Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1909. First American edition. Read More about The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909...with...
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1885. First edition. Read More about Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, in Reponse to the...
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1889. First edition. Read More about Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1884
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860. First American edition. Read More about A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and his Companions
Cincinnati: Stewart and Kidd Company, 1916. First edition. Account of big game hunting in the St. Elias Range, Yukon Territory."- Arctic Bibliography. Read More about Camp Fires in the Yukon
West Brighton and n.p: . Halpern wrote to Bartlett regarding a previous invitation to visit the “Morrissey” saying that he is ready to go and when is Bartlett ready for him. Bartlett replied that he could come the following Saturday. Bartlett, the noted Newfoundland-born Arctic explorer, who was with the..... Read More about Two autograph notes, first signed in margin of another letter as “R. A. Bartlett” and the...
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935. First Trade edition. Read More about Discovery. The Story of the Second Byrd Expedition. Introduction bty Claude A. Swanson, Sec. of Navy
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. First edition. Signed on half-title by Byrd. Read More about Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic the Flight to the South Pole
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. First trade edition. Signed on half-title by Byrd. Read More about Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic the Flight to the South Pole
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. First Trade Edition. Signed on half-title by Byrd. Read More about Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic the Flight to the South Pole
Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York: May 20, 1941 - May 8, 1944. "I cannot feel that he is gone ... " When Richard Byrd was just twelve years old in 1900, Adam ("Kit") Carson, a friend and associate of his father's in the family's law firm, invited the young... Read More about 5 Typed Letters Signed ("Dick") to the wife of his mentor and old friend, Adam C....
London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1890. First edition. LAND-LUBBERS IN THE ARCTIC. A jolly account of two "land-lubbers" who charter a whaling vessel and sail to the east coast of Greenland, Jan Mayen and Spitzbergen. Clutterbuck makes no excuses for himself and fellow sailor stating that they know "nothing about... Read More about A Skipper in the Arctic Seas
London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell; W. and A. Strahan, 1773; 1777; 1785. First editions of first two voyages; second edition of the third voyage. Complete Set of Cook's Three Voyages. A complete set of the official accounts of Cook's three voyages. "Captain's Cook's three great voyages form the basis... Read More about An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries...
New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1900. First Pyle Edition. Frederick A. Cook's Copy. This copy has the ownership signature of Arctic Explorer "Frederick A. Cook, 1900" on the title-page. Read More about The Man with the Hoe and Other Poems
Brooklyn, NY: Oct. 4, 1896. Cook Congratulates Operti, 1896. A charming letter between two Arctic veterans. Frederick Cook, founding member of both the Arctic Club and the Explorer's Club, and future rival claimant to Robert Peary as discoverer of the North Pole, writes to his old friend Albert Operti. Both... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("Frederick A. Cook") to the Arctic artist Albert Operti,...
[Otsego Hall, Cooperstown: 1848]. Published: London, 29 March 1849 by Bentley (vol. III, pp. 195-6). Two and a half substantial paragraphs, beginning, “I’ll not answer for the craft, though that’s her blue peter …” and continuing to: “… as almost to persuade the expectant legatees that their visit was premature..... Read More about Autograph manuscript page: The Sea Lions; Or, The Lost Sealers
[London]: c.1872. A rare survival. This image appears in William Bradford's fabled book of photographs Arctic Regions. It was taken by either Dunmore or Critcherson, the two professional photographers from Boston who accompanied Bradford on his 1869 expedition to the Arctic on the steamship Panther. It was probably taken at... Read More about Esquimaux Winter Hut and Its Occupants. The Entrance is seen on the Left
Budissin: Ernst Moritz Monse, 1864-66. First edition. The first dictionary of the Labrador Eskimos. This is the first dictionary of the Labrador Eskimos, compiled by Erdmann who was a missionary in the area. He would go on to translate and print sections of the Bible in the same language. There... Read More about Eskimoisches Wörterbuch, gesammelt von den Missionaren in Labrador …
London: Edward Arnold & Co, 1926. Second Impression. 'From April 1914 Farrer spent two years with William Purdom, a Kew-trained gardener, in Kangsu, north-west China, and in Tibet, collecting specimens and seeds, despite the lawlessness of the area. He had a narrow escape from drowning after a 20 ft fall... Read More about On the Eaves of the World
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1906. First edition. Author's presentation copy. Inscribed on the half-title: "To F.L. Root with remembrance of the days at the Realty Trust and best wishes Anthony Fiala April 29/38".The Ziegler Polar Expedition - or Fiala expedition - was a failed attempt to reach the... Read More about Fighting the Polar Ice
New York: Scribner's, 1938. First American. Flaherty was an explorer and film maker who explored sub-arctic Canada from 1910 to 1916 and made his famous documentary film Nanook of the North in 1922.The Captain of the title is Captain William Grant, master of the three masted barque Eskimo that sailed... Read More about The Captain's Chair
London: John Murray, 1829. IN ORIGINAL CLOTH. Read More about Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in 1819-20-21-22 : with a Brief Account of the Second...
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1888. First edition. With Greely's Signature. A handsome set, formerly owned by Henry Cabot Lodge.Referring to Greely's own account of the voyage, the Arctic Bibliography states: "The United States expedition during the First International Polar Year, based at Fort Conger, Lady Franklin Bay, about 81°45'..... Read More about Report on the Proceedings of the United States Expedition to Lady Franklin Bay, Grinnell Land
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1929. First American edition. Cruise along the west coast of Greenland on the schooner Effie M. Morissey (skippered by Captain Robert Bartlett of Peary fame). Many observations of Eskimos, villages, flora and fauna, etc. Read More about An Arctic Rodeo
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1879. Read More about Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition Made by Charles F. Hall: His Voyage to Repulse Bay,...
London: Macmillan, 1895. First Edition. Read More about The Great Frozen Land (Bolshaia Zemelskija Tundra). Narrative of a Winter Journey Across the...