan birds and were the work of R. and J. L. Ridgway'. Ricks 222. Hasse p. 78. Wood 605.

US$250. bookID # 8476


TUTTLE, Charles R.; Our North Land: Being a Full Account of the Canadian North-West and Hudson's Bay Route, together with a Narrative of the Experiences of the Hudson's Bay Expedition of 1884, including a Description of the Climate, Resources, Native Inhabitants. Toronto, C. Blackett Robinson, 1885, First edition, 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; xvi, [17]-589 pp, 2 folding colored maps, including frontis, numerous plates and other illus, with the half title, tables, orig pictorial cloth rebacked preserving orig covers & pictorial spine, gilt title lettering, marbled edges, new endpapers, lightly rubbed, slightly toning in some outer margins, signature, but near fine interior, clean, in very good+ cover, sound, solid.

Peel 1302. Arctic Bibliography 18107: 'Based on the author's observations during the expedition of 1884, and on reports of other Canadian explorers and surveyors, a narrative of the expedition with notes on white, native and halfbreed peoples, the villages, missionaries and economic life observed along Labrador, the posts of Ungava Peninsula, Churchill, York Factory and the islands of the Bay, accounts of fighting field ice, bear hunting, and the work of Hudson's Bay Co.' Nicely illustrated.

US$200. bookID # 11152


VAN HEURCK, Henri; The Microscope: Its Construction and Management. Including Technique, Photo-Micrography, and the Past and Future of the Microscope. London, Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1893, First edition in English, 4to [29 x 21 cm; xv, 382 pp, engraved frontis of author, plate, about 250 superb illustrations, mostly of microscopes and related equipment, index`, original pictorial gilt cloth, with gilt picture of microscope on cover, gilt title lettering, top edge gilted, cover stained, light wear, internal hinge cracked & repaired, some leaves stained in margin including frontis, good reading copy.

Translated from the French by Wynne E. Baxter and augmented by the author. Notable for its fine illustrations of microscopes and related equipment including camera lucida, polarizing apparatus, spectroscope, etc, projection microscopes, as well as detailed explanations on their uses. A massive and large format work.

US$225. bookID # 13747


WICKERSHAM, James; A Bibliography of Alaskan Literature 1724-1924, Containing the Titles of All Histories, Travels, Voyages, Newspapers, Periodicals, Public Documents, Etc., Printed in English, Russian, German, French, Etc. . . from 1724 to and including 1924. Fairbanks/Cordova, Alaska, Alaska Agricultural College & School of Mines; Cordova Daily Times Pri, 1927, First edition, 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; xxvii, 635 pp, index, original cloth, gilt spine title lettering, fine, clean and unmarked.

A standard reference covering over 10,000 items and preceded by an extensive introduction providing a good historical perspective.

US$60. bookID # 12830


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