MYSTERY and  IMAGINATION

      on-line Bookstore

 Mystery, Detective, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror


 
Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
BROWSE BY CATEGORY
Mystery.
Spy and Espionage Fiction.
Science Fiction/Fantasy.
Horror.
Ghost Stories.
Adventure Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Western Literature.
Black Literature.
Plays and Playwrights.
Poetry.
Literary Criticism.
Literary Biography.
Film History and Criticism.
Western Americana.
Californiana.
Children's Literature.
Illustrated Books.
Oziana.
Baumiana.
Signed.
Screenplays.
CHILDREN'S SHOWCASE
COMICS AND ANIMATION SHOWCASE
LITERATURE SHOWCASE
MYSTERY SHOWCASE
PERFORMING ARTS SHOWCASE
SF SHOWCASE
AMERICANA SHOWCASE
ART SHOWCASE
Paperback Originals.
Bibliomystery.

View a complete list of subjects
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Arctic Exploration.

Arctic Exploration.

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Lowe, George FROM EVEREST TO THE SOUTH POLE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1961). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to covers, else very good plus in blue cloth with titles in gilt to the front cover and spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with light fading to the spine panel, minor nicks to the spine ends, and very mild soiling to the rear panel. 
Illustrated with thirty-five photographs and six maps and plans, these two detailed mountain adventure stories are accounts of Everest, and the Fuch's Trans-Antarctic expeditions by Lowe, the photographer, "bit of a cripple" and accomplished mountaineer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Mikkelsen, Ejnar; Michael, Maurice, translator TWO AGAINST THE ICE
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First edition in English. Translated from the Danish by Maurice Michael. Hardcover. Lightly bumped upper corner tips, previous owner's name to the front pastedown, and sticker ghost to front free endpaper, else very good plus; in a price-clipped photo-pictorial dust jacket with rubbing and mild creasing to the extremities. 
The author recounts his three-year journey to Greenland (with Iver P. Iversen) to recover the maps and diaries of an explorer who perished. 224 pages, frontispiece photograph of Mikkelsen and Iversen, twenty b&w plates, and a map of north-east Greenland. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Rodgers, Eugene BEYOND THE BARRIER: The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica
Anapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1990). 087021022X / 9780870210228 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in full blue cloth with titles in silver to the spine; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The author has investigated and studied original papers, periodicals, books, and interviewed numerous sources to provide an unbiased, truthful account of the pioneer polar explorer's first Arctic expedition. 354 pages; 16 B&W plates; notes; index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Victor, Paul-Emile MAN AND THE CONQUEST OF THE POLES
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in blue cloth with silver titles and devices to the front cover and spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of rubbing at the upper spine edge. 320 pages; map endpapers; and index. 
Translated from the French by Scott Sullivan. Thirty-two illustrations enhance this historic account of man's quest to conquer hitherto unknown regions of the arctic and antarctic--from the ancient Greeks to the current atomic submarine missions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to bookfellows@gowebway.com
Copyright©2016. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie