Antarctica

  • # 39691

    BORCHGREVINK, C. E.

    First on the Antarctic continent, being an account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900

    London : George Newnes, Limited, 1901. Octavo, illustrated pictorial cloth (small stain central panel upper board, slight wear to head and foot of spine), pp. xvi; 333, 32 (catalogue), photographically illustrated, three colour maps; a fine, bright copy.

  • # 44281

    DENUCE, J.

    Bibliographie antarctique

    London : Bernard Quaritch, 2002. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth in dustjacket, pp. 271. Facsimile of the first edition of 1913, printed in an edition of only 50 copies. A single example in Australian collections (National Library of Australia).

  • # 44220

    SCOTT, Captain Robert Falcon (1868-1912)

    The voyage of the “Discovery”

    London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1905. Two volumes, octavo, gilt lettered cloth with gilt medallions on upper boards (corners bumped, edges slightly worn, hinges rubbed), top edges gilt, fore edge foxed, pp xx, 556; xii, 508; photogravure frontispieces, numerous plates, folding maps in endpockets. A very good set of one of the classic accounts …

  • # 44043

    FREEMANTLE, James

    An Albion in the Antarctic (facsimile edition)

    [London] : St James Park Press, 2019 (2022). Quarto (320 x 245 mm), quarter cloth over papered boards (reproducing the emblem of The Sign of the Penguin, the imprint of Aurora Australis), title label to spine, endpapers referencing the stamped boards of Aurora Australis, pp. [64], illustrated. Limited to 92 numbered copies. The facsimile edition …

  • # 42916

    [Società Geografica Italiana]

    Bollettino della Società Geografica Italiana. [Serie prima:] Anno VII. Volume X. Fascicolo 1, iuglio 1873 – Fascicolo 6, dicembre 1873].

    Roma : Stabilimento Giuseppe Civelli, June-December 1873. Six parts in five volumes (as issued), octavo, original printed blue wrappers (some light staining and foxing, early ownership inscription to two of the upper wrappers); pp. 1-120 (with folding colour map showing telegraph communication linking Europe and Asia); 1-92; 1-94; 1-117; 1-74 (with folding lithographed plate of …

  • # 41536

    COOK, James, 1728-1779; FORSTER, Georg, 1754-1794; FURNEAUX, Tobias, 1735-1781

    [COOK] Sammandrag af Capitain Jacob Cooks åren 1772, 73, 74 och 1775 omkring Södra Polen förrättade resa :

    hwarwid Herrar Forsters och Furneaux journaler blifwit jämnförde och nyttjade : Innehållande det hufwudsakeligaste af de på denna resa gjorda nya uptäckter i söderhafwet, Rörande Södra Polens Ishaf nya uptäckte Öars naturalier och Inwånarnes Tänkesätt, Seder, Klädedrägt, m.m. Upsala [Sweden] : Johan Edman, 1783. Octavo, nineteenth century papered boards with title label to spine (edges …

  • # 40439

    FLEMMING, Carl (publisher); HERRICH, A. (cartographer)

    [ANTARCTICA] Die Gebiete um den Südpol

    Glogau : Carl Flemming, [ca. 1896]. Chromolithographic map, 410 x 480 mm, dissected and laid down on its original linen backing sheet, 420 x 495 mm; shows tracks of the main Antarctic expeditions from Cook (1772-75) to Bull (1894-95); scale 1:40,000,000; light handling wear around the edges, otherwise very good, with old collection stamp and …

  • # 36977

    HAWKESWORTH, John (1715-1773); COOK, James (1728-1779); KING, James

    The three voyages of Captain James Cook

    1. An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of his present Majesty for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and …

  • # 18989

    Mawson, Douglas, Sir (1882-1958)

    The home of the blizzard : being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911 – 1914

    Illustrated in colour and black and white also with maps. London : William Heinemann, 1915. Two volumes, thick octavo, original gilt-lettered cloth with pictorial inlay (spines dulled, corners bumped, lightly rubbed), top edges gilt, bookplates to pastedowns, pp xxx, 349; xiii, 338; extensively illustrated with colour and black and white plates, three folding maps contained …

  • # 34943

    SAMARTZIS, Philip

    Antarctica : an absent presence

    Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2016. Oblong quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 192, illustrated, with two accompanying CDs contain electroacoustic composition, soundscapes, and recordings by Philip Samartzis. As new copy. This beautiful volume of soundscape compositions, images and words from Philip Samartzis is an invitation to share in a remarkable journey of enquiry. Antarctica is …

  • # 32167

    HOWCHIN, Walter

    The geology of South Australia. With notes on the chief geological systems and occurrences in the other Australian States. (With a presentation inscription by geologist and Antarctic explorer Sir T. W. Edgeworth David)

    Adelaide : Walter Howchin (printed by Gillingham & Co.), 1929. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Octavo (220 x 145 mm), publisher’s black-lettered blue cloth over boards, spine lettered in black (sunned, frayed at head and tail), a significant association copy, the front pastedown inscribed in fountain pen by the distinguished Welsh-Australian geologist and Antarctic explorer …

  • # 24978

    [HOOKER, Joseph Dalton, 1817-1911]

    [ANTARCTICA] Naval Medical Supplemental Fund. Standing Orders and Regulations. (Issued to Joseph Dalton Hooker on his appointment as second surgeon on HMS Erebus)

    For the Constitution and Government of the Supplemental Fund for the Relief of the Widows of Medical Officers in the Royal Navy. [London : Council of the Royal Navy, 183-?]. Octavo (230 x 135 mm), stitched as issued with blue paper spine, pp [49]-54; the front is inscribed: ‘Mr Joseph Dalton Hooker. Admission Fee £2.6.0 …

  • # 25211

    NIHON SHONEN.

    [BOARD GAME; ANTARCTICA] Nankyoku Tanken Hikoki Sugoroku.

    [= Boardgame of the Antarctic Expedition by plane]. Tokyo : Jitsugyo no Nihonsha, 1911. Folded colour lithograph sheet, 730 x 540 mm, with illustrations by Akashi Sekish; together with the original playing markers with aeroplane designs printed on red, blue, yellow and white paper; a few insignificant insect holes (only noticeable when held to the …