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ACROSS GREENLAND'S ICE-FIELDS: THE ADVENTURES OF NANSEN AND PEARY ON THE GREAT ICE-CAP
Written by M. Doublas.
Stock no. 1824049
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.
A narrative relating to the difficulties and perils attendant on the exploration of the Inland Ice of Greenland. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt borders, lower front board and spine have polar bears decoration, blue title to top of front board. 12 x b/w illustrations. vi plus 218 pages Boards are grubby, damp mottled across the lower part, gilt title and cloth spine faded. Corners of boards bumped and worn. Front endpaper missing. Light browning to contents. All illustrations present.
A life of adventure on sea and ice. Popular Biographies series. Red boards, black titles. B/w plates. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped and darkened with a small faded patch where there is a matching piece missing from the dustwrapper. Endpapers partly browned. Light foxing to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and torn and has a small piece missing to spine.
A detailed discussion of the Lapland ecology, looking at the geography and history of the area as a whole, and the tradition of wildlife study in Lapland. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. xii and 352 pages. ISBN: 0713665297. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and a few indentation marks.
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.
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.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. 162 pages. ISBN: 9514727789. Corners bumped.
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.
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.
An Explorer's Journey to the North Pole. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0810906228. Ink mark to bottom page edge. Corners bumped.