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Image for Air Force Manual No. 200-30 (AFM 200-30 NAVAER 10-35-565): Intelligence, Regional Photo Interpretation Series: Antarctica, August 1953

Air Force Manual No. 200-30 (AFM 200-30 NAVAER 10-35-565): Intelligence, Regional Photo Interpretation Series: Antarctica, August 1953

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Department of the Air Force: 1953

Seller ID: 09400

Condition: Good


Some shelf wear and light soiling. Contents include Chapter I. The Antarctic, Chapter II. Application of Photo Reconnaissance and Photo Interpretation of the Antarctic, Chapter III. Keys for Typical Antarctic Surface Features, Bibliographies (Bibliography of Antarctic Bibliographies and Bibliography of Literature Cited), Plates, and Maps. 171 pages, illustrated with numerous black and white photos, three fold-out plates tipped in, and two maps in a pocket inside the rear... View more info

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Riddle of the Ice: A Scientific Adventure into the Arctic

By: Arms, Myron

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books/Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05893

ISBN: 0385490925

Condition: Fine


267 pages, with Notes, Sources, and Bibliography. Illustrated with black & white photos and maps. A science mystery told as a captain's log. A journey into Baffin Bay in the Arctic, theories on Arctic ice production, and the signals it may be sending. View more info

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Charles Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle: Unpublished Letters and Notebooks

By: Barlow, Lady Nora (Editor, Introduction)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09765

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and dust jacket. Rubbing to the rear panel of the dust jacket. Preserved and protected in a Mylar archival sleeve. 279 pages with Glossary and Index. Illustrated, including a fold-out track chart of the Voyage of the Beagle. The book is edited by Darwin's great-granddaughter, Lady Barlow, and includes a series of 36 letters written by Darwin to his family during his five-year voyage. He carried small notebooks on his inland journeys and their content wa... View more info

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G.-F. Muller and Siberia, 1733 to 1743

By: Black, J. L. and D.K. Buse (Translation of German materials by Victoria Joan Moessner)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario and Fairbanks, Alaska, Limestone Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06242

ISBN: 0919642233

Condition: Fine


157 pages, illustrated, including endpaper maps of Muller's travels to Siberia. A collection of six documents relating to Muller's expeditions to Siberia in the 18th century. View more info

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Breaking the Ice

By: Butler, Rowan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Albatross Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05857

ISBN: 086760087X

Condition: Fine


The author's account of four expeditions between 1981 and 1986 to the challenging environment of Antarctica. 159 pages with Appendixes, Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. Illustrated with numerous photos. View more info

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Voyages and Discoveries

By: Dampier, William; with an Introduction and Notes by Clennell Wilkinson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam & London, N. Israel/De Capo Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 06835

ISBN: 9060727088

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint of the 1931 Argonaut Press edition. 311 pages, with Notes on the Text and Index of Persons, Places and Ships in Dampier's Text. Illustrations and folding maps. View more info

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Voyage Around the World on the Corvette La Favorite 1830, 1831, 1832 Under the Compliance of Captain Laplace

By: Earman, Barbara (Editor); English Translation by Jane Foreman

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Singapore, Antiques of the Orient: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 07154

ISBN: 9810025394

Condition: Fine


Number One in "The Magnificent Voyagers" Series. 72 pages illustrated with 72 color plates and accompanying descriptive text narrate the journey of the corvette, La Favorite. Plates from the following contemporary artists: Francois-Edmond Paris (twenty-four plates); Barthelemy Lauvergne (thirty-one plates); Louis Auguste de Sainson (four plates); and Sigismond Himely (engraved all the aquatint plates featured in the book). Originally published in 1833, this is th... View more info

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Arctic Assignment: The Story of the St. Roch

By: Farrar, Sgt. F.S., RCMP

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, The MacMillan Company of Canada Ltd: 1955

Seller ID: 05802

Condition: Very Good


Assumed first edition, no additional printings indicated. Jacket has a vertical tear length-wsie on front panel. Closed and looks good in a new archival protective cover. The jacket is also chipped and edge-worn. A volume in Great Stories of Canada, the historical series for young people. 180 pages, illustrations and endpaper maps. Story of a voyage on the St. Roch, a tiny wooden vessel, from Vancouver through the Northwest Passage. The intended 90-day journey took two ... View more info

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White Bear : Encounters with the Master of the Arctic Ice

By: Feazel, Charles T. (SIGNED)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 01999

ISBN: 0805011536

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny tear or nick at the rear cover's lower corner, else a fine copy. Signed on the title page by the author. View more info

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Ocean Enough and Time: Discovering the Waters Around Antarctica

By: Gorman, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05891

ISBN: 0060166207

Condition: Fine


190 pp., Notes, Index, black & white photos. The author travels the Antarctic waters, its islands, McMurdo Station, and goes inland to retrace the steps of Amundsen, Scott, and other lesser-known explorers. From the dust jacket write-up: "The Southern Ocean - a vast belt of cold, fertile water that laps at Antarctica's icy shores - offers a cold shoulder to the casual visitor. Historically only those with mechanical might or fiercely strong wills have penetrated its forb... View more info

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Ocean Enough and Time: Discovering the Waters Around Antarctica

By: Gorman, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 08534

ISBN: 0060166207

Condition: Near Fine


Couple of small remainder marks to the bottom edge of the page block, otherwise fine. 190 pp., Notes, Index, black & white photos. The author travels the Antarctic waters, its islands, McMurdo Station, and goes inland to retrace the steps of Amundsen, Scott, and other lesser-known explorers. From the dust jacket write-up: "The Southern Ocean - a vast belt of cold, fertile water that laps at Antarctica's icy shores - offers a cold shoulder to the casual visitor. Historica... View more info

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Farthest North: The Quest for the North Pole

By: Holland, Clive (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05892

ISBN: 0786701285

Condition: Fine


305 pages, with Sources. Illustrated with black & white plates and maps. View more info

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The Frozen Frontier

By: Liggett, Walter W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macaulay: 1927

Seller ID: 05801

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, bumpin to extremities. Previous owner names on front free endpaper, else clean and free of writing and marks. 304 pp., plus ads for novels by Elinor Glyn and Victoria Cross. View more info

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On the Ice in Antarctica

By: Mason, Theodore K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05655

ISBN: 0396075355

Condition: Very Good


160 pages with Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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Karluk : The Great Untold Story of Arctic Exploration

By: McKinlay, William Laird

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1976

Edition: BOOK CLUB EDITION

Seller ID: 02071

Condition: Very Good


Incredible story of survival after Stefansson's Arctic expedition (1913-1918) lost its lead ship, the Karluk, in the icy Arctic just as the expedition began. The author was among the crew on the Karluk and lived to tell this story. View more info

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The Ice: A Journey to Antarctica

By: Pyne, Stephen J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Press: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 05866

ISBN: 0877451524

Condition: Fine


428 pp., Notes, Sources, Index. View more info