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Peep at the Esquimaux, or, Scenes on the Ice, to Which Is Annexed, a Polar Pastoral.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Osiris Publications, Montreal. 1973., 12mo, 17cm, viii,58,p., many illustrations, facsimile edition, limited to 500 copies, stiff red wraps with paper label, near fine (Ads). Reprint of an Arctic juvenile, written in 1825 in narrative poetic style, on the manners and customers of the Eskimo.
$20.00 Book Number: 20750 Order / Enquire
The Copper Eskimos. An area economic survey. 1963.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Industrial Division, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources. 1964., 4to, 27.5cm., v,194p., illustrated with 17 black and white photographs, 14 maps, 40 tables, 1 figure, 15 appendices, stiff printed wraps, reinforced spine, fine copy (Ads).
$40.00 Book Number: 22683 Order / Enquire
AMERICAN Geographical Society, Bulletin of the
Vox XIX, No. 3. Sept 30th, 1887.
New York. The Society. 1887., 8vo. Pp225-336, folding map, original printed wraps, slightly dust worn else near fine Contains: Peary, R.E. A Reconnaissance of the Greenland Inland Ice. - Boas, F. Census and Reservations of the Kwakiutl Nation. Etc.
$70.00 Book Number: 17300 Order / Enquire
Canadian Alphabet Canadien.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. BernardAmtmann. 1956., 4to, 27.5cm, 209,p., leaves, with a check-list of theCatalogues issued by Bernard Amtmann since 1948, listing 3233 books,pamphlets etc., in quarter wine fabrikoid and grey boards, gilt spinetitles, a few additional annotations in the verso, very good sound copy(gar).
$40.00 Book Number: 33917 Order / Enquire
The South Pole. An Account of the NorwegianAntarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912. Translated from theNorwegian by A.G. Chater.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. C. Hurst & Company. 1996., thick8vo,21.5cm, (facsimile reprint of London. John Murray. 1913). two volumes inOne. xxxv,392 & vi,449pp. frontis portrait, maps plates and folding maps,appendices, gilt spine titles, fine in near fine jacket. (ads)
$75.00 Book Number: 34579 Order / Enquire
ANDREE, S.A. & Nils Strindberg & Knut Fraenkel
Med Ornen Mot Polen.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Stockholm. Albert Bonniers Forlag. 1930., 8vo. 23cm, 488p., numerous plates, illustrations, maps, folding maps (including rear folding colour map), blue cloth, very good copy (ads). - This edition appears to have more facsimiles and illustrations than the English language editions. See Ricks p24 for the English edition. For other Andree titles, Arctic Biblio. 489-499. The story of Andree's polar flight in a balloon in 1897 and the accidental discovery of the remains of his party on White Island in 1930. Arctic Bibliography, 17276.
$28.00 Book Number: 4601 Order / Enquire
Christmas in Iceland, 1940. (cover title). A happy Xmas and a good new Year. Gledileg jol og farasekt nyar. 1.Publisher, I.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Gudmundsson. Printed by Vikingsprent h.f., ., 4to. 28cm, 32p., with 20 illustrations (including 12 fromphotographs entitled "Occupation of Iceland, May 10, 1940), printedon fragile war time economy paper, colour illustrated wraps onbetter paper, very rare, WorldCAt locates only one copy. (ads) Articles include: Iceland invades England; The General's PolarBear; The Mad Girl from Miklabaer (Ghost Story); Snippets fromIceland's Past; Occupation of Iceland, Pictures;.
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ARCTIC - Book Catalogue]. AMTMANN, Bernard
Arctic & Antarctic.Catalogue 133.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Bernard Amtmann, Inc. 1960., 4to. 28cm, 54p.,stapled printed wraps, some margin annotating, very good. (ads)
$25.00 Book Number: 33505 Order / Enquire
Prepared for and in cooperation with the Department of Defence under the direction of the Arctic Institute of North America.
Washington, G.P.O. & Montreal & London. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1953-1975., thick8vo. 23cm, in Sixteen Volumes., complete, a fine set The single most important reference on the subject, it contains over one hundred thousand separate entries of every discipline relating to the Arctic.
$1049.97 Book Number: 14207 Order / Enquire
ARCTIC Institute of North America.
Proceedings of the Arctic Basin Symposium, October 1962. Held at Hershey, Pa., under the auspices of The Arctic Institute of North America and the Office of Naval Research, U.S. Navy.
Washington, The Arctic Institute. 1963., 8vo. 23cm, 313p., numerous maps, rear folding maps, illustrations, blue cloth, near fine copy
$28.00 Book Number: 17306 Order / Enquire
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Visit of Their Excellencies The Right Hon.Roland Michener, C.C., C.D., Governor General of Canada and Mrs. Michenerto Northern Canada. April 22nd-May 2nd, 1969.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: [Ottawa. Department ofIndian Affairs and Northern Development. 1969.], 4to. 28cm, variouspaginations,(c.125pp.), itinerary, 6 maps, card indexed sections,appendices, loosely bound in 2 hole binder, mapped wraps, fine. (ads) The itinerary included Frobisher Bay, Cape Dorset, Pangnirtung, ResoluteBay, Alert, Grise Fiord, Pond Inlet, Ranklin Inlet, Eskimo Point andChurchill, with descriptions of each. The appendices are a collection ofarticles on the government, history, climate and natural history of theCanadian Eastern Arctic.
$50.00 Book Number: 31734 Order / Enquire
ARCTIC Press Kit]
Visit of Their Excellencies The Right Hon.Roland Michener, C.C., C.D., Governor General of Canada and Mrs. Michenerto Northern Canada. August 13th - August 23rd, 1970.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: [Ottawa. Departmentof Indian Affairs and Northern Development. 1970]., 4to. 28cm,unpaginated (c.85pp.), typescript, card indexed sections, loosely boundin 2 hole binder, mapped wraps, fine. (ads) The itineray includedWhitehorse, Mayo, Dawson, Old Crow, Inuvik, Tuktoyaktuk, Sachs Harbour,Holman Island, Bathurst Inlet, Yellowknife and Hay River. Withdescriptions of each community and articles about the NorthwestTerritories.
$50.00 Book Number: 31735 Order / Enquire
ARCTIC PRINT]. BROWNE, W.H.
The Sledges Arriving at the SouthernDepot Taken from: [Ten Coloured Views taken during the Arctic Expeditionof Her Majesty's Ships Enterprise and Investigator, under the command ofCaptain Sir James C. Ross. With a summary of the various Arctic Expeditionsin Search of Captain Sir John Franklin, and his Companions.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London:Ackermann & Co., 1850., tinted lithographs ca. & 27 x 18 cm (image size,actual print size is 38x28.5cm,). Matted near fine tinted lithograph. Browne served on board the "Enterprise," and led one of the four searchparties in 1849. The ten attractive lithographed views are of ice andlandscapes near Upernavik, West Greenland, and in the region of the winterquarters at Port Leopold, Whaler Point on Somerset Island, and LeopoldIsland nearby. This is the first (the others being Cresswell and May) ofthe three main Arctic view books stemming from the Franklin Searchexpeditions.
$899.98 Book Number: 33350 Order / Enquire
Dr. Lauge Koch's Greenland Expedition. (The Geographical Journal. Vol. LXX. No. 4. October 1927).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. The Royal Geographical Society. 1927., 24.5cm, p.413, printed blue wraps, near fine (ads). - A short notice of a Danish sledge journey to Eastern Greenland made in 1927, from Scoresby Sound to Danmark Havn.
$30.00 Book Number: 26248 Order / Enquire
Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of The Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1833, 1834, and 1835.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. John Murray. 1836., 8vo. 21.3cm, The First Edition, x,, 663,p., with 16 engraved plates and a rear folding map, in contemporary full dark blue calf, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt border and center panel decorations, crushed crimson morocco label, double ruled borders on the boards, marbled endpapers and edges, about normal foxing on the plates, a very good to fine copy in attractive binding. (cgc) A.B. 851. T.P.L. 477. Lande 935. Sabin 2613. Wagner- Camp 58b:1. Streeter 3705. - Back, who had been on both Franklin expeditions, was sent out to locate Ross, who had been unreported through three winters. News of Ross's safe return reached Back in April 1833 and he then pursued the expedition's secondary objectives. These were, firstly, to navigate the length of a river supposedly arising in the neighbourhood of the Great Slave Lake and running north to the Arctic Sea, and then, secondly, to map as much as possible of the seacoast. He was successful in both objectives, travelling 7,500 miles in total and traversing the full 440-mile length of the river (known as Thlueetessy' by the Indians). The Great Fish River, as Back named it, has since become known as The Back River.
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