Category: Polar Regions


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The Endurance

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: £12.65

Publisher: london, Bloomsbury: 1999

Sellers ID: 01611

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Antartic Odyssey;in the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers:

By: Collier ,Graham & Patricia Graham Collier.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: New York, Carol & Graft.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00089

At once a recreation of the past, and an enthralling picture of the wonders that remain, Graham Colliers journeys captures the spirit of this only uninhabited continent,the last great wilderness.This a 1st edition secondhand book in hardcovers the corner of which is slightly bumped,and the d/w is slightly rubbed but otherwise in good order. View more info

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The Shackleton Voyages: A Pictorial Anthology of the Polar Explorer and Edwardian Hero

By: Huntford, Roland

Price: £22.58

Publisher: UK., Ted Smart: 2002

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02801

This pictorial anthology celebrates the life of Ernest Shackleton, a major protagonist in the heroic age of Antarctic exploration at the beginning of the twentieth century. He is best known for his legendary third expedition, but Shackleton also undertook three other expeditions, each enthralling in its own way but none achieving the goal it set out to reach. Charm, charismatic leadership and dogged determination ensured Shackleton became a hero in his own lifetime. The... View more info

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A Fabulous Kingdom : The Exploration of the Artic.

By: Officer,charles & Jake Page

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Oxford., Oxford University Press.: 2001

Sellers ID: 00081

Inconstant and forbidding, the Artic lured misguided voyagers into the cold for centuries- pushing them beyond the limits of their knowledge ,technology and stamina.This book charts these quests and the eventual race for the North Pole in unpreceedented detailing ,chronicaling the lives and misconceptions that would eventually throw light on this ''magical realm'' of sunless winters. This ia a secondhand book in blue and white cloth covers which are in very good order.T... View more info

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Shackleton: The Polar Journeys

By: Shackleton, Sir Ernest.

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK, Birlinn Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03525

This omnibus edition combines' Heart of Antarctic and South, Ernest Shackleton's personal accounts of his polar expeditions. Heart of the Antarctic is the story of his polar expedition of 1907-1909, part of his never-ending quest to reach the South Pole. South is Shackleton's account of a journey that began in August 1914 with high hopes of a first in exploration and ended two years latter in a desperate struggle for survival. The D/W is covered in p... View more info