Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 
THE POLAR PASSION:  THE QUEST FOR THE NORTH POLE.  WITH SELECTIONS FROM ARCTIC JOURNALS., Mowat, Farley.  (Thorgisl Orrabeinsfostri, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, Elisha Kent Kane, Charels Francis Hall, George Tyson, Adolphus Greely, Fridtjof Nansen, Frederick Cook.)

Author Name    Mowat, Farley. (Thorgisl Orrabeinsfostri, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, Elisha Kent Kane, Charels Francis Hall, George Tyson, Adolphus Greely, Fridtjof Nansen, Frederick Cook.)

Title   THE POLAR PASSION: THE QUEST FOR THE NORTH POLE. WITH SELECTIONS FROM ARCTIC JOURNALS.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1967

Seller ID   29673

303 pp, 12 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with reproductions, drawings, maps, photographs. Contents: Foreword; The First Steps North: The Saga of Thorgisl Orrabeinsfostri c. 997 A.D.; The Bay of Disbelief: The Fifth Voyage of Robert Bylot and Wm. Baffin, 1616; A Moth to the Flame: Elisha Kent Kane, Arctic Explorations, 1853-55; Life on an Ice-Floe: Charles Francis Hall, Life Among the Esquimaux, 1865 / George Tyson, Wonderful Drift, 1871-73; Lieut. Greely Sees It Through: Adolphus Greely, Three Years of Arctic Service, 1881-84; The Inland Ice: Fridtjof Nansen, The First Crossing of Greenland, 1888; The Passion Quickens: A Survey - 1892-1906; The Top of the World: Frederick Cook, My Attainment of the Pole, 1907-08; Epilogue; Sources and Acknowledgements; Index. Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, two very tiny stains on top of text block, very light edge wear. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/creasing, a few small edge tears and chips - tears archivally taped, light fading to spine color, light rubbing a few small faint foxing marks on inside.

Arctic  Exploration,  North  Pole,  Expeditions,  Discovery,  Advance,  Anoatok,  Roald  Amundsen,  Axel  Heiberg  Island,  William  Baffin,  Bear,  Polar  Bears,  Bear  Hunding,  Birds,  Amos  Bonsall,  Robert  Bylot,  Cannibalism,  Cape  Sabine,  Carey's  Islands,  Col,  Dr  Frederick  Cook,  Davis  Strait,  Lieut  De  Long,  Disease,  Dogs,  Dog  Sleds,  Joe  Ebierbing,  Etah,  Fishing,  Food,  Foxes,  Rudolph  Francke,  Franklin  Exedition,  Sir  John  Franklin,  Frobisher,  Fram,  Adolphus  Greely,  Grinnell,  Charles  Francis  Hall,  Dr  Isaac  Hayes,  Henry  Hudson,  Italia,  Jens,  Eskimo,  Inuit,  Iceland,  Dr  Elisha  Kent  Kane,  Lady  Franlin  Bay,  Lancaster  Sound,  Littleton  Island,  Fridtjof  Nansen,  Sir  George  Nares,  Narwhal,  Northwest  Passage,  Robert  E.  Peary,  Pemmican,  Carl  Petersen,  Polaris,  Proteus,  Rensselaer  Bay,  Sgt.  Rice,  Scoresby,  Seals,  Sealing,  Smith  Sound,  Spitsbergen,  Otto  Sverdrup,  Thorleif,  Thule,  Upernavik,  Vegetation,  Walrus,  Weapons,  Whale,  Whale  Hunting,  Yantec,  Voyages,  Greenland,  Sagas,  Ice. 

Price = 30.00 USD


Also available.
SOPWITH SNIPE.  WINDSOCK DATAFILE 46., Bruce, J.M.    Foreword by R.L. Rimell.  Drawings by C.A. Owers.
SOPWITH SNIPE. WINDSOCK DATAFILE 46.
Bruce, J.M. Foreword by R.L. Rimell. Drawings by C.A. Owers.
30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

NORVAL MORRISSEAU:  RETURN TO THE HOUSE OF INVENTION., Morrisseau, Norval.  Preface by Robert Houle.  Essays by Donald C. Robinson and Dr. Joseph Weinstein.
NORVAL MORRISSEAU: RETURN TO THE HOUSE OF INVENTION.
Morrisseau, Norval. Preface by Robert Houle. Essays by Donald C. Robinson and Dr. Joseph Weinstein.
150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

VINTAGE RAILS. ISSUE NO. 4. SUMMER 1996.
Gruber, John, Editor. (William D. Middleton, Robert A. Le Massena, Michael E. Zega, Ted Benson, Jim Scribbins, James A. Porterfield, Lawrence W. Harrington, Robert Janz, Ralph D. Pierce, Brian Jennison.)
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A HUNDRED YEARS OF ROYAL STYLE., McDowell, Colin.
A HUNDRED YEARS OF ROYAL STYLE.
McDowell, Colin.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

SCENERY TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FROM MODEL RAILROADER MAGAZINE.  MODEL RAILROAD HANDBOOK NO. 26., Johnson, Greg; Short, Brad; Hughes, Bernard; Kuchar, Bob; Curren, Art; Holtz, Brian; Furlow, Malcolm; Bronsky, Eric; Van Wickel, J.F.; Foster, Dean; Nehrich, Joh; Holland, Gail M.; et al.
SCENERY TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FROM MODEL RAILROADER MAGAZINE. MODEL RAILROAD HANDBOOK NO. 26.
Johnson, Greg; Short, Brad; Hughes, Bernard; Kuchar, Bob; Curren, Art; Holtz, Brian; Furlow, Malcolm; Bronsky, Eric; Van Wickel, J.F.; Foster, Dean; Nehrich, Joh; Holland, Gail M.; et al.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

VINTAGE RAILS. ISSUE NO. 2. WINTER 1996.
Gruber, John, Editor. (Wally Abbey, Don L. Hofsommer, Bill Withuhn, Ted Bronson, Robert A. Le Massena, Fred Matthews, Doug Riddell, Robert W. Downing, Robert Janz, Ralph Pierce, Brian Jennison.)
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

WHEN WE SKI., Dudley, Charles M.
WHEN WE SKI.
Dudley, Charles M.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

ROCK & WALL CLIMBING.  THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES., Hattingh, Garth.
ROCK & WALL CLIMBING. THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES.
Hattingh, Garth.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

NIAGARA, ST. CATHARINES & TORONTO ELECTRIC RAILWAY IN PICTURES.
Panko, Andrew and Bowen, Peter. Special introduction by Johan Wigt.
60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

SIBIR: MY DISCOVERY OF SIBERIA.
Mowat, Farley
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

VERCORS CAVES.  CLASSIC FRENCH CAVING - VOL. 1., Marshall, Des.  Photographs by P.R. Deakin.
VERCORS CAVES. CLASSIC FRENCH CAVING - VOL. 1.
Marshall, Des. Photographs by P.R. Deakin.
22.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A PADDLER'S GUIDE TO SOUTHERN GEORGIA: A CANOEING AND KAYAKING GUIDE TO THE STREAMS OF THE WESTERN PIEDMONT, COASTAL PLAIN, GEORGIA COAST AND OKEFENOKEE SWAMP.  SECOND EDITION., Sehlinger, Bob and Otey, Don.
A PADDLER'S GUIDE TO SOUTHERN GEORGIA: A CANOEING AND KAYAKING GUIDE TO THE STREAMS OF THE WESTERN PIEDMONT, COASTAL PLAIN, GEORGIA COAST AND OKEFENOKEE SWAMP. SECOND EDITION.
Sehlinger, Bob and Otey, Don.
45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie