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The Story of Dr. Scoresby: The Arctic Explorer (Lessons from Noble Lives)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1877

Seller ID: 37489


Green decorated cloth. Small, oval color paper illustration on front board. Some bumping, light rubbing at spine extremities. Some bumping, wear at top rear corners; a bit of light bumping, wear at other corners. Some soil/spotting to rear board. Front board and spine quite clean; spine perhaps with just a bit of sunning. Pencilled gift inscription on front flyleaf. Endpapers quite foxed. Some foxing/freckling to page edges. A bit of light smudging, foxing to first and l... View more info

Heroes of the Farthest North and Farthest South

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 43950


No publication date; circa 1910. Picture of R. F. Scott as frontis and on front cover. Some bumping light rubbing at spine extremities and corners. Light surface rubbing. Tiny tear in cloth at top edge of front board. Very slight spine lean. Spine lettering completely faded. "Adapted from J. Kennedy MacLean's 'Heroes of the Polar Seas'".; 7 x 4-3/4"; 240 pages View more info

Burnaby's Travels Through North America

By: N/A

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, A. Wessels Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 16773


Same date. "Reprinted from the thitd edition of 1798". Ex-lib with normal markins. Spine sunlightened. Call number painted on spine. Chipping to head of spine (obliterates protion of word "travels"). Board corners rubbed through cloth at tips. Some scratching to boards. No dj.; Ex-Library View more info

History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark 1804-5-6 (Reprinted from the edition of 1814) (2 volume set)

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. Mcclurg & Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 34136


Two volume set. Ex-Library copies; with typical markings. Library rebinding in brown buckram. Library label on front board and label residue on spine tail of each volume. Black bar across lower spine of each volume. Bindings quite rubbed. Spine gilt faded, but still faintly readable. Map missing at page 124 of V1. All other maps present. Small hole in title page of V1; over "PED" of "Expedition". Frontis tissues torn. Pages somewhat age-toned. ; Ex-Librar... View more info

The Verendrye Overland Quest to the Pacific

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: The Great Northern Railway: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 43826


No publication date; circa 1925. Tan wraps. Some light edgewear, with a couple short tears at edges. Pages clean. The signature and inkstamp of author/historian "John Perry Pritchett" is at the top edge of the front cover. ; 64 pages View more info

The Explorations of Pierre Esprit Radisson

By: Adams, Arthur T. (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 44075


258 pages, plus 84 page index. Binding clean. Previous owners name inked on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Light rubbed soil to DJ. 1/4" chip and some bumping at the DJ spine head. 1/2" closed tear at the DJ bottom front edge. View more info

"Up the Missouri"; Stirring Adventures with Lewis and Clarke

By: Allen, Paul

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Superior Printing Company: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42707


Light rubbing, light bumping at spine extremities and tips of corners. Light rubbing along spine edges. Spine slightly sun-darkened. Small (1/4") stain at bottom edge of front board. A bit of light rubbed soil to boards. Erasure on front pastedown. Else pages a bit age-toned, but clean. ; 7-1/4 x 4-1/2"; 190 pages View more info

Andree's Story: The Complete Record of his Polar Flight, 1897

By: Andree, S. A.; Nils Strindberg; and K. Fraenkel (translated by Edward Adams-Ray)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1930

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 52756


Spine extremities light bumped. Spine very slightly sunned, and hint of sunning around the board edges. Else binding clean. Endpapers foxed / age-darkened. Topstain faded. Else pages clean. Chipping at the DJ spine head and corners, and a bit at the spine tail. Some age-darkening, rubbed surface soil to the DJ. ; 389 pages View more info

Yermak's Campaign in Siberia (Second Series, Volume 146)

By: Armstrong, Terence; David Wileman; & Tatiana Minorsky

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Hakluyt Society: 1975

Seller ID: 46844


Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. 2 library labels on the front board. Couple light bumps at the top edges. Small smudge at the bottom front corner. Else binding clean. Some creasing on the edge of the fold-out frontis. Else pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; Second Series; 315 pages; Ex-Library View more info

Ice-Bound: A Trader's Adventures in the Siberian Arctic

By: Ashton, James M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44203


Just a bit of very light bumping at the spine extremities. A bit of rubbing to the spine gilt. Else binding quite clean. 1/4" tear on front endpaper at upper hinge. Endpapers appear somewhat age-toned. Else pages clean. B&W photographs. Fold-out map at rear. ; B&W Photographs; 235 pages View more info

Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Actic Ocean, in the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835

By: Back, Captain

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, E. L. Carey & A. Hart: 1837

Seller ID: 44205


Original binding; Paper covered boards, cloth spine with paper spine label. Four pages of ads at front. Folding map present. Wear at corners and spine extremities; some edgewear. Paper-covered boards foxed, with some rubbed soil. Some chipping to paper spine label, but barely touches lettering. Endpapers and first and last few pages quite foxed. Moderate foxing elsewhere. Fold-out map foxed, but there are no tears. ; B&W Illustrations; 456 pages View more info

The St. Joseph - Kankakee Portage: Its Location and Use by Marquette, La Salle and the French Voyageurs

By: Baker, George A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: South Bend, IN, Northern Indiana Historical Society: 1958

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 43962


Stapled wraps. Just a bit of very light rubbing to covers. Else clean. ; 47 pages View more info

Come North With Me An Autobiography

By: Balchen, Bernt

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57297


Light rubbing on spine extremities and board corners. Very light bumping on top tips of board corners. Small, faint smudge on front board. Else binding clean. Pages clean. DJ spine slightly sunned; lettering sunned from yellow to white. Some rubbing on DJ spine extremities and fold corners. Some light staining on DJ spine and panels. Light surface rubbing on rear DJ panel. ; B&W Photographs; 318 pages View more info

Autobiography of John Ball, Member of the Wyeth Expedition to the Pacific Northwest, 1832; and Pioneer in the Old Northwest

By: Ball, John; Kate Ball Powers; Flora Ball Hopkins; & Lucy Ball

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47117


Just a trace of light bumping at spine extremities. Else binding quite clean; gilt bright. Pages clean. DJ front inner flap neatly cut off, about 3/4" front board edge. Very light rubbing at DJ spine extremities and fold corners. 3/4" closed tear (taped on inner DJ) on top edge of front panel. Age-toning and rubbed soil on exposed portions of DJ. ; 231 pages View more info

Equatorial America

By: Ballou, Maturin M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16783


Same date, NAP. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Light bumping to spine extremeties. Board corners rubbed at tips. Hinges cracked. No DJ. View more info

History of the Northwest Coast, 2 volume set: Volume 1, 1543-1800 & Volume 2, 1800-1846 (Volumes 27 and 28 of "The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft")

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Arno Press / McGraw-Hill: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 44072


Bindings very clean; gilt bright. A bit of light smudging at the page edges. Else pages clean. No dustjackets. View more info

A Chronological History of Voyages Into the Arctic Regions (1818) Undertaking chiefly for the purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West or Polar passage between the Atlantic and Pacific

By: Barrow, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 38960


Hardcover. Facsimile reprint. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Light rubbing at extremities and edges. Else binding fairly clean. Pages clean, but for library markings. Fold-out map. 379 pages, plus 48 page appendix. ; Ex-Library View more info

Voyages Of Discovery And Research With The Arctic Regions

By: Barrow, Sir John

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1846

Seller ID: 53408


Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Modern library re-binding in blue buckram. Both maps present; single sheet map bound near front instead of where called-for. Library markings on title page, page edges and front flyleaf. Else pages are clean, but for a bit of foxing. The fold-out map has been taped on the rear along one long edge, and a couple of other smaller pieces. Bit of foxing to the rear of the map, and a library stamp in the outer margin. ; 7" X 4.5"... View more info

La Salle in the Valley of the St. Joseph: An Historical Fragment

By: Bartlett, Charles H.; and Richard H. Lyon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Bend, IN, Tribune Printing Company: 1899

Seller ID: 43977


Spine extremities and corners bumped, with some rubbing. Small bump on board fore-edges. Area of scuffing, small impressions on rear board. Lower half of spine sun-darkened. Inked gift inscription on the front flyleaf. A couple small smudges on the endpapers. Else pages clean. ; 118 pages View more info

Nansen in the Frozen World

By: Berens, S. L. (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Eau Claire WI, F. L. Tronsdal: 1897

Seller ID: 27862


(1897). 1" loss, with tears at spine head. Some rubbing. Spine a bit sun-lightened (gilt lettering appears mostly unaffected) . Front hinge split. Pages just a bit age-toned; else pages clean. Also bound is same volume is "A Brief History of the Principal Earlier Arctic Explorarions", by John E. Read. ; B&W Illustrations; 531 pages View more info