Our Books - Polar-Studies---the-Arctic-&-Antarctica

Doctor Kane of the Arctic Seas
Corner, George W.

Medicine and Elisha Kane’s Arctic Explorations Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 1972. Near Fine in VG- dj: faded spine with minor chipping at head and tail. xiii + 362 p., Notes, Index;... [read more] | $30.00

Eskimo Diary
Frederiksen, Thomas

Nelson Canada, Toronto, 1980; translated by Jack Jensen and Val Clery. 148, [1], [2, double-page map] pp.; illustrated with 75 colour paintings by the author. Near Fine in spine-faded dust jacket. “A... [read more] | $25.00

Investigations in Southwest Yukon: Geobotanical and Archaeological Reconnaissance. t/w Richard S. MacNeish. Archaeological Excavation, Comparisons and Speculations.
Johnson, Frederick and Hugh M. Raup.

Papers of the Robert S. Peabody Foundation for Archaeology, Volume Six, Numbers 1 and 2. Phillips Academy, Andover Massachusetts, 1964. Quarto in blue cardcovers. [xvii] + 488 pp.; illustrations and... [read more] | $30.00

The Vanta Kutchin
Leechman, Douglas

Bulletin No. 130, Anthropological Series No. 33 of the National Museum of Canada; Ottawa, 1954. Stapled card covers, three-colour map endpapers, frontis port.; photographs; pp. (iii), [1], 35 + [1], including... [read more] | $20.00

The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry 1821-1823. Introduction and Illustrations by James A. Houston.
LYON, Captain G[eorge] F[rancis] [1795-1832].

Imprint Society, Barre, MA., 1970. Large quarto (approx. 12”), quarter cloth over paper, Fine, in VG- slip case with cover image duplicated. Xvii [4] + 297 pp.; faux marbled endpapers; large fold-out... [read more] | $80.00

Son of the Smoky Sea
Nutchuk (with Alden Hatch)

An Uncommon Signed Copy Julian Messner, Inc., New York, 1942. A Near Fine copy of a later printing of this autobiography of a “half-Norwegian, half-Eskimo orphan boy who was brought up in the... [read more] | $50.00

Fifth Avenue to Alaska
Pierrepont, Edward

G. P. Putnam’s, New York, 1884. A true First Edition; Near Fine with decorative black cloth covers; beveled edges; vi + 329 pp.; floral endpapers. Four folding maps by Leonard Beckwith (all Fine):... [read more] | $140.00

Circumpolar Health : Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium, Yellowknife, NWT.
Shephard, Roy J. and S. Itoh [Editors

Toronto: University of Toronto, 1976. First Edition. Octavo. Hard Cover. Fine [xviii], 678 pp.; including index of authors, List of contributors, and Commentaries. Presentations by many health professionals... [read more] | $25.00

Arctic Birds of Canada
Snyder, L. L.

ill. Shortt, T. M.. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1957. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Poor. (x) + 310 pp., including appendix list, glossary,... [read more] | $20.00

Trapping is My Life
Tetso, John.

Toronto; Peter Martin Associates Limited, 1976. A Fine octavo in blue cloth, with dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve. Map endpapers; [ix], 116 pp. with line drawings by Lorne Bouchard, RCA, throughout. ... [read more] | $25.00

A Dog-Puncher on the Yukon, with an Introduction by Walter Collins O’Kane
Walden, Arthur Treadwell

Scarce Signed First Edition of Travel to the Yukon 1896 Houghton, Mifflin; Boston, 1928. xviii, 289 pp; frontis piece photo of author and his team; plates, all present; map end papers. Small area of... [read more] | $185.00

On Snow-Shoes to the Barren Grounds. Twenty-eight Hundred Miles After Musk-Oxen and Wood Bison.
Whitney, Caspar.

London: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, 1896. Octavo. Leather. Very Good [x] + 324 pp.; frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated throughout with photos and line drawings. These include 2 maps... [read more] | $70.00