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BIRDS OF CANADA
Written by Tyler L. Hoar; Ken De Smet; R. Wayne Campbell; Gregory Kennedy.
Stock no. 1815274
Published by Lone Pine Publishing. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

White cloth boards, blue title to spine. Colour illustrations and photos throughout. 528 pages including index. ISBN: 9781551056036. Top rear corner of book and dustwrapper heavily bumped else contents fine.

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THE SNOWY OWL
Written by Eugene Potapov; Richard Sale. Illustrated by Jackie Garner.
Stock no. 1815273
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A look in detail at the biology of this remarkable bird, including section on morphology, distribution, paleontology and evolution, habitats, breeding biology, diet, population dynamics, movements, interspecific and intraspecific relationships and conservation. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and colour photos. 304 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713688177. Minor bumps to lower edge of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-rubbed.

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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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SURFACE AT THE POLE
Written by James Calvert.
Stock no. 1802843
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The extraordinary voyages of the USS Skate, the atomic sub sent north in 1958 and 1959. Dark brown boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. viii and 220 pages. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn with some repair with clear tape.

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THE LAND OF SEALS
Written by J.M. Scott.
Stock no. 1201350
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1938. Very good condition.

Grey cloth with red titles and seal vignette. Superb double page colour illustration for title page. Numerous b/w illustrations in text. A polar adventure written for children. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents.

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