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

Drifting Home
Berton, Pierre

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1973. Boldly Signed by the author on the title page in his iconic hand. 174 pp.; map endpapers; contemporary and archival photographs. “Drifting Home is an account... [read more] | $30.00

One Woman’s Arctic
Burnford, Sheila

McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1973. 222 pp.; map frontis; pictorial endpapers drawn by Susan Ross; Notes and Index. Much admired and loved for her earlier work The Incredible Journey, this book “is... [read more] | $20.00

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

Arctic Ordeal. The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-Naturalist with Franklin 1820-1822
Richardson, John

McGill-Queen’s University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 1985 [1984]. Edited by C. Stuart Houston; Illustrated by H. Albert Hochbaum; Appendixes by Johan W. Thomson (Lichenology) and Walter O. Kupsch... [read more] | $20.00

Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18: Volume XIV: Eskimo Songs: Songs of the Copper Eskimos. Southern Party - 1913-16
Roberts, Helen H. and D. Jenness

Ottawa: F. A. Acland, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1925. Royal Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine 506 pp., including errata; frontis. Preface and Introduction by Diamond Jenness and an Introductory... [read more] | $140.00

Stories from Pacific & Arctic Canada
Schroeder, Andreas and Rudy Wiebe, Editors

Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1974. Fine/Near Fine, with dj art by Robert J. Anderson. pp. [xv] 284, including Biographical Notes. Long out-of-print in all formats, this collection of fiction, selected... [read more] | $15.00

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

Dr. Kane’s Voyage to the Polar Lands.
Villarejo, Oscar M.

University of Philadelphia Press, Philadelphia, 1965. 220 pp.; illustrations; Index and Bibliography. Fine in price-clipped dj. Includes excerpts from the original Journal of Dr. Kane (Stanford University... [read more] | $20.00

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