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WILFRED GRENFELL THE MASTER - MARINER
Written by Basil Mathews.
Stock no. 1317502
Published by Partridge. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A life of adventure on sea and ice. Popular Biographies series. Red boards, black titles. B/w plates. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped and darkened with a small faded patch where there is a matching piece missing from the dustwrapper. Endpapers partly browned. Light foxing to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and torn and has a small piece missing to spine.

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ARCTIC SUMMER
Written by Richard Vaughan.
Stock no. 1816583
Published by Anthony Nelson Ltd.. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Birds in North Norway. ISBN: 0904614018.

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THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
Written by Glyn Williams.
Stock no. 2126044
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Blue/green pictorial boards. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 614 pages. Slip case is better than very good; a few marks and light scuffs.

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LAPLAND A NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Mike Unwin.
Stock no. 2124709
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed discussion of the Lapland ecology, looking at the geography and history of the area as a whole, and the tradition of wildlife study in Lapland. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. xii and 352 pages. ISBN: 0713665297. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and a few indentation marks.

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BIRDS OF CANADA
Written by Tyler L. Hoar; Ken De Smet; R. Wayne Campbell; Gregory Kennedy.
Stock no. 1815274
Published by Lone Pine Publishing. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

White cloth boards, blue title to spine. Colour illustrations and photos throughout. 528 pages including index. ISBN: 9781551056036. Top rear corner of book and dustwrapper heavily bumped else contents fine.

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THE SNOWY OWL
Written by Eugene Potapov; Richard Sale. Illustrated by Jackie Garner.
Stock no. 1815273
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A look in detail at the biology of this remarkable bird, including section on morphology, distribution, paleontology and evolution, habitats, breeding biology, diet, population dynamics, movements, interspecific and intraspecific relationships and conservation. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and colour photos. 304 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713688177. Minor bumps to lower edge of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-rubbed.

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OVER THE NORTH POLE
Written by George Baidukov.
Stock no. 1812902
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The narrative of the Russian non-stop flight from Moscow to the U.S.A. via the North Pole. Black cloth boards, blue titles. B/w photos. Small stain to lower board edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and marked, rubbed at top & tail of spine.

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ARCTIC MEMORIES LIVING WITH THE INUIT
Written by Fred Bruemmer.
Stock no. 2121769
Published by Key Porter Books. 1st CANADA 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Grey/blue cloth with gilt title to spine. For over 30 years, the author has commuted between two worlds; the slowly vanishing world of the traditional Arctic hunter, and his home and family in Montreal. Colour photos. ISBN: 1550134612. A little bumping to top of spine and bottom corner of front cover. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to bottom corner of front panel.

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COLD CLIMATE RESEARCH IN FINLAND
Written by Jarmo Heinonen; et al.
Stock no. 1710871
Published by Ministry Of Trade And Industry. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. 162 pages. ISBN: 9514727789. Corners bumped.

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IN SEARCH OF THE EIDER
Written by Peter M. Driver. Illustrated by David Bygott.
Stock no. 1605299
Published by The Saturn Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and line drawings. A fascinating account of the author's experiences during two expeditions to the remote Canadian Arctic. ISBN: 0904196003. Spine bumped. Wrapper is browned, with text to spine faded.

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CIRCUMPOLAR ARCTIC FLORA
Written by Nicholas Polunin.
Stock no. 1206974
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. xxviii + 514 pages. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib but with very few stamps and marks to prelims. Name stamp to foredge, rear joint cracked. Library number to spine. Overall a nice bright copy.

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CALL OF THE NORTH
Written by Jean Malaurie.
Stock no. 1704693
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An Explorer's Journey to the North Pole. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0810906228. Ink mark to bottom page edge. Corners bumped.

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