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ICE TO FIRE.

by Strauss, Marty.

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Carmel, IN:: Cork Hill Press,, (2005). Very good in a fine dust jacket (missing front endpaper). First edition. Novel spanning 200 years, from just before the arrival of the Russians in Alaska to the late 20th century, one which tells the story of "a native people struggling to meet the challenge of invaders to their homeland and their… Read more
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POLAR BRIDGE: An Arctic Odyssey.

by Weber, Richard; Laurie Dexter, Christopher Holloway and Max Buxton.

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(1990)
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9781550131994
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada:: Key Porter Books,, (1990). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. An account of a three month long odyssey in 1988 by a Canadian-Soviet team of adventurers, with the goal of linking polar regions in the west and east - starting in Siberia and ending on Canada's Ellesmere Island. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by… Read more
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THE DEVIL'S LABYRINTH: Encounters with the Arctic.

by Johnson, Clive.

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(1995)
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9781853102110
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Shrewsbury, UK:: Swan Hill Press,, (1995). Near fine in near fine dust jacket (embossed seal of previous owner). First printing. A combination of a history of polar exploration and an account of the author's own attempt to reach the North Pole. Illustrated with full-color photographs. Select bibliography, index. 144 pp.
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SHOPPING FOR PORCUPINE: A Life in Arctic Alaska.

by Kantner, Seth.

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(2008)
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9781571313010
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Minneapolis:: Milkweed Editions,, (2008). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. INSCRIBED by Kantner on the half-title page. "His story begins with the arrival of his father, Howard Kantner, to the remote Arctic of the 1950s and ends with him as a grown man settled in the same landscape. Through a series of moving essays… Read more
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ENDURANCE: An Epic of Polar Adventure.

by Worsley, F. A.; preface by Patrick O'Brian.

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(1999)
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9780393046847
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New York:: Norton,, (1999). Fine in fine dust jacket.. 2nd printing. An attractive new edition of this classic account of Shackleton's 1914-1916 Antarctic expedition by the commander of the ship, Endurance, and originally published in 1931. Includes a new preface by Patrick O'Brian. Illustrated with photographs. Index. xxvi, 310 pp.
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THE LONELIEST CONTINENT: The Story of Antarctic Discovery.

by Chapman, Walker.

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(1964)
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Greenwich, Connecticut:: New York Graphic Society Publishers,, (1964). Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease on front flap of dj). First printing. An account of the history of exploration of Antarctica, "beginning with the imaginative ideas of early Greek geographers, tells of the first South Seas voyages, the rugged adventures of the sealers and whalers of the… Read more
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THE LOST MEN: The Harrowing Saga of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party.

by Tyler-Lewis, Kelly.

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(2006)
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9780670034123
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New York:: Viking,, (2006). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. "In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed south aboard the Endurance to make history by crossing the Antarctic continent. Shackleton's story is legend, but few know the harrowing story of the Ross Sea party, Shackleton's support group dispatched to the other side of the continent to… Read more
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THE ENCHANTED CARIBOU

by Cleaver, Elizabeth.

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1985.
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9780195404920
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Toronto & Oxford,: Oxford University Press,, 1985.. Fine in glossy illustrated boards.. First printing. Charming Inuit folktale illustrated with scenes from shadow puppets. Includes a page on how to create your own shadow puppet theater and 2 pages of templates. Oblong format. 32 pp.
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AMORAK.

by Jessell, Tim.

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(1994)
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Mankato, MN:: Creative Editions,, (1994). Near fine in a good dust jacket (tear along fold of back cover of dj) . First printing. A retelling of an Inuit creation myth which recounts how the wolf and the caribou came to be brothers. Retold by Jessell and illustrated with his full-color, full-page and double-page paintings. Oblong format. 30 pp.
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THE ENDURANCE: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition.

by [Shackelton, Sir Ernest , 1874-1922] Alexander, Caroline.

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2010.
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9780375404030
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New York:: Alfred A. Knopf with The American Museum of Natural History,, 2010.. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. Later printing. Fascinating account of one of the great survival epics, illustrated with many previously unpublished photos by the expedition's photographer, Frank Hurley. Slightly oversized format, 212 pp.
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GEORGIA: AN ARCTIC DIARY

by Georgia.

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(1982.)
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9780888302250
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Edmonton, Canada: : Hurtig Publishers,, (1982.). Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.). First printing. A year's diary entries (actually an amalgam of the many years she lived in Igloolik and Repulse Bay), written by an American-born Canadian living a semi-reclusive life in the Northwest Territories, and which reflect a vanishing Arctic way of life. INSCRIBED on the… Read more
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FROZEN IN TIME: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II.

by Zuckoff, Mitchell

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(2013.)
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New York:: Harper Collins,, (2013.). Fine in illustrated wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) A true account of heroism and determination both during World War II and recently: "On November 5, 1942, a U.S. cargo plane on a routine flight slammed into the Greenland Ice Cap. Four days later, the B-17 assigned to the search-and-rescue mission… Read more
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POLAR DREAM: The Heroic Saga of the First Solo Journey by a Woman and Her Dog to the Pole.

by Thayer, Helen. (Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary.)

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(1993)
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9780671793869
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New York:: Simon & Schuster,, (1993). Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.). First printing. In 1988, at the age of 50, Thayer became the first woman to ski solo to the North Pole, her only companion a black husky named Charlie. Illustrated with a map and full-color photographs. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. 254 pp.
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THE LAST IMAGINARY PLACE: A Human History Of The Arctic World.

by McGhee, Robert.

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(2005.)
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9780195183689
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New York & Oxford:: Oxford University Press,, (2005.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. "Combining anthropology, history, and personal memoir, this book dispels romanticized notions of the Artic as a world apart, exotic and isolated, revealing a land more fascinating than we had imagined. We meet Viking farmers, whalers and ivory-hunters, and explorers racing… Read more
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ICE BOUND: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole.

by Nielsen, Dr. Jerri with Maryanne Vollers.

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(2001.)
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New York:: Hyperion,, (2001.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (the pen used in signing scored the title page.). Later printing. The true of Dr. Jerri Nielsen, the physician stranded at a South Pole research station who diagnosed and treated her own breast cancer until she could be airlifted out several months later. In addition, though, this… Read more
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THE WHITE DAWN: An Eskimo Saga.

by Houston, James.

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(1971.)
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9780151961153
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New York:: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, (1971.). Very good in a good dust jacket (some rubbing to the dust jacket.). Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition). Canadian author's first novel, a modern classic which vividly portrays the beginning of the destruction of the traditional way of life of the Eskimos as they… Read more
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THE FLIGHT OF THE EAGLE.

by Sundman, Per Olof.

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(1970.)
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New York:: Pantheon,, (1970.). Very good in a fair only dust jacket (large chip at upper fold of front cover, other edgewear to dj.).. First US printing. A documentary novel, based on the doomed attempt by S.A. Andre to sail a hydrogen balloon to the North Pole in 1897. After 65 hours, they were forced to land on… Read more
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THE WAKE OF THE UNSEEN OBJECT: Among the Native Cultures of Bush Alaska.

by Kizzia, Tom.

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(1991.)
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9780805014716
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New York:: Henry Holt,, (1991.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. A very personal account of a journey through the Alaskan outback, one in which he finds tribal elders and troubled young people seeking to reconcile the conflicts and complexities that modern technology, government, including the Native Sovereignity movement, and changing economics have… Read more
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NUNAGA: Ten Years of Eskimo Life.

by Pryde, Duncan.

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(1972.)
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9780802703699
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New York:: Walker,, (1972.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First US printing. At age 18, Pyrde, an orphan, ex-merchant seaman, disgruntled factory worker, anwered an ad for a fur trader for the Hudson's Bay Company, and emigrated to Canada, where he spent the next 12 years living in some of the most remote regions of the… Read more
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ICE BOUND: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole.

by Nielsen, Dr. Jerry (with Maryanne Vollers.)

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(2001.)
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New York:: Hyperion,, (2001.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First printing. Neilsen was the physician at the Admundsen-Scott South Pole Station when she discovered a lump in her breast after the ice had set in, isolating the station from any help. This is her account of how she treated herself, of the support of the other… Read more
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