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GREAT AUK ISLANDS
Written by Tim Birkhead. Illustrated by David Quinn.
Stock no. 1814544
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles and decoration to spine. Numerous illustrations and photos in both b/w and colour. A Field biologist in the Arctic. ISBN: 0856610771. Small, neat name in ink to front endpaper.
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IN SEARCH OF ARCTIC BIRDS
Written by Richard Vaughan. Illustrated by Gunnar Brusewitz.
Stock no. 1814543
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. xiv and 431 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610712. Small, neat name and date in ink to front endpaper. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
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THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
Written by Glyn Williams.
Stock no. 2123510
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Blue/green pictorial boards. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 614 pages. Contained in better than very good slip case, has just one small bump to edge.
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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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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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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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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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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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CIRCUMPOLAR ARCTIC FLORA
Written by Nicholas Polunin.
Stock no. 1206974
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. xxviii + 514 pages. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib but with very few stamps and marks to prelims. Name stamp to foredge, rear joint cracked. Library number to spine. Overall a nice bright copy.
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CALL OF THE NORTH
Written by Jean Malaurie.
Stock no. 1704693
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An Explorer's Journey to the North Pole. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0810906228. Ink mark to bottom page edge. Corners bumped.
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HIGH ALASKA A HISTORICAL GUIDE
Written by Jonathan Waterman.
Stock no. 1204109
Published by The American Alpine Club. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Route photographs by Bradford Washburn. The story of three Alaskan Mountains. ISBN: 0930410327. SIGNED by author to half-title page.
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THREE GOT THROUGH
Written by Martin Lindsay.
Stock no. 1204103
Published by The Falcon Press. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Memoirs of an Arctic Explorer. Spine faded.
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