25221 COX, Lynne ;
SOUTH WITH THE SUN, Roald Amundsen His Polar Expeditions and The Quest of Discovery
Knopf, new York,2011.
8vo. pp. xvii + 291 with 56 b/w. illustrations = 2 maps.Original tan quarter cloth hardcover
ISBN 9780 307 593405
Fine copy in fine dust wrapper.
24230 GIAEVER , John :
THE WHITE DESERT. The Official Account of The Norwegian British Swedish Antarctic Expedition .
with contributions by Gordon De Q,Robin , E.F.Roots, Walter Schytt & Brian Walford. Translated by E.M.Huggard
Chatto & Windus , London, 1954
Royal 8vo. pp. 304.,illustrated, a little offsetting from endpapers, some slight aging to paper else Very Good hardcover in repaired now protected dust wrapper
24248 PRESTON , Diana :
A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole.
Howard Mifflin, Boston, 1998.
8vo. pp.xiii + 3p. maps + 269. illustrated, bibliography , index. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
24256 MAWSON , Sir Douglas ;
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD ,Being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911- 1914.
Hodder & Stoughton , London,,1930
First Edition of the Popular Edition .Royal 8vo. pp.xxxi + 438 , index , folding maps, diagrams,photographic illustrations mainly by Frank Hurley and Douglas Mawson. Spine a little faded, scattered foxing, some uniform tanning of paper ,else a Very Good clean tight copy of this iconic work.
Mawson took the Aurora to the Antarctic in 1911 on a scientific expedition .
24263 MOSS , Sarah :
SCOTT’S LAST BISCUIT The Literature of Polar Exploration
Signal Books , Oxford ,2006
paperback. pp.xii + 251. illustrated. Very Good
25259 SAVOURS, Ann :
THE VOYAGES OF THE DISCOVERY. The Illustrated History of Scott’s Ship.
Chatham Publishing, London, 2001. 4to. pp.160,many black & white & colour illustrations & maps.
Original navy blue cloth hardcover in pictorial dust wrapper.A Very Good copy
ISBN 1 86178149 X
24239 SHACKLETON Sir Ernest :
THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC. Being The Story of The British Antarctic Expedition 1907 – 1909.
William Heinemann, London, 1909.
2 Volumes 4to. Under backed new spines,original boards with silver decorated cloth illustration. Two volumes in thick 4to Frontispiece pp. xlviii + 372;, frontispiece pp xv + 419; plus 12 color plates, 194 plates, three folding maps and one folding panorama two views-, plus the two aforementioned frontispieces. 3 maps and panoramas in rear of the volumes, some scattered pale foxing else Very Good set.
Account of the British Antarctic expedition of 1907-1909 which successfully extended exploration farthest south.
ARCTIC EXPEDITIONS FROM BRITISH AND FOREIGN SHORES From The Earliest Times to The Expedition of 1875-1876
Large heavy 4to. pp.xvii +824+ 26 lithographed plates,[2 in colour ] plus 2 folding tinted maps, Original full morocco both stamped in blind and in gilt, this copy has been expertly rebacked and resewn,a.e.g., a slight water stain to foreedge [see illustration] otherwise
A Very Good Copy.
25336 STRATHIE, Anne:
BIRDIE BOWERS. Captain Scott’s Marvel
The history Press, Gloucestershire, 2012
8vo. pp.224 + 37 colour and black and white illustrations + 9 maps. Original dark blue hardcover in pictorial dust wrapper. A Fine Copy.
25222 TYSON, George E.;
ARCTIC EXPERIENCES, Aboard The Doomed Polaris Expedition and Six Months Adrift on an Ice Floe.
Cooper Square Press, 2002.
8vo. pp.486 + ads Many b/w illustrations.Reprint of the original 1874 edition. Original quarter cloth with papered boards and pictorial dust wrapper
A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
24253 WILSON , David S. :
THE LOST PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPTAIN SCOTT .Unseen Images From The Legendary Antarctic Expedition.
Little Brown, New York,2011
First Edition 4to.pp.191. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper
One of history’s greatest adventures,captured on film by the legendary explorer Captain R F Scott ,himself,and rediscovered a hundred years after his death. “Had we lived,I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood,endurance, and courage of my companions” Captain.R.F.Scott.