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HYATT, Stanley Portal. The northward trek. London. Andrew Melrose, 1909. First edition. 8vo. xxi, 309pp, [3]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, 13 photographic plates, three folding maps, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, upper board illustrated. A trifle rubbed. Near contemporary inked gift inscription and armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to FEP, leaves toned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23779
BROUWER, H. A. [editor]. Practical hints to scientific travellers. The Hague. Martinus Nijhoff, 1925-26 The first volume is the revised second edition, all others are first editions. 12mo. Four volumes of six only. Numerous illustrations, maps, and charts throughout. Original publisher's grey cloth, black-blocked lettering-pieces. Without glassine dustwrappers. Light rubbing, some slight spotting/marking. Book-labels of Sir Philip L. Brocklehurst to all FEPs. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23746
NANSEN, Fridtjof. Vers le pole traduit et abrege par charles rabot. 200 illustrations d'apres photographies et les dessins de l'explorateur. Paris. Ernest Flammarion, Editeur, [1897]. 8vo. viii, 424pp. With original white printed paper wrappers bound in. Finely bound in a twentieth-century designer binding; embossed and onlaid morocco designs to each board, the upper depicting a ship on frozen waters, two huskies, knotted rope and the title 'Vers le Pole', and the lower with two leaves on a stem with a sunset over the waters in the background, each board inset within ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24672
AMUNDSEN, Roald. Die Nordwest-Passage... München [i.e. Munich]. Albert Langen, 1908. First edition in German. 8vo. [14], 544pp. With a photographic frontispiece, numerous photographic illustrations in the text, and three maps (two folding). Original publisher's pictorial cloth. Extremities rubbed. Hinges exposed, else internally clean and crisp. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back, with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23755
HANSSEN, Helmer. Gjennem isbaksen: atten år med Roald Amundsen. Oslo. Forlagt av H. Aschehoug & Co., 1941. Attende tusen [i.e. eighteenth thousand]. 8vo. 218pp, [4]. With seven photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth-backed tan buckram boards, lettered in silver. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back, with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23451
[EXPLORATION]. Arctic voyages; being an account of discoveries in the north polar seas, in 1818, 1819, & 1820. With an account of the esquimaux people. Compiled from the most Authentic Sources. London. Printed for C. J. G. & F. Rivington, 1831. iv, [1], 6-172pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved vignette to title page, and two further engraved plates.

[Together with:] Voyages in the arctic seas, from 1821 to 1825, for the discovery of a north-west passage to the pacific ocean. London. Printed for C. J. G. & F. Rivington, 1831. [4], iv, [1], 6-163pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved vignette to title page, ... More >
£ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16837
STRABO. Strabonis rerum geographicarum libri XVII. Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumtibus et Typis Car. Tauchnitii, 1829. 12mo. In three volumes. [2], 407, [1]; [2], 467, [1]; [2], 503pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum-backed marbled boards, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, chipping to lettering-pieces. Recent bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to endpapers of all volumes, leaves browned and spotted, very occasional ink-spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24739
DE SUZE, Jos. A.. The columbian geography, an elementary text-book for the use of schools and young people compiled on a readable and interesting plan: comprising a brief and up-to-date description, physical, political, and commercial, of the countries of the world and of the principal islands of the west indies. Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Mole, Brothers, 1897. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 246pp. Handsome contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco presentation binding, 'Presented to His Excellency Sir Hubert E. H. Jerningham, K.C.M.G. by the Author' lettered in gilt to upper board. Lightly rubbed and bumped. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23506
KEYMER, Ronald. Across the Sahara. [Khartoum]. [McCorquodale & Co.], [s.d, c. 1955-65] Oblong quarto. [24]pp. With six illustrations from photographs in the text, and a sketch map of Northern Africa. Stapled, as issued, in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Extremities browned, sunned, and a trifle marked, staple rusted. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24526
GREEN, Emanuel. Thomas Linley, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and Thomas Mathews, their connection with Bath. Bath. Printed at the Herald Office, 1903. First edition. 8vo. [2], 81, [1], 32pp. With six plates and a final leaf of advertisements. Contemporary half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, shelf reference in correction fluid to upper board. Label of the Bath Municipal Library to FEP and REP, with their occasional blind-stamps throughout the text. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23993
SHACKLETON, Ernest, Sir. Mon Expedition au Sud Polaire 1914-1917. Tours. Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, [1924]. First edition in French. Quarto. 380pp, [2]. With numerous black and white illustrations from photographs in the text, and two maps (one folding). Original publisher's pictorial green cloth, A.E.G. Worn, lower hinge exposed, text-block separating from binding - held by front pastedown only, lightly rubbed and sunned. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23452
WRIGHT, H. C. Seppings. Two Years Under the Crescent. London. James Nisbet & Co., 1913. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 308pp, [2]. With a frontispiece and 29 plates from photographs, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's pictorial blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and bumped. Foxed throughout. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23419
HEPWORTH, Geo. H.. Through Armenia on horseback. New York. E. P. Dutton & Comapny, 1898. First edition. 8vo. xii, 355pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece and 24 plates from photographs, and a folding coloured map. Original publisher's navy cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt.A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23423
DRYGALSKI, Erich von. Zum Kontinent des eisigen Sudens... Berlin. Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1904. First edition. 8vo. xiv, [2], 668pp. With 21 plates and maps and 400 illustrations in the text. Original publisher's pictorial grey cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Booksellers tickets pasted to FEP, very occasional light spotting. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back, with his bookplate ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 23447
SVERDRUP, Otto. Nyt land: fire aar I arktiske egne. Kristiania [i.e. Oslo]. Forlagt af H. Aschehoug & Co. (W. Nygaard), 1903. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xii, 505, [1]; x, [2], 523pp, [3]. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations in the text, nine maps. Original publisher's pictorial navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, early inked ownership inscriptions to both FFEPs and titles. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23446
NANSEN, Fridtjof. "Farthest North" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. Westminster [London]. Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xiii, [3], 510pp, [2]; xiii, [3], 671pp, [1]. Etched frontispiece to Vol. I, photogravure frontispiece to Vol. II, 127 plates of which 16 in colour, 92 illustrations to the text, four folding colour maps. Title pages printed in red and black. Untrimmed in original publisher's blue-green vertical-ribbed cloth, spines lettered in gilt, titles and pictorial block of the Fram gilt to front ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21605
NANSEN, Fridtjof. Armenia and the near east. London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd., [1928]. First edition in English. 8vo. 324pp. With 16 plates after photographs and a folding map. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Very occasional spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23424
DRAKE, Francis, Sir. The world Encompassed...Being his next voyage to that to Nombre de dios formerly imprinted; Carefully collected out of the notes of Master Francis Fletcher Preacher in this imployment, and divers others his followers in the same... Cleveland, Ohio. The World Publishing Company, 1966. 108pp, [2].

[Bound with, as issued:] SCHOUTEN, William Cornelison. The relation of a Wonderfull Voiage... Cleveland, Ohio. The World Publishing Company, 1966. [8], 82pp, [1].

Quarto. Original publisher's vellum, yapp edges, cloth ties, stamped and lettered in gilt. Housed in original cloth clamshell case. A fine copy. Clamshell case lightly rubbed and sunned. Booklet with an Historical Introduction by A. L. Rowse and Bibliographical Notes ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23880