Antarctica

  • # 15247

CESAREO, Agostino

L’arte del navigare, con il regimento della Tramontana e del sole; e la vera regola et osservanza del flusso e reflusso delle acque sotto breve compendio ridotta.

    # 15247

    CESAREO, Agostino

    L’arte del navigare, con il regimento della Tramontana e del sole; e la vera regola et osservanza del flusso e reflusso delle acque sotto breve compendio ridotta.

    [No place], 1587. Manuscript, quarto; 66 leaves followed by 13 leaves with additions in a different hand, 8 full-page illustrations (including one of the Southern Cross constellation), 4 with volvelles (movable paper figures); with a dedication to Don Pietro Borgia, Prince of Squillace (d. c.1624), dated 1587, and an accompanying sonnet; contemporary limp vellum sewn …

  • The voyage of the ‘Discovery’
SCOTT, Captain Robert F. (1868 - 1912)
# 14783

    # 14783

    Scott, Captain Robert F. (1868 - 1912)

    The voyage of the ‘Discovery’

    $2,750 USD London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1905. Two volumes, octavo, gilt lettered cloth with gilt medallions on upper boards (very light edge wear), top edges gilt, pp xx, 556; xii, 508; photogravure frontispieces, numerous plates, folding maps in endpockets. Housed in custom made felt-lined slipcases. A bright and attractive set, in fine condition, of …

  • The South Polar Times (3 volumes with subscribers’ broadside)
SHACKLETON, E. H.; BERNACCHI, Louis; CHERRY-GARRARD, Aspley; et al.
# 14863

    # 14863

    Shackleton, E.H.; Bernacchi, Louis; Cherry-Garrard, Apsley; et al.

    The South Polar Times (3 volumes with subscribers’ broadside)

    London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1907-14. Three volumes, quarto, original gilt-lettered blue cloth with pictorial inlay; various paginations, extensively illustrated with chromolithographs, all edges gilt, foxing to preliminaries but the text clean and bright, the bindings tight; the first two volumes limited to 250 copies, the third volume limited to 350 copies; housed in …

  • [ANTARCTICA] Scott’s last expedition.
SCOTT, Robert Falcon (1868-1912)
# 14589

    # 14589

    SCOTT, Robert Falcon (1868-1912)

    [ANTARCTICA] Scott’s last expedition.

    In two volumes. Vol. I. being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Vol. II. Being the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work Undertaken By Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. London : Smith Elder & Co., 1913. Third edition. Two volumes, large octavo, publisher's blue cloth covered …

  • [ANTARCTICA] Antarktis’ hjärta : berättelsen om den engelska sydpolsexpeditionen 1907-1909.
SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry (1874-1922)
# 14635

    # 14635

    SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry (1874-1922)

    [ANTARCTICA] Antarktis’ hjärta : berättelsen om den engelska sydpolsexpeditionen 1907-1909.

    Öfversättning från författarens manuskript af Carl Forsstrand. Stockholm : Norstedt, 1910. Two volumes, small quarto, original gilt stamped light blue cloth (lower boards lightly rubbed; spines softened at head and tail and with a couple a tiny marks, else bright and fine); marbled endpapers, front free-endpapers with original ownership inscriptions dated 1918; pp xlii, 331; 408; …

  • The South Polar Trail. The log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
JOYCE, Ernest E. Mills
# 14651

    # 14651

    JOYCE, Ernest E. Mills

    The South Polar Trail. The log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

    With an introduction by Hugh Robert Mill. London : Duckworth, 1929. Octavo, original cloth (spine a little faded, small nick to head of spine), pp. 220, photographic illustrations, a couple of spots of foxing to preliminaries, else crisp and clean. Scarce. 

  • [COOK] Sammandrag af Capitain Jacob Cooks åren 1772, 73, 74 och 1775 omkring Södra Polen förrättade
COOK, James, 1728-1779; FORSTER, Georg, 1754-1794; FURNEAUX, Tobias, 1735-1781
# 14364

    # 14364

    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, contemporary half calf over papered boards (rubbed), spine …

  • Life in the Antarctic : sixty photographs by members of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition
[BRUCE, W.S., et al]
# 11222

    # 11222

    [BRUCE, W.S., et al]

    Life in the Antarctic : sixty photographs by members of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

    Series: Gowans's Nature Books no. 10. London : Gowans & Gray. 1907. Duodecimo, original plain wrappers in pictorial parchment dust jacket (heavily browned, as usual), pp [8 advertisements], 67, [5 advertisements], with black and white photographic illustrations; foxing to preliminaries and rear endpaper, otherwise contents clean and sound. Spence 202; Rosove 53.A1. Copies are recorded …

  • Captain Cook’s voyages round the world for making discoveries towards the North and South Poles.
[ANDERSON, G.W.].

# 6790

    # 6790

    [ANDERSON, G.W.].

    Captain Cook’s voyages round the world for making discoveries towards the North and South Poles.

    With an appendix. Manchester : Russell and Allen, 1811. Octavo, contemporary calf, rebacked, pp. viii, 566, [i – directions to the binder], portrait frontispiece, 5 copperplate engravings, a very good copy. According to Beddie, a later edition of the abridgement by G. W. Anderson first published in 1799. Beddie 76.

  • The polar world : a popular description of man and nature in the Arctic and Antarctic regions
HARTWIG, G.

# 9938

    # 9938

    HARTWIG, G.

    The polar world : a popular description of man and nature in the Arctic and Antarctic regions

    of the globe. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1874. Second edition. Octavo, in a fine contemporary presentation binding of full blue calf, upper board with gilt vignette and lettering 'Training Ship Worcester, Prize 1876', spine with raised bands, gilt ornament and contrasting leather title label lettered in gilt, front paste-down with Worcester's prize certificate …

  • [POLAR EXPLORATION] Mon expédition au Sud Polaire, 1914-1917 / Ernest Shackleton.
[SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry Sir (1874-1922)
# 3103

    # 3103

    [SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry Sir (1874-1922)

    [POLAR EXPLORATION] Mon expédition au Sud Polaire, 1914-1917 / Ernest Shackleton.

    Traduction de M.-L. Landel. Tours : Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, [1921]. Quarto, original and superb pictorial boards gilt (lightly rubbed), spine with gilt lettering and decoration (head softened and with short split), hinges weakened, all edges gilt, preface by Shackleton (dated 1921), 380 pp (very clean), illustrated, folding map. A beautiful French edition of …

  • 2011_DSFB_2055

    # 1319

    FORBES, Henry O.

    Antarctica : a vanished Austral land

    Off-print of the Smithsonian Report for 1894, pp 297-316. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1896. Octavo, printed wrappers (edges badly chipped, spine with tape repair), 20 pp. Essay on the flora and fauna which once flourished in Antarctica.