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1 The Voyage of the Narwahl
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton 1998 0-393-04632-X / 9780393046328 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with dark blue spine, silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 399 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this extraordinary chronicle captures a crucial moment in the history of eploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 013452

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Maps & Dreams, Brody, Hugh
2 Maps & Dreams
Brody, Hugh
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52104-8 / 9780394521046 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark to top page edges. 297 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very light edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Eighteen-month journey into the Canadian sub-arctic, exploring the culture of the native people as well as the geography. 8 vo.. Adventure. 007860

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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
3 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1973 0316117161 / 9780316117166 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 234 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has slight fading to lettering on spine, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The record of two idyllic summers spent close to the North Pole in the Eskimo community of Pond Inlet. It is also a knowing and sympathetic study of the Inuit (Eskimos) themselves. Mrs. Burnford warmly admires her friends' remarkable gifts as mechanics, artists, and hunters; she enjoys their courage, their gaiety, their wise way with children, and she respects the social delicacy of a people who believe that the gross and impetuous white man is the descendant of dogs. 026390

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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
4 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1973 0-316-11716-1 / 9780316117166 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 234 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tears, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 012078

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A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid, Carey, Mary
5 A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid
Carey, Mary
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1991 0-89015-831-2 / 9780890158319 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 102 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy has excitement and adventure when his father is assigned to an oil drilling rig above the Arctic Circle. 8vo. Fiction. 013058

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Icebound Summer, Carrighar, Sally
6 Icebound Summer
Carrighar, Sally
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Henry B. Kane, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped author name and small decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations throughout by Henry B. Kane. 262 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Life in the arctic when winter briefly relaxes its frozen grip on the earth, and all living things participate in a drama of intensity not parallelled elsewhere. With the skill of a born storyteller and the selective eye of the practiced naturalist, the author records the joys and ordeals of animals and human alike. 027032

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In Search of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
7 In Search of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with brown title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. Brown endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An independent explorer's life with the last of the exotic peoples of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon". Large 8vo. Adventure. 008676

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
8 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Macmillan 1971 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 257 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black & white). Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A distinguished explorer revisits the primitive people of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon. 017521

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Hell on Ice - The Saga of the Jeannette, Ellsberg, Edward
9 Hell on Ice - The Saga of the Jeannette
Ellsberg, Edward
New York Dodd Mead 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1938 on title page, "Copyright 1938" on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold sailing ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine (light chipping to lettering on spine). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing), with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has slight fading to spine, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of men locked two years in the Arctic pack and their desperate flight across the cruel ice. 020590

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10 Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures
Fleming, Fergus
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1998 0-87113-804-2 / 9780871138040 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, mere hint of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 489 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The breathtaking story of Britain's nineteenth-century program of expeditions to the Arctic, the heart of Africa, and Antarctica. 8vo. Exploration. 009835

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Adrift On An Ice-Pan, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
11 Adrift On An Ice-Pan
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Copyright 1909" and "Published June,1909" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with illustration, black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Light soiling, some wear to spine corners, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. A few pages have light soiling. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of Grenfell with printed signature beneath photo, tissue guard; additional black & white photo illustrations. 69 pgs. 12mo. Adventure. 016475

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Lake Effect - Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows, Monmonier, Mark
12 Lake Effect - Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows
Monmonier, Mark
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 2012 0815610041 / 9780815610045 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, maps. 246 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Blending meteorological history with the history of scientific cartography, Monmonier charts the phenomenon of lake-effect snow and explores the societal impacts of extreme weather. 024440

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Return to Warden's Grove: Science, Desire, and the Lives of Sparrows, Norment, Christopher
13 Return to Warden's Grove: Science, Desire, and the Lives of Sparrows
Norment, Christopher
Iowa City, Iowa University Of Iowa Press 2008 1587296330 / 9781587296338 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean dust jacket. Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Chris Norment" on title page. 215 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on three seasons of field research in the Canadian Arctic, Christopher Norment's exquisitely crafted meditation on science and nature, wildness and civilization, is marked by bottomless prose, reflection on timeless questions, and keen observations of the world and our place in it. 027850

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Men Against the Ice, Proctor, Everitt
14 Men Against the Ice
Proctor, Everitt
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1946 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Isa Barnett, Illustrator 
First Edition. Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 148 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An exciting story based on the perilous expedition of the fore-and-aft schooner, United States, to the Arctic in 1860. 8vo. Children's. 016469

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Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life, Pryde, Duncan
15 Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life
Pryde, Duncan
New York Walker And Company 1971 0802703690 / 9780802703699 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color photographs. 285 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In Nunaga, Duncan Pryde tells of his discovery of a remote and primitive way of life to which, astonishingly, he found that he easily adapted. His story abounds in high adventure - incredible, near fatal sled and canoe journeys; seal, polar bear and caribou hunts; breathtaking encounters with the beauty of Arctic flora and fauna. 025309

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Arctic Mood - A Narrative of Arctic Adventures, Richards, Eva Alvey
16 Arctic Mood - A Narrative of Arctic Adventures
Richards, Eva Alvey
Caldwell, Idaho Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1949 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Teal blue cloth hardcover boards with blank-stamped lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. Slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographic plates. 282 pages. 025719

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17 North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in The Arctic
Simon, Alvah
New York Broadway Books 1998 0-7679-0446-X / 9780767904469 Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean and bright softbound book. No chipping, curling or creasing, no names or writing inside. All pages and edges unmarked. Stated Advance Reading Copy. 328 pgs. Illustrated. 004547

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Flight of the Eagle, Sundman, Per Olof
18 The Flight of the Eagle
Sundman, Per Olof
New York Pantheon 1970 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sundman crystallizes the drama of one of the great mysteries of the Arctic: the attempt in 1897 by the Swedish scientist S. A. Andree to sail to the North Pole in a hydrogen gas balloon. Translated from the Swedish by Mary Sandbach. 8vo. Adventure. 013733

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Siberian Passage: An Explorer's Search Into the Russian Arctic, Tolmachoff, I. P.
19 Siberian Passage: An Explorer's Search Into the Russian Arctic
Tolmachoff, I. P.
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean light green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 238 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Exploration. 012860

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Knife, Wright, Theon
20 The Knife
Wright, Theon
New York Gilbert Press 1955 Deluxe Illustrated Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Rus Anderson, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny shallow dent to upper edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 300 pgs. + photographs. Sketches by Rus Anderson and 16 pages of photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with slight wear at top and bottom of spine edges, short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of a crime that changed Eskimo civilization. 8vo. True Crime. 013448

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