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Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1968. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. black DJ spine with paled yellow titling, tiny white authors and miniaturized light yellow publisher. partially illustrated on jacket front and on the foxing affected ivory rear. black cloth spine, imprinted gilt tilting, with adjacent boards a bright medium green with blind stamped illustration on front panel. ex-libris, with prior owner's bookplate adhered to left fep. foxing and age-toning to fep/ffep and each outer edge. clear interior sheets, complete in 222 pp.
Washington, DC: National Geographic / Adventure Press, September 2000. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark red glossy spine, with black tail end, white uppercase title, miniature paddle graphic, author last name in tiny white with yellow logo. color pictorial panels both, front cover has enlarged characters in white, mostly on the upper and lower edges, white lettering on thick black and red stripes. black clothbound HB spine, copper uppercase, fills HB spine from tip to tail. black cloth transitions to vibrant red paperboards and matching hue for both fep/ffep. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. cream ivory textblock stock, no blemishes or markings within. includes color photos on glossy white, unpaginated but 8 pages. slipped in newsprint article. as new in like DJ. 252 pp. ISBN # 0792279603.
Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press, 2015. First Da Cap Press Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. white paper DJ spine filled with black lettering. pictorial jacket front, edgewear is slight. white HB with stamped black titling and neatly cornered, bright white boards.an excellent, like new quality copy including maps, and two galleries of 28 b/w images printed on glossy. neat ivory edges all sides. 339 pp ISBN# 9780306822627.
New York, NY: William Morrow / HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013. First US Edition. small, squarish Qto. VG+/VG+. a delicate gray/blue DJ spine with pictorial front with a montage of nautical Arctic images. titling in black, large red capitals for title, with white author along bottom edge--all neatly centered and overlay the illustrations.decorative fully illustrated HC, a landscape oriented Antarctic in full color detail, a stunning sky, jutting black cliffs and ice filled water. no impressions to panels, sharply cornered. b/w photos line the fep/ffep. profusely illustrated in color and b/w throughout with much tiny text details and majorly highlights the series of chapter textblock pages. as new, in similar DJ. 264 pp. ISBN# 9780062282736.
Berkeley, California: Counterpoint, 2012. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. DJ spine and front panel is colorful jacket art, an expansive arctic dark blue/gray and white with compact and centered text and titling centered. enlarged and centered title characters, enhanced by thick centered navy bands, titling aligned between them. HB is bound in solid red stamped with silver lettering--transitions to pristine bright white for remainder of front/rear boards. light ivory fep/ffep and textblock interior, highlighted by few unnumbered images. as new, ivory exterior edges. 358 pp. ISBN#9781582437897.
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. bright medium blue DJ, spine has black and white titles. edgewear is light, with mild chafing and toning to edges, and very faintly foxed jacket front/rear. light gray clothbound HB, spine stamped in silver. inside front cover, INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR AS 'RALPH' ON RIGHT FEP. interior text is a basic ivory. heavily foxed head-edge, fore-edge and tail lightly. 301 pp. ISBN# 0816607125.
Harrisburg: The Stackpole Company, 1959. Third printing. Octavo; VG/G; Gray spine with white text; Dust jacket has few small tears at edges, lightly sunned exterior and some slight rubbing along edges, but overall intact; Cloth is slightly sunned with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has very slight wear on exterior edges and pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 241.
Golden, CO: The American Alpine Club, 1997. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Shades of blue and white spine with black text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, barcode sticker on back bottom portion, mild scuff marks, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 431 pp.
New York: The American Alpine Club, 1983. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Dark blue and black spine with white text: Covers have light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, scuff marks, some light chipping to joints, slight bumping at tail of spine, barcode sticker on back, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 367 pp.
New York: The American Alpine Club, 1973. Octavo: VG/VG-: Shades of gray spine with black text: Paperback with DJ: DJ has general shelfwear, significant scuff marks, slight bumping at head of spine, barcode sticker to back: Covers have light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 311 pp.
New York: The American Alpine Club, 1974. Octavo: G/G+: Shades of gray spine with black text: Paperback with DJ: DJ has general shelfwear, some chipping, creasing to upper front corner, barcode sticker on back: Covers have light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, mild scuff marks, binding slightly separating from textblock: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 297 pp.
New York: A. L. Burt Company, Publishers, 1914. 12mo; VG-/G; Beige spine with tan text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has small tears at edges with other minor edge wear, exterior is slightly sunned with light wear showing on rear due to age and closed tear towards lower rear fore corner, but otherwise clean and intact; Cloth shows slightly rubbed spine edges however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 363.
Bracey, Virginia: Paraview, Inc., 2005. First Paraview edition. Octavo; pp 209; VG/VG; light brown/black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1979. First English language edition. Octavo. Good in good price-clipped dust jacket. Teal spine with white border and dark blue lettering. Owner signature to front free end paper. Sale sticker to front dust jacket flap. Slight rubbing to dust jacket panels. Small soiling mark to top front corner of covers. Lower rear corner bumped. Text block edges clean and unmarked. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 206pp.
Woodstock, VT: Seafarer's Heritage Library Ltd., 1984. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. black uppercase titling, reading crease down lengthy spine with edgewear aside its columns and along softcover edges lightly. a touch thumbed, with illustrated panels.fold out map faces title page, final page is a larger fold out map. other contents include illustrations, maps and photos, with text details. textblock no marks, basic ivory edges. complete 171 pp. ISBN# 0916149005.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1921. Small Octavo; VG-/G; Beige with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has moderately rubbed and age toned exterior with some rubbing wear along edges; price clipped; Cloth is slightly sunned with minor wear at corners, otherwise clean and intact with sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges due to age with book plate of previous owner on ffep, but intact and clean pages; pp 331.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers. reprint. Small Octavo; VG-/G; Off-white spine with black text; Originally published in 1919, this edition is undated; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly age toned exterior with light foxing and some moisture staining on rear as well as slight edge wear, mostly at corners; Boards have light rubbing wear on exterior and edges with otherwise sturdy and intact panels; Text block small tear at fore edge of title page and has darkened slightly due to age with tight binding and clean pages; pp 286.
North Pomfret, Vermont: David & Charles Publishers Limited, 1982. US Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. bright yellow DJ spine, with black titling and neat tip/tail. color graphic fills adjacent jacket front. sturdy dark blue boards, sharp corned and in solid shape. tightly bound, just perused or scanned interior, no marks and features b/w glossy illustrations and maps with text details. head-edge is peppered with faint specks, interior unaffected.252 pp. ISBN# 0715382446.
Berlin: Volksverband der Bucherfreunde Wegweiser-Verlag G.m.b.H., 1932. 12mo; VG/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text; Boards have slightly rubbed exterior panels with minor edge wear, otherwise sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight foxing on exterior edges with tight binding; pp 383. German language.
USA: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, 1948. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. red clothbound HB with small stamped capitals for tilting centered beneath head and at foot. b/w decoratively illustrated fep/ffep. prior owner name on half-title page. softly ivory textblock without marks, outer edges fine. 318 pp.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1941. 12mo; VG-/G+; Black & beige spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has small tear at edges with other minor edge wear, exterior is slightly sunned with light wear showing on rear due to age and lightly stamped writing on front flap, but otherwise clean and intact; Cloth shows lightly sunned edges and slight rubbing on exterior however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with slightly bent head fore edges of first few pages, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 305.
Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1956. Quarto; good/fair-; dj, illustrated spine with black text; dj, shelf wear, chipping; open and closed tears; front cover intact, but torn away from rest of dust jacket; HB, black spine with faded gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; illustrated endpapers; text block, clean; numerous black-and-white and color illustrations; 476pp. --TEXT IN FRENCH.
Philadelphia; New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1942. First Edition. Octavo; good/good-; dj, illustrated black spine with yellow text; dj, shelf wear, scuffing, stains, chipping and flaking; folds are glued to endpapers; HB, green cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; endpapers, browned at the hinges; text block, toning lightly; 346pp.
Munchen: Objektiv Verlag, 1986. First English language edition. Square quarto. Very good in good dust jacket. Purple spine with blue lettering. Translated to English from the German by P.J. Blumenthal. Slight rubbing to dust jacket panels. Covers, binding, book block edges, and pages all very good. 122pp.
London: Victor Gollancz, 1966. Octavo; Second Impression; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with orange and black print; DJ spine faded, smudging, edgewear, tear to bottom of front flap fold, small tears at spine caps and along front top edge, creasing along front bottom edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild bump to front bottom right corner, fading at spine head, slight smudging on spine; Textblock has spotting on all edges and endpapers, spotting near top edge of some pages, name in ink on front endpapers, embossed owner stamp on rear endpapers; 207 pages, frontispiece (port.), 30 pages of plates, illustrated.
New York Literary Guild, 1930. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with blue print; Boards in cream cloth with green print, soiling, smudging, mild warping, spotting to rear; Text block has mild spotting on edges, tanning/spotting to endpapers, bookplate on front endpapers, clean text; xi, 281 pages, illustrated.
New York: Random House, 1986. First edition. Octavo. Good+ in VG dust jacket. Black spine with white lettering. Slight crease to front flap of the dust jacket. Slight rubbing to the rear dust jacket panel. Small discoloration or printer error near the bottom of the front cover toward the spine. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the front free end paper, "Feb 87 For Liz- Best wishes- yrs M.Salz." 211pp.
New York; Chicago; San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, glossy black spine with red and gray text; dj, moderate shelf wear; tape repair along head edge; HB, blue cloth spine with green text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; toning starts; spotting to head edge; 184pp.
London: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1926. First edition. Octavo; pp 416; G/no-DJ; Sunned brown spine with gilt text; cloth has green exterior, chipping to spine edges, wear to corners, tear to spine toward head edges; text block shows slight darkening to exterior edges, sticker to front pastedown, cracking to hinges at binding; interior clean;.