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WAR BELOW ZERO: THE BATTLE FOR GREENLAND
Written by Bernt Balchen; Corey Ford; Oliver La Forge.
Stock no. 1812999
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

War below zero is secret war, waged in semi-darkness north of the Arctic Circle on a battlefield perpetually locked under ten thousand feet of solid ice. Small format. Blue cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. Maps to endpapers. 127 pages plus b/w plates to rear. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, the tears have been repaired to verso with clear tape.
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THE ANDREE DIARIES
Written by S.A. Andree; Nils Strindberg; Knut Fraenkel.
Stock no. 1812936
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Being the diaries and records of Andree, Strindberg and Fraenkel written during their balloon expedition to the North Pole in 1897 and discovered on White Island in 1930, together with a complete record of the expedition and discovery. Translated by Edward Adams-Ray. 103 b/w illustrations and 6 maps, plans and diagrams, folding colour map. Red cloth, gilt titles. 471 pages including index. Spine and front cover sunned. Boards marked. Bookplate to front pastedown. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Some hinges pulled.
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OVER THE NORTH POLE
Written by George Baidukov.
Stock no. 1812902
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The narrative of the Russian non-stop flight from Moscow to the U.S.A. via the North Pole. Black cloth boards, blue titles. B/w photos. Small stain to lower board edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and marked, rubbed at top & tail of spine.
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SCULPTURE OF THE INUIT
Written by George Swinton.
Stock no. 1812827
Published by McClelland & Stewart. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition.

Updated and revised edition of Sculpture of the Inuit (previously published under the title Sculpture of the Eskimo), a thorough visual record of Inuit sculpture. Large format. Cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 288 pages including index. ISBN: 077108370X. Generally a nice, clean copy.
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ARCTIC MEMORIES LIVING WITH THE INUIT
Written by Fred Bruemmer.
Stock no. 2121769
Published by Key Porter Books. 1st CANADA 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Grey/blue cloth with gilt title to spine. For over 30 years, the author has commuted between two worlds; the slowly vanishing world of the traditional Arctic hunter, and his home and family in Montreal. Colour photos. ISBN: 1550134612. A little bumping to top of spine and bottom corner of front cover. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to bottom corner of front panel.
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EVOLUTION OF AN ARCTIC ARCHIPELAGO: THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF SVALBARD
Written by David Worsley.
Stock no. 1811254
Published by Den Norske Stats Oljeselskap A.S.. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book is the result of many years of research involving university scientists and Statoil's own explorationists. Large format. White cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 8299125502. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.
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SEABIRDS OF EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WATERS
Written by Delphine Haley.
Stock no. 1811192
Published by Pacific Search Press. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A compilation of more than two hundred years of firsthand field experience reflecting the most recent research on the details of these birds' life cycles. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver titles. Colour photos, b/w text illustrations and distribution maps. 214 pages including index. ISBN: 091471886X. Dustwrapper lightly scuffed.
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COLD CLIMATE RESEARCH IN FINLAND
Written by Jarmo Heinonen; et al.
Stock no. 1710871
Published by Ministry Of Trade And Industry. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. 162 pages. ISBN: 9514727789. Corners bumped.
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POLAR DESERTS
Written by Wally Herbert.
Stock no. 1710870
Published by Collins; Franklin Watts, Inc. 1971. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. International Library. ISBN: 000100123x. Tape residue to endpapers.
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VEGETATION OF POLAR DESERTS
Written by V.D. Aleksandrova; D. Love.
Stock no. 1710824
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Studies in Polar Research. Translated by Love. B/w diagrams, maps and photos. ISBN: 0521329981. Tape residue to endpapers.
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ARCTIC ANIMAL ECOLOGY
Written by Hermann Remmert.
Stock no. 1710822
Published by Springer-Verlag. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w diagrams, maps and photos. ISBN: 0387101691.
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IN SEARCH OF THE EIDER
Written by Peter M. Driver. Illustrated by David Bygott.
Stock no. 1605299
Published by The Saturn Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and line drawings. A fascinating account of the author's experiences during two expeditions to the remote Canadian Arctic. ISBN: 0904196003. Spine bumped. Wrapper is browned, with text to spine faded.
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