Polar books - a mix of new and old books currently for sale

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Updated 28 Dec 2021

Antarctica & Arctic books (new & used) - Title

Author

Pub.

Dustjacket?

Format

The Book Cellar price AU$

ISBN/ISSN

A First Rate Tragedy - Robert Falcon Scott and the race to the South Pole

Preston, Diana

1999

 

sc

$8.50

618002014

A Gun for a Fountain Pen - Antarctic Journal November 1910 - January 1912 George Murray Levick

Levick, George Murray

2012

 

hb

$45.00

978098730601

A History of Antarctica

Martin, Stephen

2013

D/Ja

hb

$25-$45

9781921719578

A Hostile Beauty - Life on Macquarie Island, used

Dermer, Alistair / Wood, Danielle

2011

D/Ja

hb

$36-$69.99

9780522855043

A Man for Antarctica - the Early Life of Phillip Law - signed

Ralston, Kathleen

1993

D/Ja

hb

$35.00

1875657134

A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope - John Montagu & Sir John Franklin

Joel, Craig R.

2011

 

sc

$28-$44

9781921509827

An Empire of Ice - Scott, Shackleton, and the heroic age of Antarctic science

Larson, Edward, J

2011

D/Ja

hb

$15.00

9780300154085

ANARE - Australia's Antarctic Outposts, ex-library

Law, Phillip / Bechervaise, John

1957

D/Ja

hb

$20.00

nil

Antarctic Days with Mawson - a personal account of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition of 1929-31

Fletcher, Harold

1984

D/Ja

hb

$10.00

207148899

Antarctic Destinies - Scott, Shackleton & the changing face of heroism

Barczewski, Stephanie

2007

D/Ja

hb

$39.95

9781847251923

Antarctic Eye - The Visual Journey - signed copy available

Andrews, Lynne

2007

D/Ja

hb

$24-$29.95

9780646478395

Antarctic Odyssey - setting up of the Mawson Station - signed

Law, Phillip

1983

D/Ja

hb

$14.50

858593203

Antarctic Pioneers - the voyage of the Belgica 1897-99

Fram Museum Exhibition

2010

 

sc

$15.00

9788282350075

Antarctic Wildlife

Hosking, Eric

1982

D/Ja

hb

$18.00

709912153

Antarctica - Authentic Accounts of Life and Exploration in the world's highest, driest, windiest, coldest and most remote continent

Neider, Charles (ed)

1973

D/Ja

hb

$19.00

49100521

Antarctica - The Heroic Age 1900 - 1914

Finkel, George

1976

D/Ja

hb

$9.50

1950266

Antarctica a biography

Day, David

2012

D/Ja

hb

$45.00

9781741669084

Antarctica An Absent Presence - contains 2 CD

Samartzis, Philip

2016

 

hb

$60.00

9780500500668

Antarctica and Back in Sixty Days

Bowden, Tim

1991, 1992

 

sc

$15.00

1865080993

Antarctica on a Plate - she came, she saw, she burnt the toast

Thomson, Alexa

2003

 

sc

$8.50

1840244712

Antarctica The Last Horizon

Bechervaise, John

1979

D/Ja

hb

$15.00

726904740

Antarctica, that sweep of savage splendour, collected writings

McGregor, Alasdair (ed)

2011

D/Ja

hb

$16.50

9780670074426

Arctic & Antarctica - Explore Earth's Polar Regions - wallchart

Taylor, Barbara (DK Eyewitness)

2012

 

sc

$16.95

nk

Aurora Australis 1908-09 from Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition 1907-09

Shackleton, E.H.

1988

D/Ja

hb

$24.00

 

Australian Antarctic Science - the first 50 years of ANARE

Marchant, Harvey J / Lugg, Desmond J / Quilty, Patrick G (eds)

2002

 

hb

$165.00

1876934050

Before the Heroes Came - Antarctica in the 1890s

Baughman, T.H.

1994

D/Ja

hb

$14.50

803212283

Birdie' Bowers of the Antarctic

Seaver, George

1947

D/Ja

hb

$25.00

nil

Body at the Melbourne Club - Bertram Armytage, Antarctica's Forgotten man

Burke, David

2009

 

sc

$12.50

9781862548336

Born Adventurer - the life of Frank Bickerton Antarctic Pioneer

Haddelsey, Stephen

2005

D/Ja

hb

$22.50

750940123

Captain Scott

Fiennes, Ranulph

2003

 

sc

$12.50

340826983

Captain Scott the full story

Ludlam, Harry

1965

D/Ja

hb

$10.00

nil

Deadly Winter - the life of Sir John Franklin

Beardsley, Martyn

2002

D/Ja

hb

$29.95

1861761872

Death on the Ice - Scott, Antarctica 1912

Ryan, Robert

2009

 

sc

$14.50

9780755347216

Discovery - the Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

Byrd, Richard Evelyn

1935

 

hb

$45.00

 

Douglas Mawson's Antarctic Bases - Cape Denison, Macquarie Island and the Shackelton Iceshelf

Jensen, David

2010

 

sc

$24.00

9780957937413

Emperor Penguins - English translation from the French

Rivolier, Jean

1956

D/Ja

hb

$19.00

nil

End of the Earth - Voyages to Antarctica

Matthiessen, Peter

2003

 

sc

$12.50

792268369

Endurance - a novel of Ice, War and Adventure

Griffiths, Tim

2015

 

sc

$22.50

9781760111540

Endurance - An epic of polar adventure

Worsley, F.A. / O'Brian, Patrick (preface)

1999

D/Ja

hb

$15.00

393046842

Endurance - Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Lansing, Alfred

2006

 

sc

$7.50

078670621x

Ernest Shackleton - Biography

Plimpton, George

2003

D/Ja

hb

$20.00

789493152

Escape to the Pole - Two Kiwi guys dodge crevasses, starvation & marriage

Biggar, Kevin

2010

 

sc

$9.50

9781869793999

Extreme South - in the footsteps of Scott and Amundsen, two Aussies, Cas and Jonesy, set out to conquer the last great wilderness on earth

Castrission, James

2012

 

sc

$7.50

 

Face to Face Polar Portraits

Lewis-Jones, Huw

2008

D/Ja

hb

$75.00

9780901021083

Fatal North - adventure and survival aboard USS Polaris, the first US expedition to the North Pole

Henderson, Bruce

2001

D/Ja

hb

$12.50

451409353

Feral Dilemma - the life of a ranger on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island

Anderson, Michael

2014

 

sc

$16.50-$19.95

9780992551308

Flaws in the Ice - in search of Douglas Mawson

Day, David

2013

 

sc

$24-$32.95

9781922070746

From Edinburgh to the Antarctic - an artist's notes and sketches during the Dundee Antarctic expedition of 1892-93

Burn Murdoch, W.G.

2012

 

sc

$16.50

9781108048248

From Snowdrift to Shellfire - Capt James Francis (Frank) Hurley 1885-1962

Millar, David P.

1984

D/Ja

hb

$30.00

908197594

Grue of Ice, novel set between Cape Town & Antarctica, searching for Thompson Island

Jenkins, Geoffrey

1962

D/Ja

hb

$8.50

708903320

Have Sleeping Bag will Travel - the life of an adventurer - signed

Foote, Brian / Marr, Joan

2006

 

sc

$25.00

975173618

Huskies in Harness - A love story in Antarctica

Robinson, Shelagh (ed)

1995

 

sc

$18.50

864177267

Huskies Polar Sledge Dogs

Chester, Jonathan

1994

 

hb

$8.50

947241639

Ice Bird

Lewis, David

1977

 

sc

$6.50

6346693

Ice Floes and Flaming Water - a true adventure in Melville Bay

Freuchen, Peter

nd

 

hb

$8.50

nil

Ice, Wind, Rock - Douglas Mawson in the Antarctic

Gouldthorpe, Peter

2013

 

hb

$16.95

9780734411556

In Search of the South Pole

Herbert, Kari /Lewis-Jones, Huw

2011

 

hb

$39.99

9781844861378

In Shackleton's Footsteps
A return to the heart of the Antarctic

Worsley, Henry

2011

D/Ja

hb

$24.00

9781905264933

Journey to the Polar Sea

Franklin, John

2002

D/Ja

hb

$18.50

851777899

Key Environments - Antarctica

Bonner, WN / Walton, DWH (eds)

1985

D/Ja

hb

$30.00

80288812

Life on the Ice - No One Goes to Antarctica Alone

Smith, Roff

2005

 

sc

$19.95

nk

Macquarie Island Nature Reserve - Visitor's Handbook

National Parks & Wildlife Service, Tasmania

1987

 

sc

$10.00

724620176

Madigan's Account - the Mawson Expedition, the Antarctic Diaries of C.T. Madigan 1911-1914

Madigan, J.W. (transcribed)

2012

 

hb

$75.00

9781921767098

Mawson - a life

Ayres, Philip

1999

D/Ja

hb

$22.50

522848117

Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age - Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen

Fitzsimons, Peter

2011

D/Ja

hb

$22.50

9781741666601

Mawson's Forgotten Men - the 1911-1913 Antarctic Diary of Charles Turnbull Harrisson

Rossiter, Heather (ed)

2011

 

sc

$36.00

9781742661506

Mawson's Huts - an Antarctic Expedition Journal

McGregor, Alasdair

1998

 

sc

$29.95

868066532

Mawson's Huts - the Birthplace of Australia's Antarctic Heritage

Mawson's Huts Foundation / Jensen, David

2014

 

sc

$39.99

9781760112660

Mawson's Remarkable Men - personal stories of the epic 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition

Jensen, David

2015

 

sc

$35.00

9781760113339

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819-220-21-22 (Everyman's Library edition)

Franklin, John

 

 

hb

$8.50

nil

New Explorers - Women in Antarctica

Land, Barbara

1981

D/Ja

hb

$16.50

396079245

New Zealand and the Antarctic

Quartermain, L.B.

1971

D/Ja

hb

$15.00

 

Nimrod - Ernest Shackleton and the extraordinary story of the 1907-09 British Antarctic expedition

Riffenburgh, Beau

2004

 

sc

$16.50

747574448

Ocean Enough and Time - Discovering the waters around Antarctica

Gorman, James

1995

D/Ja

hb

$14.50

60166207

Of Whales and Men - Antarctic whaling expedition

Robertson, R.B.

1954

D/Ja

hb

$14.50

nil

One Small Island - story of Macquarie Island (children's)

Lester, Alison / Tulloch, Coral

2011

 

hb

$29.95

9780670072361

Pilgrims on the Ice - Robert Falcon Scott's first Antarctic expedition

Baughman, T.H.

1999

D/Ja

hb

$22.50

803212895

Pink Ice - Britain and the South Atlantic Empire

Dodds, Klaus

2002

 

sc

$8.50

1860647707

Pinto and the Nella Dan - signed copy available

McLennan, Wendy / Maclaine, Catriona

2013

 

sc

$14.50-$26

9780987528100

Polar Castaways - Ross Sea Party (1914 - 17) of Sir Ernest Shackleton

McElrea, Richard / Harrowfield, David

2004

D/Ja

hb

$35.00

 

Poles Apart - Fascination, Fame and Folly

Hansen, Anita & Brita (eds)

2018

 

hb

$75.00

9780648141389

Poles Apart, Fascination, Fame and Folly

Hansen, Anita & Brita (eds)

2018

 

sc

$50.00

9780648141372

Race for the South Pole - the expedition diaries of Scott and Amundsen

Hunford, Roland

2010

 

sc

$12.50

9781441126672

Racing with Death - Douglas Mawson Antarctic Explorer

Riffenburgh, Beau

2008

 

sc

$10.00

9780747580935

Racing with Death - Douglas Mawson Antarctic Explorer

Riffenburgh, Beau

2008

D/Ja

hb

$15.00

9780747580935

Scott of the Antarctic

Pound, Reginald

1966

D/Ja

hb

$10.00

 

Scott of the Antarctic

Crane, David

2005

 

sc

$15.00

7219652

Shackleton's Forgotten Argonauts

Bickel, Lennard

1982

D/Ja

hb

$28.00

333338677

Shackleton's Forgotten Expedition - the voyage of the Nimrod

Riffenburgh, Beau

2004

D/Ja

hb

$24.00

1582344884

Shiver, a novel of Antarctica

Gemmell, Nikki

2004

 

sc

$12.50

174051324x

Shores of Macquarie Island

Bennett, Isobel

1971

D/Ja

hb

$24.00

851792243

Snow Petrel - a father / son voyage to Antarctica - signed

Tucker, Jon

2011

 

hb

$28.00

9780980533262

South with Mawson

Laseron, Charles F

1957

D/Ja

hb

$28.00

 

South with Scott

Mountevans, Admiral Lord / Ponting, Herbert

1961

D/Ja

hb

$22.50

nil

South with Scott

Mountevans, Admiral Lord / Ponting, Herbert

1957, 1921

 

hb

$15.00

nil

Southern Light - Images from Antarctica

Neilson, David

2012

D/Ja

hb

$35.00

9780958575317

Sub-Antarctic Sanctuary - Summertime on Macquarie Island

Gillham, Mary

1967

D/Ja

hb

$16.50

 

Terra Incognita - travels in Antarctica

Wheeler, Sara

1996

 

sc

$8.50

224047817

The Ambitions of Jane Franklin - Victorian Lady Adventurer

Alexander, Alison

2013

 

sc

$22.99

9781760292546

The Dawning of Antarctica - through exploration to occupation

Quilty, Patrick G.

2021

 

hb

$75.00

9780646842349

The Great White South - travelling with Robert F Scott's doomed South Pole expedition

Ponting, Herbert G.

2001

 

hb

$14.95

815411618

The Heart of the Antarctic / South - The Endurance Expedition - two classic tales in one volume

Shackleton, Sir Ernest / Hurley, Frank

2002

 

sc

$15.00

734305087

The Home of the Blizzard - The story of the Australian Antarctic Expedition, 1911 - 1914

Mawson, Sir Douglas

var

 

sc

$8.50-$16.50

1862543771

The Ice Beneath My Feet - My year in Antarctica

Patterson, Diana

2010

 

sc

$9.50

9780733324239

The Invertebrates of Macquarie Island

Greenslade, Penelope

2006

 

sc

$65.00

9781876934107

The Last Explorer - Hubert Wilkins, hero of the great age of polar exploration

Nasht, Simon

2006

D/Ja

hb

$28.00

9781559708258

The Last Great Quest - Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice

Jones, Max

2003

 

sc

$8.50

192805703

The Last Viking -The Life of Roald Amundsen

Bown, Stephen R

2012

 

sc

$18.50

9780306822667

The Loneliest Continent - The story of Antarctic Discovery

Chapman, Walker

1964

D/Ja

hb

$18.50

nil

The Loneliest Mountain - the dramatic story of the first expedition to climb Mt Minto, Antarctica - signed copy available

Hall, Lincoln

1989

D/Ja

hb

$28-$35

731800516

The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott

Wilson, David M.

2011

D/Ja

hb

$42.00

9781408703007

The Rescue of Captain Scott

Aldridge, Don

1999

D/Ja

hb

$14.50

1862320705

The Silence Calling - Australians in Antarctica 1947-97, the ANARE Jubilee history - signed copy available

Bowden, Tim

1997

D/Ja

hb

$45-$48

1864483113

The South Pole
An account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram 1910 - 1912, English translation

Amundsen, Roald

2001

 

sc

$28.00

1850654697

The South Pole - a historical reader

Brandt, Anthony (ed)

2004

 

sc

$16.50

792267974

The Sub-Antarctic - Proceedings of a forum July 2006

Royal Society of Tasmania

2007

 

sc

$30.00

nil

The Unforgiving Minute - signed

Jarvis, Tim

2004

 

sc

$9.50

186325434x

This Everlasting Silence - the love letters of Paquita Delprat and Douglas Mawson 1911-1914

Robinson Flannery, Nancy (ed)

2005

 

sc

$35.00

522851916

Through Ice and Fire - the adventures, science and people behind Australia's famous icebreaker Aurora Australis

Laverick, Sarah

2019

 

sc

$34.99

9781760554798

Through the Frozen Frontier - the exploration of Antarctica

Dufek, George J

1959

D/Ja

hb

$8.50

nil

Two Below Zero - A Year Alone in Antarctica - Don and Margie McIntyre

McIntyre, Don / Meredith, Peter

1996

D/Ja

hb

$40-$65

9781862760189

Under Antarctic Ice - the photographs of Norbert Wu

Wu, Nobert

2004

D/Ja

hb

$22.50

520235045

Voyages of Delusion - the search of the northwest Passage in the Age of Reason

Williams, Glyn

2002

 

sc

$15.00

6532136

Waiting to Fly - My escapades with the penguins in Antarctica

Naveen, Ron

2000

 

sc

$10.00

688175732

Willy the Wily Weka - Children of the Midnight Sun Antarctic wildlife stories series

Hawthorn, Ivan G

1996

 

sc

$9.95

958696748

Wings of Ice - the Mystery of the Polar Air Race

Maynard, Jeff

2010

 

sc

$9.50

9781741669343

You Have to Be Lucky - Antarctic and other adventures - signed copy available

Law, Phillip

1995

 

sc

$22.50

864177437