Printed Books, Maps & Documents
Estimate: £200 - £300
ca. US$258 - US$387
Price realised: £320
Greenland by the Polar Sea, The Story of the Thule Expedition from Melville Bay to Cape Morris Jesup, translated by Asta and Rowland Kenney, 1st English edition, Heinemann, 1921, half-title, 8 colour plates, including frontispiece, monochrome illustrations, including some after photographs, folding colour map at rear, original green cloth blocked in silver, spine dulled and some light sprinkled spotting, 4to, together with Mikkelsen (Ejnar) , Lost in the Arctic, being the story of the 'Alabama' Expedition, 1909-1912, 1st English edition, Heinemann, 1913, portrait frontispiece, folding map, monochrome illustrations after photographs, original dark green cloth blocked in silver, rubbed to joints and edges, 4to, plus Nansen (Fridtjof) , Through Siberia, The Land of the Future, translated by Arthur G. Chater, 1st English edition, Heinemann, 1914, portrait frontispiece, monochrome illustrations after photographs, some light spotting, original dark blue cloth gilt, rubbed and gilt to spine dulled, 4to, and Jackson (Frederick George) , The Great Frozen Land, Narrative of a Winter Journey across the Tundras and a sojourn among the Samoyads, edited from his journals by Arthur Montefiore, 1st edition, Macmillan, 1895, half-title, 2 folding maps, monochrome illustrations, some scattered spotting, original dark blue cloth gilt, a little rubbed and centre of spine with some marks, 8vo, plus other late 19th and early 20th century polar travel and exploration, including Abel Chapman, The Borders and Beyond, 1924 (bright copy), A.P. Low, Report on the Dominion Government Expedition to the Hudson Bay and the Arctic Islands on board the D.G.S. Neptune 1903-1904, Ottawa, 1906 (good copy), Nordenskiold, the Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, New York, Macmillan, 1882, A.R. Glen, Under the Pole Star, the Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1935-36, 1st edition, 1937, Amundsen, My Polar Flight, 1st edition, circa 1927, Stefansson, The Adventure of Wrangel Island, 1st English edition, 1926, etc., all original cloth (2 volumes in contemporary leather bindings), generally in good condition, 8vo (15)
Informations about the auction
|Auction house:||Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House|
|Title:||Printed Books, Maps & Documents|
|Date of the auction:||10 May 2017|
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