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Image for Antarctica: Great Stories From the Frozen Continent

Antarctica: Great Stories From the Frozen Continent

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, NSW, Australia, Reader's Digest: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT7

ISBN: 0949819646

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1785gms, 319 pages, dark blue endpapers. The complete story of a unique continent: its history, wildlife, scientific discoveries and resources, richly illustrated with 900 paintings, drawings, maps, diagrams and a collection of rare historical photographs. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Extreme South: Struggles and Triumph of the First Australian Team to the Pole

By: Brown, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Australia, Australian Geographic P/L: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 1862760314

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 886gms, 255 pages. This absorbing book relates the experiences of these modern day explorers throughout the 60 challenging days of their 1300km trek, and thanks to Ian Brown's photography, shows us the vastness, majesty and uncompromising nature of the Antarctic landscape. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. DJ is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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White, The: Last Days in the Antarctic Journeys of Scott and Mawson 1911-1913

By: Caesar, Adrian

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001655

ISBN: 0330361570

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 310gms, 287 pages. Adrian Caesar's stunning stroke of imaginative re-creation transports us to the last days of the perilous expeditins by both Scott and Mawson in the heart of the white continent. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Antarctic Year: Brabant Island Expedition

By: Furse, Chris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Croom Helm Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT2

ISBN: 0709910584

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1075gms, 223 pages, illustrated map endpapers. In December 1983 the fifth Joint Services Expedition to the Antarctic, led by Commander Chris Furse, set sail for Brabant Island. This is their story. Book includes over 150 spectacular photographs provide a visually stunning accompaniment to the text. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture... View more info

Image for Southwest Pacific to 1900, The: A Modern History (Australia, New Zealand, The Islands, Antarctica)

Southwest Pacific to 1900, The: A Modern History (Australia, New Zealand, The Islands, Antarctica)

By: Grattan, C. Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC13

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1225gms, 558 pages plus index. From the earliest explorations to the triumphant federation of Australia - the men and the events that pioneered the latest advance of Western civilization. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in protective plastic and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Atta... View more info

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Southwest Pacific Since 1900, The: A Modern History (Australia, New Zealand, The Islands, Antarctica)

By: Grattan, C. Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC14

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1555gms, 759 pages plus index. A vigorous narrative of the spread of Western civilization to the lands down under. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in protective plastic and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money ... View more info

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South Pole 2000

By: Hamilton, Caroline

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, HarperCollins Publishers Australia Pty Limited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT8

ISBN: 0732268621

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 400gms, 259 pages. In 1997 a team of women walked o the North Pole, three years later these same women returned to the snowy wastes and arid landscapes, only this time to the least-visited continent on the planet: Antarctica. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Shackleton: The Antarctic Challenge

By: Heacox, Kim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., National Geographic Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT14

ISBN: 0792275365

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 994g, 215pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book tells the whole story of explorer, Ernest Shackleton, who ranks with Magellan, Columbus, Cook and Burton in his determination to follow his vision and his dream. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book will weigh over 1kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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South Pole Odyssey: Selections from the Antarctic Diaries of Edward Wilson

By: King, Harry (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Publishers: 1982

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000021

ISBN: 0727016555

Condition: Good


Paperback, 176pp incl. index, weighs 285gms. Edward Wilson is one of the great figures of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. He was a member of Scott's Antarctic expeditions and was one of those who died with Scott on the return journey from the South Pole in 1912. This book is based upon extracts from the diaries he kept on 2 historic Antarctic journeys. This is a good copy. Pages are slightly discoloured and have minor spotting, front cover shows minor wear and tear, small pencil mark on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Includes b&w and colour illustrations, di... View more info

Image for Voyage to the Ice: The Antarctic Expedition of SOLO

Voyage to the Ice: The Antarctic Expedition of SOLO

By: Lewis, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT15

ISBN: 064297604X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 500g, 144pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book tells about the expedition by David Lewis aboard SOLO to Antarctica in 1977-78. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front free endpaper and inside title page. Right bottom corners have been cut out of the first three pages. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear and one very small tear to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mammoth Book of Polar Journeys, The

By: Lewis, Jon E. (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRA53

ISBN: 1845294300

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 378g, 494pgs. This book includes 42 eye-witness accounts of adventure and tragedy in the Arctic and Antartica including the stories of Shackleton, Scott, Amundsen, Mawson, Nansen and Fiennes. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wild Ice: Antarctic Journeys

By: Naveen, Ron; Monteath, Colin; de Roy, Tui; and Jones, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Drummoyne, NSW, Australia, Bay Books: 1990

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT1

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dustjacket, first Australian edition, 1430gms, 222 pages. With more than 60 trips to the Antarctic among them, intrpeid explorers and internationally renowned photographers Ron Naveen, Colin Monteah, Tui De Roy, and Mark Jones have created Wild Ice to take us on a voyage of images and reflections. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs almost 1.5kg and may incur additional post... View more info

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Survivor, The: Douglas Mawson

By: Parer, David; and Parer-Cook, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Morwell, VIC, Australia, Alella Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT17

ISBN: 0949681016

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 592g, 160pgs, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front page. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ice Station

By: Reilly, Matthew

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ACTFIC727

ISBN: 0330360892

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 334gms, 611 pages. Antarctica is about to explode. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and only light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Racing With Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

By: Riffenburgh, Beau

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, England, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS354

ISBN: 0747596719

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 232gms, 296 pages. The author tells the forgotten story of Douglas Mawson and his death-defying expedition of 1911-14 to Antarctica. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Geographic Book of Antarctica, The

By: Scott, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Terry Hills, Australia, Australian Geographic Pty Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT3

ISBN: 1862760101

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, First Edition, 575gms, 153 pages plus Bibliography and Index, incl. loose Antarctica map that originally came with the book. This book explains the allure of the great wilderness of Antarctica, mostly unspoilt by people, its wildlife still incredibly trusting of us, demonstrates why we must preserve it at all costs. Great for assignment work for students in years 1 to 9. Book is in very good condition with very little general wear and tear, a tear on the title page no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more t... View more info

Image for South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-17

South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-17

By: Shackleton, Sir Ernest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: USA, Time-Life Books: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: TRAANT11

ISBN: 705415015

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned hardcover, not issued with dust jacket, reprint of 1919 facsimile edition, 836gms, 368 pages, decorated endpapers, red and gold stamped boards and gilt page edging, part of Time-Life "Classics of Exploration" series, includes loose-leaf explanation of inclusion in the "Classics of Exploration" series. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light rubbing to boards. Ex-libris sticker on inside front endpaper. Some light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info