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

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Updated 5 August 2022    
Antarctica & Arctic books (new & used) - Title Author Pub. Format The Book Cellar price AU$ ISBN/ISSN    
537 Days of Winter - Lessons in resilience and leadership from being stranded at an Antarctic station during the pandemic Knoff, David 2022   $32.99 9781922711472
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 hb $25-$45 9781921719578
A Hostile Beauty - Life on Macquarie Island, used Dermer, Alistair / Wood, Danielle 2011 hb $36-$69.99 9780522855043
A Man for Antarctica - the Early Life of Phillip Law - signed Ralston, Kathleen 1993 hb $35.00
1875657134
A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope - John Montagu & Sir John Franklin Joel, Craig R. 2011 sc $28-$44
9781921509827
ANARE - Australia's Antarctic Outposts, ex-library Law, Phillip / Bechervaise, John 1957 hb $20.00 nil
ANARE First Aid Manual - pocket sized ANARE 1984 sc $5.50
642871159
ANARE Handbook - Antarctic Division, Station and Field Operations Section ANARE 1992 sc $5.50 nil
Antarctic Days with Mawson - a personal account of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition of 1929-31 Fletcher, Harold 1984 hb $10.00 207148899
Antarctic Destinies - Scott, Shackleton & the changing face of heroism Barczewski, Stephanie 2007 hb $39.95 9781847251923
Antarctic Eye - The Visual Journey - signed copy available Andrews, Lynne 2007 hb $24-$29.95 9780646478395
Antarctic Odyssey - setting up of the Mawson Station - signed Law, Phillip 1983 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 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 hb $19.00 49100521
Antarctica - The Heroic Age 1900 - 1914 Finkel, George 1976 hb $9.50 1950266
Antarctica a biography Day, David 2012 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
hb $15.00 726904740
Antarctica, that sweep of savage splendour, collected writings McGregor, Alasdair (ed) 2011 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 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 hb $14.50 803212283
Birdie' Bowers of the Antarctic Seaver, George 1947 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 hb OOS 750940123
Captain Scott Fiennes, Ranulph 2003 sc $12.50
340826983
Captain Scott the full story Ludlam, Harry 1965 hb $10.00 nil
Deadly Winter - the life of Sir John Franklin Beardsley, Martyn 2002 hb OOS 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  
Emperor Penguins - English translation from the French Rivolier, Jean 1956 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 hb $15.00 393046842
Endurance - Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Lansing, Alfred 2006 sc OOS 078670621x
Erebus - The Story of a Ship Palin, Michael 2018 sc OOS 9781784758578
Ernest Shackleton - Biography Plimpton, George 2003 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 hb $75.00 9780901021083
Fatal North - adventure and survival aboard USS Polaris, the first US expedition to the North Pole Henderson, Bruce 2001 hb $12.50 451409353
Feral Dilemma - the life of a ranger on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island Anderson, Michael 2014 sc $16.50-$19.99
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 hb $30.00
908197594
Grue of Ice, novel set between Cape Town & Antarctica, searching for Thompson Island Jenkins, Geoffrey 1962 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 in the Rigging - Ships of the Antarctic 1699 - 1937 Mitchener, E. A. (Ted) 2015 hb $45.00 9780646934556
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 OOS
9781844861378
In Shackleton's Footsteps
A return to the heart of the Antarctic
Worsley, Henry 2011 hb $24.00 9781905264933
Journey to the Polar Sea Franklin, John 2002 hb $18.50
851777899
Key Environments - Antarctica Bonner, WN / Walton, DWH (eds) 1985 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 hb $22.50-$28.00 522848117
Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age - Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen Fitzsimons, Peter 2011 hb $22.50-$28
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 hb $16.50 396079245
New Zealand and the Antarctic Quartermain, L.B. 1971 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 hb $14.50 60166207
Of Whales and Men - Antarctic whaling expedition Robertson, R.B. 1954 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 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 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 hb $15.00 9780747580935
Scott of the Antarctic Pound, Reginald 1966 hb $10.00
 
Scott's Last Expedition in Two Volumes. Volume 1 being the journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. and Volume 2 being the reports of the journeys and the scientific work undertaken by Dr E.A.Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition, arranged by Leonard Huxley with a preface by Sir Clements R Markham. Smith, Elder & Co (pub) 1913 hb OOS
 
Shackleton's Epic - Recreating the World's Greatest Journey of Survival - signed Jarvis, Tim 2013 hb $28.00 9780733332654
Shackleton's Forgotten Argonauts Bickel, Lennard 1982 hb $28.00 333338677
Shiver, a novel of Antarctica Gemmell, Nikki 2004 sc $12.50 174051324x
Shores of Macquarie Island Bennett, Isobel 1971 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 hb $28.00  
South with Scott Mountevans, Admiral Lord / Ponting, Herbert 1961 hb $22.50
nil
South with Scott Mountevans, Admiral Lord / Ponting, Herbert 1957, 1921 hb $15.00 nil
South! The last Antarctic expedition of Shackleton Shackleton, Sir Ernest 2001 sc $22.50 1589760921
Southern Light - Images from Antarctica Neilson, David
2012
hb $35.00 9780958575317
Sub-Antarctic Sanctuary - Summertime on Macquarie Island
Gillham, Mary
1967 hb OOS  
Terra Incognita - travels in Antarctica Wheeler, Sara 1996 sc $8.50
224047817
The Antarctic from the Circle to the Pole Klipper, Stuart D 2008 hb $15.00 9780811862295
The Crossing of Antarctica - the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 Fuchs, Sir Vivian / Hillary, Sir Edmund 1958 hb $10.00  
The Dawning of Antarctica - through exploration to occupation Quilty, Patrick G. 2021 hb OOS 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-$12.50 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 hb OOS 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 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 hb $28-$35 731800516
The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott Wilson, David M. 2011 hb $42.00 9781408703007
The Many Lives of Douglas Mawson McEwin, Emma 2018 sc $39.95  
The Rescue of Captain Scott Aldridge, Don 1999 hb $14.50 1862320705
The Silence Calling - Australians in Antarctica 1947-97, the ANARE Jubilee history Bowden, Tim 1997 hb $45.00 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
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 hb $8.50 nil
To The Frozen South Villiers, Alan J. 1924   OOS  
Two Below Zero - A Year Alone in Antarctica - Don and Margie McIntyre McIntyre, Don / Meredith, Peter 1996 hb $24-$65 9781862760189
Under Antarctic Ice - the photographs of Norbert Wu Wu, Nobert 2004 hb $24-$65 520235045
Unique & Unspoilt - A year among the natural wonders of Heard Island, the 1953 journals of John Bechervaise Hince, Bernadette (ed) 2011 sc $32.00
9780642276926
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