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POE, Edgar Allan. De muiterij op den walvischvaarder en de verdere schier ongeloofelijke avonturen van Arthur Gordon Pym. Vertaling van G. van Uildriks. Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, 1923. Pictorial cloth. 276 pp. The tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, who stows away aboard a whaling ship called the Grampus. Various adventures befall Pym, including shipwreck, mutiny, and cannibalism, before he is saved by the crew of the Jane Guy. Aboard this vessel, Pym and a sailor named Dirk Peters continue their adventures farther south. Docking on land, they encounter hostile black-skinned natives before escaping back to the ocean. [Boeknr.: 36228 ]

€ 25,00

POLE EXPEDITIONS. Fifteen articles published in De aarde en haar volken. Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon, 1865- 1915.In issues. With many photographic illustrations. Sir John Franklin en de Noordpoolreizen. 1865. - Schipbreuken in de Noordpoolzee. Lotgevallen van Barends en Von Krusenstern. 1866. - Reis naar de Noordpoolstreken. 1869. - Noordpool-reis van de Germania en de Hansa. 1875. - Nansen en zijn Poolreis door F.J. van Uildriks. 1897. - De Polaris. Zes maanden op het ijs. 1878. - De Zweedsche Pool-expeditie, onder leiding van A.E. Nordenskiöld. 1878. - Vijftien maanden in de Zuidpoolstreken. Naar het Fransch van Adrien de Gerlache. 1902. - De moordende Pool. Het reisverhaal van kapitein Scott. 1914. - and 4 others. [Boeknr.: 36261 ]

€ 95,00

POLE. - Het Poolnummer van De Groene. Special Christmas issue of De Groene Amsterdammer. Amsterdam, 1937. Folio. With illustrations and advertisements. Contrubutions by Stefan Zweig, Anton van Duinkerken, Jac.P. Thijsse, W. Verkade, M. van Blankenstein, E. van Everdingen, Joh. Huyts, Eduard Veterman, Eduard Verkade, a.o. [Boeknr.: 36219 ]

€ 25,00

PONTING, Herbert George. Het eeuwige ijs. De Zuidpool-expeditie van Kapitein Scott. Een verhaal van den laatsten tocht naar de Zuidpool door kapitein Scott en diens tragische einde, benevens een beschrijving van het natuurleven in het eeuwige ijs. Vertaald door M.P.C. de Gruyter. Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, (1924). 8vo. Original decorated cloth. With ca. 150 photographic illustrations by H.G. Ponting. 441 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in London in 1921: The great white South: being an account of experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and the nature life of the Antarctic. - Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935) was the first professional photographer to accompany an Antarctic expedition. He is best known as the expedition photographer for Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to the Ross Sea and South Pole (1910-1913. - A fine copy.Rosove 251; Spence 925; Conrad p.183; Headland p.249. [Boeknr.: 3857 ]

€ 45,00

PONTING, Herbert George. Het eeuwige ijs. De Zuidpool-expeditie van Kapitein Scott. Een verhaal van den laatsten tocht naar de Zuidpool door kapitein Scott en diens tragische einde, benevens een beschrijving van het natuurleven in het eeuwige ijs. Vertaald door M.P.C. de Gruyter. Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, (1924). 8vo. Original wrappers, uncut. With ca. 150 photographic illustrations by H.G. Ponting. 441 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in London in 1921: The great white South: being an account of experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and the nature life of the Antarctic. - Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935) was the first professional photographer to accompany an Antarctic expedition. He is best known as the expedition photographer for Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to the Ross Sea and South Pole (1910-1913. - A rare copy in original wrappers.Rosove 251; Spence 925; Conrad p.183; Headland p.249. [Boeknr.: 36271 ]

€ 45,00

PROOT, Jo.M. Het raadsel der Zuidpool. Amsterdam, J.C. Dalmeijer, (1907). Original decorated cloth. With 2 maps and illustrations. 66 pp. Published by Kosmos, Vereeniging van Natuurvrienden. [Boeknr.: 36364 ]

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RICHARDS, Rhys. Into the South Seas: the southern whale fishery comes of age on the Brazil banks 1765 to 1812. A review of the whaling activities of American, British, French, Spanish and Portuguese whalemen off Brazill and Patagonia before 1812. Paramata, Paramata Press, 1993. Wrappers. With illustrations. (8),128 pp. [Boeknr.: 35579 ]

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SCHOKKENBROEK, Joost C.A. Harpoeniers en robbenjagers. Nederlandse walvisvaart en zeehondenjacht in de 19de eeuw. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2008. Wrappers. With coloured plates. 222 pp. Dutch whaling in the Arctic 1815-1885 and Antarctic 1827-1849. [Boeknr.: 30825 ]

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SCHOKKENBROEK, Joost C.A. Trying-out. An anatomy of Dutch whaling and sealing in the nineteenth century, 1815-1885. Amsterdam, Aksant, 2008. Pictorial boards. With 14 illustrations. 366 pp. This study describes and analyses a wide array of initiatives leading to the hunt, by Dutch whalemen, of whales and seals in Arctic waters, the temperate zones of the South Pacific and the waters of the Dutch East Indies during the major part of the nineteenth century (1815-1885) - an era neglected so far. A pioneering book focused on the men involved in the two maritime industries, be it on shore or aboard the whaleship. [Boeknr.: 33502 ]

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SCOTT, Robert Falcon. Scott's last expedition. Vol. I. Being the journals of Captain R.F. Scott. Vol. II. Being the reports of the journeys & the scientific work undertaken by E.A. Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition. Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a preface by Clements Markham. London, John Murray, 1935.2 volumes. Original blue cloth (sl. rubbed). With 2 folding maps and 8 photographic plates by Herbert G. Ponting. XXVIII,497; VIII,431 pp. First edition was published in 1913. - The official account of Scott's second and last polar expedition. This British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13) almost failed on her way south, when the Terra Nova was caught in a terrific storm. Scott finally reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, 33 days after Amundsen's expedition. Scott and the four men with him, Evans, Oates, Bowers, and Wilson, perished on the return trip in 1913. 'Scott kept a diary of the expedition up until his death on or about 29 March 1912. This was published in two volumes in November 1913 as Scott's last expedition, along with supplementary material furnished by other members of the expedition. It ran to innumerable later editions' (Howgego S13).'It is a harrowing and courageous story, which earned its place in the canons of polar literature' (Stam. Books on ice, p.88). Herbert Ponting, the photographer, made the first moving picture documentary of this Antarctic expedition. 'This is undoubtedly the most known of all Antarctic expeditions and publications' (Taurus Collection 77).Spence 1059; Headland 1440; Conrad p.188. [Boeknr.: 36267 ]

€ 95,00

SHACKLETON, Lady & Hugh Robert MILL. Shackletons's leven en reizen. Vertaald door A. Moresco. Amsterdam, Em Querido, 1923. Original decorated cloth (spine sl. faded). With 4 maps and 35 photographic plates. 356 pp. First published in London in 1923 The Life of Sir Ernest Shackleton, without the author's name of Lady Shackleton (Emily Mary Dorman (1868-1936). [Boeknr.: 7128 ]

€ 45,00

TAPRELL DORLING, H. Sea venturers of Britain. 'Taffrail'. London, Collins' Clear-Type Press, (ca. 1930). Original pictorial cloth. With maps. XV,317 pp. On John Hawkins, Martin Frobisher, Drake, William Dampier, Anson, Cook, Franklin and Scott. [Boeknr.: 18487 ]

€ 18,00

TUBBERGEN, C.R. van. Vleugels boven het eeuwige ijs. Het leven van R.E. Byrd. Meppel, A. Roelofs van Goor, (1948). Decorated cloth, design Rein van Looy. With photographic plates. 297 pp. Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957), United States naval officer, scientist, aviator and explorer,claimed that his expeditions had been the first to reach both the North Pole and the South Pole by air. However, his claim to have reached the North Pole is disputed. [Boeknr.: 3901 ]

€ 18,00

UMINSKI, Wladyslaw. Per luchtballon naar de Zuidpool. Naar het Fransch (vertaald) door S.J. Andriessen. Amsterdam, N.J. Boon, (ca. 1900). Original pictorial cloth (design J.G. van Caspel ?). With illustrations and plates. 239 pp. Translation of Au Pôle Sud en ballon, adapteŽ du polonais, 1897. - A very nice binding. [Boeknr.: 36268 ]

€ 65,00

VEERMAN, Diederik. (Red.). Tegenpolen. Op expeditie naar contrastrijke poolgebieden. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2008. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 176 pp. Contributions by D. Veerman, H. Abbring, M. Paamstra, A. Willeboordse, L. Hacquebord, a.o. [Boeknr.: 30632 ]

€ 25,00

VERLINDEN, Jozef. Naar Antarctica. Belgen en Nederlanders op expeditie naar de Zuidpool. Tielt, 2009. Pictorial wrappers. With photographic illustrations. 382 pp. [Boeknr.: 36247 ]

€ 20,00

VERLINDEN, Jozef. Poolnacht. Adrien de Gerlache en de Belgica-expeditie. Tielt, Lannoo, 1993. Boards, with dust-jacket. With photographic plates. 276 pp. This polar expedition is a historical milestone with on board a.o. Frederick Cook and Roald Amundsen. [Boeknr.: 36313 ]

€ 45,00

VERNE, Jules. Het boek der reizen en ontdekkingen. De zeereizen in de eerste helft der 19e eeuw. Vrij bewerkt door G.J. Dozy. Rotterdam, Elsevier, (ca.1880). 8vo. Modern half cloth. With folding map and 47 woodengravings. 221, (2)pp. Volume III. - Dutch translation of Histoire des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs. - On Krusenstern, Kotzebue, Freicinet, Willinck, Beechey, Fitz Roy and Charles Darwin,, Weddell, Ross, Wrangell, Parry, Franklin etc. [Boeknr.: 22119 ]

€ 45,00

VERNE, Jules. De ijs-sphinx. Amsterdam, 'Vivat', (1899).Original decorated green cloth (sl. soiled). With illustrations. 212 pp. First Dutch edition. Translation of Le sphinx des glaces. 1897. (With red stain on 4 lvs.). [Boeknr.: 36371 ]

€ 65,00

WILKINSON, Alec. De ijsballon. Een dramatische ontdekkingsreis naar de Noordpool. Vertaald door Ruud van de Plassche. Amsterdam, Ambo, 2012. Wrappers. With photographic illustrations. 274 pp. Dutch translation of The ice balloon. S.A. Andrée and the heroic age of Arctic exploration. New York, 2012. [Boeknr.: 36305 ]

€ 18,00


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