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Frozen Frontier The Story of the Arctic

By: Frank, R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18739

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear and light soiling. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in laminated jacket protector, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 192 pages View more info

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Ancient Mariner The Amazing Adventures of Samuel Hearne

By: McGoogan, Ken

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Toronto, Phyllis Bruce Books/Harper Flamingo: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18762

ISBN: 0002000989

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; "Samuel Hearne is grudgingly recognized as the eighteenth-century British adventurer who, during a remarkable three-year odyssey, became the first European to reach the Arctic coast of North America. In Ancient Mariner, McGoogan demonstrates that Hearne was far more complex, accomplished and influential than the history books suggest.Beginning with Hearne’s entry into the Royal Navy at twelve years of age, McGoogan paints an aut... View more info

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The Polar Passion

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 18944

ISBN: 077106621X

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show light shelf wear. DJ shows heavy shelf wear, with several tears, creasing and chipping. Pieces of DJ missing from DJ edges on front and back. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Top of the World Trilogy #2; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 365 pages; The trilogy is comprised of 'Ordeal by Ice, 'Polar Passion' and 'Tundra'. This volume is a tribute to the explorers who opened up the Arctic, from the tenth century Icelander Thorgisl to the nineteenth century Frederick Cook. View more info

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Mackenzie and His Voyageurs By canoe to the Arctic and the Pacific, 1789-93;

By: Woollacott, Arthur P

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18871

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, with small stains on front board, light sun-fading on spine. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Well illustrated with photos from various expeditions featuring the places and peoples that Mackenzie would have encountered. Five appendices including a three page bibliography as well as an index at back. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 237 pages; "In the preparation of this essay, Mackenzie' s narrative, as contained in the original edition of his Voyages, 1801, was used as a basis. Supplementary information regarding the routes follow... View more info