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Endurance, The: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, England, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT12

ISBN: 074754123X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 938gms, 211 pages, grey endpapers. The Endurance is a riveting account of one of the greatest survival stories of all time, illustrate with previously unpublished photographs of Frank Hurley. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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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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

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Two Against the Ice: Amundsen and Ellsworth

By: Mason, Theodore. K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRA8

ISBN: 0396080928

Condition: Good


Hardcover with light blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 375gms, 192 pages, blank endpapers. Amundsen, the controversial Norwegian explorer, had conquered the Northwest Passage the South Pole: Ellsworth, son of a wealthy American Industrialist, longed to emulate him. They became a team well suited to each other. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, 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 yo... 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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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

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Step Too Far, A: Peter Bland and the Obsession of Adventure

By: Yallop, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS274

ISBN: 0732911540

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 468g, 291pgs. A tale of gripping adventure and survival in some of the planet's most inhospitable regions, as well as profound insight into what drives a preson to take such risks in the search for new adrenalin highs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Image for Step Too Far, A: Peter Bland and the Obsession of Adventure

Step Too Far, A: Peter Bland and the Obsession of Adventure

By: Yallop, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS2976

ISBN: 0732911540

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 468g, 291pgs. A tale of gripping adventure and survival in some of the planet's most inhospitable regions, as well as profound insight into what drives a preson to take such risks in the search for new adrenalin highs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info