New and secondhand books on the South Atlantic islands
Ian Mathieson 5 Harraton House, Exning, Newmarket Suffolk CB8 7HF UK
Tel: 01638-577627 Fax: sorry out of use E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LIST No 16 (September 2003)
The catalogue is organised by area as previously.
For each island I offer items as:
New books In print – mainly readily available. New entries have box around number
Maps & charts Mainly in print or available in quantity.
Videos In print.
Postcards In print.
Magazines Out of print but usually have multiple copies. Normally in full copy of magazine.
Secondhand Often only one copy available although we may obtain further copies in due course. Please check availability before sending money. Condition of book noted where appropriate.
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· Books, ephemera, unusual items
· Any condition
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Birds of Ascension: A Short Introduction. 17pp illus pamphlet.
St Helena and Ascension: A Natural History. See under St Helena
Bartlett, L S
Ascension Island. Author was resident magistrate 1934-36. Copied from 1960s typescript. 40pp
Cable & Wireless
Ascension Island: 100 Years of Communications. 1999. 14pp. Full colour illustrated.
Cavana G & Hall E
Ascension Island Cookbook 1997. 114pp of recipes with sketches and historical notes. Ringbound with colour card covers.
De Saint Pierre, J H B
Voyage to the Isle de France, the Isle of Bourbon and the Cape of Good Hope. With early descrip of Asc. AES 1999 reprint of 1800 ed.
Turtle Island: A Journey to Britains Oddest Colony. Penguin 2002. Turtle mans amusing account of Ascension. 158pp.
The Sinking of the Laconia: A Tragedy of the Battle of the Atlantic. Watkins 1994. Ascension connections. 236pp, illus.
Hook, Timothy J
Fishing Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean. Tightline 2001. 56pp illustrated booklet.
Huxley, R C
Ascension Island and Turtles: A Monograph. Asc Heritage Soc, 1997. Contains new material from Govt archives. 30pp, illus.
A Voyage to Surat in the Year 1689. AES 1994 reprint of 1929 edtn. Ed H Rawlinson. Chaps on Asc & St H. Description + origins of population, turtles and the Asc post office. 313pp, illus (Day 64).
A Concise Guide to Ascension Island South Atlantic. 3rd Ed, 1983. Principal guidebook. 54pp, illus. Photocopy reproduction.
Packer, J. E & L.
Contributions Towards A Flora of Ascension Island. 1997. Plant history and description with checklist. 67pp, ringbound with illus
A Guide to the Geology of Ascension Island and St Helena. 2002. Ringbound, illustrated, 44pp.
Ascension Number. Dec 1923. The Cablemans Staff Paper. Great detail with photos and text. Photocopy. 35pp.
MAPS AND CHARTS
Single sheet, Edn 4, OS 1992. Colour. 84 x 87 cm. (Day 161)
Ascension Island: What’s So Special? RSPB, 1997. Colour front with map and photos. B&w reverse with natural & historical info.
1993. MOD map in colour on A4 showing elevations and main features.
Small format coloured sheet, Edtn 3, OS 1972.
Tourism set of 10 cards. Drawings of turtle ponds, Green Mt, land crab, wideawake tern, donkeys, RMS St Helena, RAF Tristar, the Residency, Red Lion, Islander Hostel.
Four cards by Bingeman and Bones. Features map of Asc with overlain by island scenes.
Judges (7 cards) (c15361-c153677): Pierhead, Turtle Shell Beach, Coconuts, View from Green Mt, Comfortless Cove, Donkeys, View from Cross Hill.
Judges (7 cards) (c16059X-c16065X): Turtle, Underwater life, Scouts Path, Devils’s Riding School, Long Beach, Georgetown/Cross Hill, Dew Pond.
Judges (3 cards) (c17443x-c17445x): Sisters Peak, English Bay, Long Beach.
Judges (3 + 1 cards) (c20325x-c20327x and c20775x): The Lizard, Pillar Bay, Dew Pond, Green Turtle.
Marine Turtles of Ascension Island. 15 min film produced by the Marine Turtle Group.
Henry, D & Fowler S
Ascension Island. 1995. Approximately 3 hours on history and natural history.
MAGAZINES (articles contained in full copy of magazine except where stated)
Off the Beaten Track of Empire (Duke of Edinburgh‘s Tour), Nov 1957. 43pp & 17 illus including all UK S. Atlantic islands.
My Home on the Oceans, July 1939, with 7pp & 7 illus inc St Helena
Ascension Island: Engineering Victory, My ’44, F.Clarke, 18pp/21 illus.(Day 544)
Greens Grow for GI’s on Soilless Asc, Ag ’45 W.Moore 12pp/12ils. (Day 604)
Cape Canaveral‘s 6,000 Mile Shooting Gallery, Oct 1959, 7pp, 3 illus. (Day 30)
World-Roaming Teenager Sails On. Apr 1969. R L Graham. Cape to Barbados with call at Asc. 33pp, 33, illus inc 2 x Asc 1 x St Helena.
Ascension Island. B.Stonehouse. 114p,illus. In vol Jul-Dec1960 inc article by H W Tilman in Crozets.
As above but in single month’s issue for Aug 1960.
Ascension: The Stamps and Postal History. 1981. Mint. 71pp, illus.
As above but slightly torn dust jacket.
Beale, P O
Ascension Island: The Crown Agents Records in the British Library. A4 ringbound study. 12pp
The Turtle: A Natural History. 1968. 248pp, illustrated.
A Stately Southerner. 1926. 191pp, illus. Chapter on Asc. No DJ. Water marked boards otherwise clean.
Ford, Eric H
The History and Postage Stamps of Ascension Island. 1971 reprint of 1933 edition. 68pp, illustrated, card covers.
In Quest of The Sun: The Journal of The “Firecrest”. 1929. Inc vignette of life on Asc also St H. (Day 100). 315pp, 14 photos, map. 3 cm tear to spine.
As above but cheap edition
Ascension: The Story of a South Atlantic Island. 1972. 244pp, 24 illustrations. VG clean copy.
As above but torn dust jacket, bookshop stamp.
As above. No DJ but very clean copy
The Gold of St Matthew. 1970. An adventure story set around the space tracking station on Ascension. 224pp. VG, small inscription.
Through Mighty Seas. 1941. Windjammers out of Portmadoc in the 1890s – 3 voyages of which third was to Asc with govt stores. Good descrip + 2 photos. 288pp, 13 photos. Cloth.
As above but travel book club edition. 288pp, 13 photos.
Folder of Correspondence to and from Ascension collector John Plant mainly dating from the early 1990s and relating to historical and postal and shipping matters. Also a few modern covers, cuttings and Photostats of articles etc.
Sinclair, W E
The Cruise of the Quartette. 1937. Amusing account of S. Atlantic cruising inc call at Asc. Includes photocopy of Bartletts account of visit (see no5). 287pp, illus. Rather worn.
Wideawake Island: The Story of the B.O.U. Centenary Expedition to Ascension. 1960. 224pp, illus, VG with torn DJ
As above good ex-lib copy. no D/J
GRAPHIC / ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS PRINTS
1.7.1882. Wideawakes hatching their eggs. ½ page
24.2.1883. Turtle catching at Ascension. 4 views. ½ page.
West Indies Pilot Vol 111. 1957 5th ed. 616pp, illustrated.
Prince Alfred Lodge (Bermuda) No 233: A Short History 1792-1966. 12pp booklet in card covers.
The Story of the Bahamas. 1975. 295pp, illus. VG in DJ.
Babcock, W H
Legendary Islands of the Atlantic. 1975 reprint,1922 ed.196pp, illus.
Bell, E Y
Beautiful Bermuda: The Bermuda Blue Book 1946. The standard guide packed with information. 736pp, illus, folding map. No DJ. Sl tear to spine.
Bellamy, H S
The Atlantic Myth. 1948. 168pp, folding map. No DJ.
Trinidad & Tobago. 1967. 306pp, illustrated.
Adrift: 76 days Lost at Sea. 1986. Atlantic shipwreck. 234pp, illus
Chapin, H & Walton Smith F
The Ocean River. 1953. The Gulf Stream. Illustrated. No DJ. 325pp.
Cracknell, B E
Dominica. 1973. D&C islands series. 198pp, illus.
Crampsey, R A
Puerto Rico. 1973. D&C islands series. 206pp, illus.
Madeira. 1961. 224pp. Near mint.
Lady Nugent’s Journal: Jamaica One Hundred Years Ago. 1907. 404pp, No DJ. Contents foxed. Spine small tears, front board sl loose.
Gibraltar. 1977. D&C islands series. 152pp, illustrated.
Eggleston, George T
Virgin Islands. 1959. Islands, harbours, people, history, weather, passages and facilities. 208pp, illus. Ex lib with stamps on fep, in DJ.
Etherton, P T & Barlow, V
Lundy The Tempestuous Isle. 1950. 144pp, illustrated, sl foxing and rather tatty DJ.
The Voyage of the Matthew: John Cabot and the Discovery of North America. 1997. 1992pp, illustrated softback. Mint.
Rockall. 1956. Complete history. 200pp,illus. Small inscrip. Sl trn DJ
Another copy. Rather tatty DJ. Few marks on f.e.p
Another copy. Country bookclub ed (identical). No DJ
Bermuda in Full Colour. Nd c1970. 128pp Illus. No DJ.
Bermuda Forts – A Military Legacy. In complete edition of Fortress Magazine Issue 1 May 1989. 13pp, illus.
Hastings, A C C
The Voyage of the Dayspring: being the journal of the late Sir J H Glover together with some account of the Expedition up the Niger River in 1857. 1926. 230pp, illus. No DJ. Sl loose boards.
Hayward, Walter B
Bermuda Past and Present. Nd c1920. 242pp, illus, folding coloured map. No DJ, boards worn. Library sticker at rear.
Hiscock, Eric C
Atlantic Cruise in Wanderer III. 1968. The N. Atlantic. 159pp, illus.
Bermuda 1957 and 1958. Two years annual reports in one. 80pp, illustrated, folded colour map, card covers.
Bermuda 1959 and 1960. Two years annual reports in one. 85pp, illustrated, folded colour map, card covers.
Bermuda 1961 and 1962. Two years annual reports in one. 83pp, illustrated, folded colour map, card covers.
Out of Call or Cry: The Island of Sark. 1990. Picture of island life during the 20th century. 211pp. Pages slightly toned otherwise mint.
Jackson, John J
Bermuda. D&C islands series. 1988. 208pp, illus. Near mint.
Cruise of the Alerte. 1984. New paperback. Treasure hunting on Trindade Island in late c19. 205pp.
Knight, E F
Cruise of the Falcon: A Voyage to South America in a 30 ton Yacht. 1906. Madeira, Cape Verde, S. Trinidade, Brazil and West Indies. 366pp, illus, maps. Cloth Sl. staining, sl loose boards.
La Borde, Harold
An Ocean to Ourselves. 1962. Sailing from Trinidad through the West Indies to the UK via the Azores. 189pp, illus. No DJ
The Gulf Stream Story. 1957. Rather battered. No DJ. Contents clean and well illustrated. 223pp.
Little, B G et al
Land Resources of the Bahamas: A Summary. Land Resources Study 27. 1977. 133pp, illustrated, 2 folding large format maps. Hugely informative. Card covers. Small library stamp and sticker.
Lockley, R M
I Know an Island. 1947. Travelling Britain’s island especially Skokholm. 243pp, illustrated. Torn DJ.
Lotz, Pat and Jim
Cape Breton Island. 1974. D & C islands Series. 208 pp illustrated. Small inscription otherwise VG.
Island on the Edge of the World: The Story of St Kilda. 1983. 160pp, illustrated softback.
Death Raft: The Human Drama of the Medusa Shipwreck. 1975. 288pp, illustrated. Near mint.
As above but 1975 book club edition.
Back of the Wight: Yarns of Wrecks and Smuggling. 1951. 119pp, illus. Rather tatty DJ. Wrecks around the Isle of Wight.
Madeira and the Canaries: A Travellers Note-Book. 1953 reprint. 218pp. Folding map. Torn D/J otherwise VG.
As above travel book club ed, good D/J, pages browned. 209pp.
Lundy, Isle of Puffins. 1946. 267pp, illustrated and with folding map. No DJ, newspaper cutting inc. Inscribed
Guernsey. 1977. D&C islands series. 176pp, illus softback.
Jersey. 1976. D&C islands series. 168pp, illus.
Stewart, John D
Gibraltar the Keystone. 1967. Illustrated, 335pp. No DJ
The Story of Bermuda. 1932. 374pp, No D/J (remnant enclosed). Very well illustrated.
Hebridean Journey. 1939. Foxing. No DJ. 277pp. End paper map.
Iceland 1946. Handbook published on the 60th anniversary of the National Bank of Iceland. 295pp, colour folding map.
Tomalin N & Hall R
The Strange Voyage of Donald Crowhurst. 1970. 317pp, illustrated. Book club ed.
Bermuda‘s Story. 1970. 213pp, illustrated.
Baleia! The Whalers of the Azores. 1968. 206pp, illustrated.
Bulwark of Empire: Bermuda‘s Fortified Naval Base 1860-1920. 1988. 157pp, illustrated. Near mint
New Discoveries on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge M.Ewing. Nov ’49. 29pp, 29 illus (Azores)
Bermuda Cradle in Warm Seas by B M Bowie. Feb 1954. 36pp, 30 illus
The Bahamas, Isles of the Blue-Green Sea by C Mitchell. Feb 1958. 58pp, 52 illus.
A New Volcano Bursts from the Atlantic. J Scofield. Jun 1958. 23pp, 19 illus. (Azores)
Portugal‘s Gem of the Ocean: Madeira. By D S Boyer. Mar 1959. 31pp, 24 illus.
White Mist Cruises to Wreck Haunted St Pierre et Miquelon. M Grosvenor. Sept 1967. 42pp, 51 illus.
Bermuda – Balmy, British and Beautiful. P Benchley. Jul 1971. 29pp. 29 illus.
Madeira Like its Wine Improves with Age. V Thomas. Apr 1973. 26pp, 23 illus.
The Treasure of Porto Santo. (Madeira) R Stenuit. Aug 1975. 16pp, 10 illus
St Helena 500 Years of History. 20pp A4 colour illustrated booklet published to commemorate the qunicentenary of the island’s discovery in 2002.
St Helena 1502-2002. Colour poster of James Bay and island faces. Approx 80 x 50 cm.
Catalogue of Prints. 1975 and 1976. 2 vols. Index. Each print is described by author and illustrated in reduced b&w format. Includes over 100 prints of St Helena. Extra postage rates apply overseas.
The St Helena Monthly Register Dec 1811, Jan-Apr 1812, June-July 1812. P-copy great detail each issue aprx 40p with contents list.
Flora St Helenica. J Boyd, 1825. Reprint of the update of Roxburgh’s plant listing. 20pp, A5, card covers. (Day 201)
Ashmole, Philip & Myrtle
St Helena and Ascension: A Natural History. Nelson 2000. Compares the flora and fauna development on the two islands. Great detail. Photos, maps, diagrams and line drawings. 478pp, illus.
St Helena, The Island, Her People and Their Ship. Wilton 65, 1993. Hardback 198pp, colour illustrations.
As above but softback edition.
SPECIAL OFFER HALF PRICE
St Helena Visitor’s Pack – Six Books Covering:
Society, The Ship, Plantation House, The Island‘s History, Walking and A General Guide.
List price £53. £26.50 UK. £30 Overseas.
Bain St Helena (no 125), Eriksen St Helena Lifeline (no 148), Field Plantation House (no 150), Gosse St Helena (no 161), Mathieson & Carter Exploring St Helena (no 180), Phillips St Helena Travellers Handbook (no 189)
The Flora and Fauna of St Helena. 1982, ODA Project Record 59. Photocopied reprint. 88pp paper covers.
Burnell A C & Tiele P A (ed)
The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies from the Old English Translation of 1598. Munishram reprint 1997 of 1935 Hakluyt ed. Chaps on StH/Asc. 2v.307/341pp.(Day 51).
Cable & Wireless
St Helena Island Telecommunications, Services & Business Directory 2002. A4. 80pp inc 23pp of all main business adverts.
Churches of the S.Atlantic 1502-1991. Nelson 1992. 315pp. Illus
As above but softback.
Cant, J (ed)
His Majestys Grant of the Island of St Helena to the East India Company 16th December 1673. 1999. Facsimile/transcription/ dis-cussion of the St H Charter. 141pp, illus. Signed by ed. ltd ed of 100.
Poems of the St Helena Island: Volume One, 50 Poems 2002. Poems on many aspects of St H from this prolific author. 50pp.
St Helena in Focus: A Poetic Profile. APC, 2001. Celebration of the quincentenary. 282pp colour photos & poetry extracts.
St Helena Illustrated. NBP1998. 1502-1902. 340 colour, sepia, b&w views, maps, portraits. Extract from 1801 descrip of St H 172pp.
St Helena. W. Brown 1979. 150+ photos of buildings + part reprint of Melliss 1875 text on history, geology etc. 245pp, illus. (Day 660).
Napoleon’s Captivity on St Helena 1815-1821. Savannah 2002. A reprint of St Helena Who’s Who. 257pp, illustrated.
Charlton, Tony et al
Broadcast Television Effects in a Remote Community. LEA 2002. Seven papers shedding light on St Helenas community. 169pp.
Castaway. Duke University Press 1999. St Helenian ancestry and slavery explored through poetry. 117pp, softback.
Yamstocks, Brushmakers and Latter-Day Saints: The Isackes of St Helena and Their Descendants. 1998. 122pp, A4 ringbound..
Mandelslo’s Travels in Western India (1638-1639). pub 1931. 1995. Short account including reference to St Helena.
Facsimile Extracts from A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World. 1777. Chaps ix/ x The 2nd visit to St H /Asc. 19pp
Island of St Helena: Listing and Preservation of Buildings of Architectural and Historic Interest. 1997. Reset of 1974 report. 69 photos 5 maps. Foreword A Cheetham. 250+ buildings. 82pp.
Cronk, Q C B
The Endemic Flora of St Helena. Nelson 2000. Colour plates by Lesley Ninnes. Account of endemic plants and ferns and an historical ecology and conservation history of the island. 119pp, 25 plates.
South Atlantic Haven: A Maritime History for the Island of St Helena. Illus history. Locally produced in A4. 70pp. (Day 313)
From Signal Gun to Satellite: A History of Communications on the Island of St Helena. Ring bound A4. 58pp, illus. (Day 314)
Fish and Fisheries of St Helena Island. Newcastle Univ 1990. Natural and historical guide. Colour softback, 152pp. (Day 242).
St Helena Lifeline. Mallet & Bell, 1994. Curnow, St Helena Shipping and the RMS. 154pp, numerous photos. Reduced price.
Schooling in the South Atlantic Islands 1661-1992. Nelson 1994. St H/TDC/Asc/FI. 385pp, illus s-back.
The History of Plantation House, St Helena 1673-1967. Patten 1998. Photos and preface by D Smallman. 85pp, illus. Softback.
The Tea Time Islands: A Journey to Britain‘s Faraway Outposts. Penguin 2003. 264pp, illus. Covers Ascension, St Helena, Falklands, BIOT, Pitcairn and the Falklands.
Foster, William (ed)
Voyage of Thomas Best to the East Indies 1612-1614. Munishram 1997 reprint of 1934 Hakluyt ed. Inc. Witte Leeuw sinking. 316pp.
A New Account of East India and Persia 1672-1681. AES 1992 reprint 1915 ed. Notes by W Crooke. Inc 1682 visit to St H & Asc- Gov Blackmore, “Wart in the Sea” etc. 3 vls 353/371/271pp,.
Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage of Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe 1618-1625.Pub 1929. 1992. Includes Dutch-Portuguese battle off Jamestown in June 1624. 163pp, illus.
St Helena: The Chinese Connection. Printsetters, 2002. Chinese indentured labour 1810-1836 and beyond. 118pp, illus. softback.
The Pepper Tree. 2002. Island written childrens story. A5 booklet with paper covers, illustrated. 24pp. 2nd edition.
Music On St Helena. 1994. Reprint of 1984 edition tracing musical development over last 50 years. 40pp. (Day 654).
Fibre; An Island Musical. 1997. Musical score and lyrics. 39pp, ringbound.
Napoleon Bonaparte: Englands Prisoner: The Emperor in Exile 1816-21. Constable 2001. 206pp, illustrated. The English treatment of Napoleon during the captivity.
Gill, R and Teale. P A
St Helena 500: A Chronological History of the Island. St Helena Heritage Society 1999. 390pp. A year by year account of the main events in the islands history.
St Helena 1502-1938. Ed T.Hearl. Nelson 1990. 447pp.
Journal of a Residence in India. AES 2000 reprint of 1812 ed. Contains description and full page print of St H. 211pp, illus.
The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, The Maldives, the Moluccas and Brazil. AES 2000 reprint in 3 vols, 452pp, 287pp, 285pp with descriptions of St H in 1601 and 1610.
Green Imperialism. Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens & the Origins of Environmentalism 1600-1860.CUP, 1995. Detailed ref to St Helena’s landscape change. 540pp softback. (Day 613).
The Fall of Napoleon: The Final Betrayal. Brockhampton Press 1994. Political duplicity & terrorist organisations behind Napoleons fall from power and murder on St Helena. 352pp, illustrated.
The Monsters of St Helena. St Martin’s Press 2003 fictional account of Napoleon’s time on St Helena. 336pp.
Union-Castle Line Purserette. Mallett & Bell 1999. Letters home from15 voyages on the Atlantic run 1965 to1967 featuring several current RMS staff. 152pp, illustrated A4 softback.
Merchant Fleets: Glen and Shire Lines. 1991. 85pp, illus softback
The Black Room at Longwood: Napoleons Exile on St Helena. 1999, 4 Walls 8 Windows. New insight into the captivity through the eyes of a former hostage in Lebanon. 295pp, illustrated.
The Dark Room at Longwood: A Voyage to St Helena. 2000, Harvill Press. 248pp. Illustrated softback.
Keynes, R. D. (ed)
Charles Darwins Beagle Diary. CUP. 2001. Daily account including the time on St H and Ascension. Illus softback. 467pp.
Kitching, G C
Handbook and Gazetteer of the Island of St Helena Including a Short History of the Island Under the Crown 1834-1902. 1995 re-set of 1937 typescript. 73pp ringbound card covers.
Napoleon in Exile: The Houses and Furniture Supplied by the British Government for the Emperor and his Entourage on St Helena. Furniture History Society 1998. 211pp illus, softback.
St Helena: The Postal Instructional and Censor Markings 1815-2000. WASC 2002. 176pp, illustrated.
Mallett, Alan S
The Union-Castle Line: A Celebration in Photographs and Company Postcards. SPP 1990. Softback 136pp, illus.
Markham, Clements (ed)
Voyages of Sir James Lancaster to the East Indies With Abstracts of Journals of Voyages to the East Indies During the c17 etc. M. Manoharial 1998 reprint 342pp. Incl 2nd & 3rd English visits to St H.
The Napoleonic Sites on St Helena Island. nd. 62 pp full colour illustrated with prints and contemporary drawings. Softback.
Flowers from the Gardens of Napoleon on St Helena Island. Vol 1. 12 colour endemic flora lithos. Redwood, babys toes, old father live forever, false gumwood, scrubwood, gumwood, bastard gumwood, large bellflower, lobelia, large bellflower, Dianas Peak grass, ebony.
Vol 2 – she & he cabbages, black cabbage, dogwood, white- wood, olive, large & small jellico, salad plant, tea plant, rosemary plantain.
Mathieson I & Carter L
Exploring St Helena: A Walker‘s Guide. Nelson, 1993. Walks with history and maps. 88pp, Illustrated softback. Authors signed.
St Helena. Protea Boekhuis 2000. Attractive collection of b&w and colour drawings during time of Boer POWs. In Afrikaans. 83pp.
The First St Helena. 190pp, illustrated softback. (Day 305).
Melliss, J C
St Helena and following discussion from Jrnl Royal Colonial Instit Nos 1&2 Dec1906/ Jan 1907. 12pp (article) 6pp (discussion).P/copy.
St Helena Island: Preserves and Wines. 2001. Illus 125pp Ringbnd.
Mundy, General GC
Journal of A Tour in India. AES 1995 reprint of 1858 3rd ed. Good description of St H in 1830, Gov Dallas, island tour, economy. Also Asc Capt Bate, turtles, the farm, scenery. 367pp, illus. (Day 67).
Voyages and Travels into Brazil and the East Indies. AES 2002 facsimile reprnt of 1732 ed being part of Churchill, John & Awnsham – A Collection of Voyages and Travels. St Helena (1658) and The Cape (1653) are described and illustrated. Also included are Smith’s True Travel and Adventures into Europe, Asia, Africa and America 1592-1659. La Peyrere An Account of Iceland and Greenland 1644 and 1646. Capt T James The Strange and Dangerous Voyage in the Intended Discovery of the N W Passage 1631 and other accounts of China, Egypt and the West Indies. 765pp, illustrated, index.
St Helena Island: Narrative of Visits in 1962 & 1968 with Reference to Geology & Natural History. 25pp card covers.
Mason & Dixon. H.Holt 1997. Antique style novel, part set in St H at time of Maskelynes observation of transit of Venus in 1762. 773pp.
St Helena: A Travellers Handbook. Private 1998. Comprehensive guide in the Lonely Planet style. 66pp, softback, colour illustrations.
The Birds of St Helena. BOU 1998. Environmental background, full list of birds, 11 appxs (inc fossil records), index. 290pp, 50 clr illus.
Schulenburg, H and A
St Helena South Atlantic Ocean. Gilardi, 1997. 280 b&w photos of architecture and natural heritage. 185pp, 10 illus, 7 pp introduction.
1998 Population Census of St Helena. 1999. 147pp illus. card cvrs.
Island of St Helena Tourist Guide. 2002 (26pp). Jamestown Guide, tourist map (1:50,000). 3 colour items of current tourism literature.
Skavaril, Dr R
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society’s 20th Anniversary Anthology. 1997. 21 articles (postal history & non-philatelic) plus intro.& index. 192pp, illus. 8.5″ x 11″.
St Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha: The Bradt Travel Guide. 2002. 182 pp illus. pp1-100 St Helena, pp101-131 Asc, 132-145 TDC, plus 4 appendices. The first mainstream travel guide.
Earl Bathurst and the British Empire. 1999. 308pp, illustrated. A fascinating account of the development of the Empire and covering Bathurst’s involvement with Napoleon’s imprisonment. Near mint
Valentia, George Viscount
Voyages and Travels to India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt in the Years 1802-1806. Pub 1811, 1994. Includes visit to St H plus H. Salt’s Sandy Bay. 4 vols inc engravings. (Day 82).
The Coinage of British West Africa and St Helena 1684-1958. Format, 1983. Catalogue/history. 237pp, illust. (Day 681).
Skulduggery in the South Atlantic. Tynron, 1995. Wallace boys’ adventures on St H. 248pp illus paperback. 1st of S. Atlantic trilogy.
The Sands of the Skeleton Coast. Tynron Press, 1993. Sequel to Skulduggery. 215pp illus paperback. See also Watt under Tristan.
A Guide to the Geology of Ascension Island and St Helena. 2002. Ringbound, illustrated, 44pp.
Early Views and Maps of St Helena 1596-1814. 2002. Ringbound, illustrated, 19pp.
Weider B and Forshufvud S
Assassination at St Helena Revisited. Wiley 1995. Classic investigation expanded with new evidence. 555pp illus.
LAfrique Peripherique: Een Atlas van de Eilanden Rond Afrika. Galerie Petit, 1999. Large format atlas illus by authors etchings. 2 prints Asc, 3 St H, 4 TDC + text illus. 144pp, text in Dutch. S-back.
A Tourist Guide to the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 Incorporating Accommodation & Restaurants, Museums & Tour Guide Info. Private 1999. With detailed illus acct of St H. 414pp, s-back.
A Doctor’s Thoughts on St Helena. Private, 1988 paperback. Many colour photos plus medical advice. 60pp, illus. (Day 295).
MAPS AND CHARTS
Invertebrate Wonders of St H:1994. poster 89x65cm. Inc p&p.
Single sheet, OS 1990. Full colour with description of island and main points of interest. 66 x 93 cm.
A3 sheet, Edition 1, OS 1990. Monochrome, no contours.
A4 sht, Ed 4 OS 1990. Colour. (Day 158).
Land Use, single sheet, Edition 1, OS 1990. 66 x 93 cm. Colour
Land Use, single sheet, Ordnance Survey, 1957. 34 x 43 cm.
POSTCARDS (in print, price per set)
Set of 6 by Wilton 65: Sandy Bay/Plantation/Castle/St James’/Longwood/Diana’s Peak
Set of 2 multiview cards issued for the Quincentenary by Baldwin.
Set of 6 Birds and Flowers by Baldwin. Masked booby, Fairy Tern, Brown Noddy, Wirebird, St Helena Olive, St Helena Ebony.
10 views by R.Young. Distant view, RMS, Jamestown from anchorage, Jamestown from Briars, sunset on harbour, the Ladder, the Briars, Sandy Bay, Plantation, Longwood.
Set of 5 Longwood House by M.Martineau. Garden entrance (2 views), house entrance, billiard room, bedroom.
Set of 3 views of Chinese Pavilion Longwood Gardens by M. Martineau.
Set of 3 watercolour Napoleonic views by M Martineau. The Barn and Flagstaff, Distant view of Longwood, Longwood New and Old House.
The Tomb Set of 4 19c engraved and caricature views by Martineau.
Old RMS St Helena. 7 cards L Dunn watercolour, in Capetown, at sea x 2, Centaur at Capetown, at S. Georgia, b&w in Falklands.
New RMS St Helena. 4 cards. At sea x 2, at James bay (painting by R Lloyd), model.
4 cards by T Hearl from early prints and paintings. The Rollers, E. Indiaman leaving St H, Jamestown 1798, an east Indiaman off St Helena (from Huggins).
Fortifications by E Baldwin 1998. Set of 8. Sugar Loaf batteries x 2, Sandy Bay, Prosperous Bay, Bankss Battery, Lemon Valley, Manatee Bay, Thompsons Hill.
5 colour antique maps by E Baldwin. De Bry, Bertius, van der Aa, Bellin, Read.
8 views by E Baldwin from 1821 ST H colour prints by Wathen. Plantation, Sugarloaf, Dovetons Ho, view from High Knoll, Jamestown, Longwood, High Knoll, Ladder Hill.
Single card St Helena Wirebird by S Bannister.
Single card Napoleon in caricature by T Hearl
Single double size card by T Hearl. View from Dianas Seat.
POSTCARDS (out of print)
Three sepia cards – the Pharmacy c 1950s. Tree ferns, Naps death bed, Plantation Ho.
Bread of Life. Set of 12 views. 1986. Francis Plain, Speery, Jamestown, Lots Wife Ponds, Ladder, Flagstaff, islets, Peaks, Tomb& French navy, Lot, lace making, coastline.
Bread of Life complete calendar for 1986 includes above 12 cards as perforated tear-offs
Longwood House set of 2 published Jarrold
MAGAZINES (in complete magazines except where stated)
ISLANDS MAGAZINE St Helena. Oct 1995, Ted Botha. 10pp many illustrations
GEOGRAPHICAL MAGAZINE Saints on the March. Jun 1998. A. Wigglesworth. 6pp, illus
COUNTRY LIFE Napoleons Garden on St Helena. Jill Hamilton. 4pp, illus.
My Home on The Oceans. July 1939. Includes Asc. 7pp & 7 illus.
St Helena: The Forgotten Isle. Aug 1950. Q.Keynes, 16pp & 12 illus. (Day 89)
Sunken Treasure off St Helena. Oct 1978, R Stenuit. 14pp & 12 illus. (Day 307)
Napoleon. Feb 1982. J J Putman. 6pp & 3 illus of St Helena.
GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL Attitudes and Aspirations on St Helena in the Face of Continued Economic Dependency. Mar 1992. S Royle. 10pp.
STAMP COLLECTING WEEKLY. British Genius and Pioneering by Barbara Last. 1.9.1977. The Halley issue on St H and Gill on Asc. 2pp.
Life on St Helena by C R Riding. Article on early pictorial issues. 3pp, illus.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS A Radio Service for Saints: An Exclusive Look Inside Radio St Helena, M Rippich Nov 2001.
MEDAL NEWS Some Rare Presentations at Lonely St Helena. May 2001. D Marr. 2pp, illus.
Frater C & J
Saint Helena South Atlantic Ocean. 1992 and Island of Saint Helena 1962. Two videos on one tape total time 55 mins.
Henry D & Fowler S
St Helena Island. 1997. A contemporary portrait of St Helena by two Saints living on Ascension. 84 mins.
Circling Africa. 1929. Chapter on St H + much on African islands. Cruising in the Laconia they must have sold almost over the spot at which she was torpedoed in the war (see no 9). 270pp, illus, No DJ.
Wirebird’s Kitchen Recipes. Busy bee 1996. 33pp illus booklet.
Manuscrit Venu de St Helene d’une maniere inconnue. Pub London 1817.3rd ed. 151pp in original publishers boards with original pasted spine (part missing). Some foxing and damp staining.
Sainte-Helene. I. La Captivite de Napoleon. II. La mort de L’Empereur. 1935. Two vols in French with card covers (front covers detached in both vols). 314pp and 335pp.
Napoleon at St Helena: Memoirs of General Bertrand Grand Marshal of the Palace January to May 1821. 1953. 292pp. Black cloth. VG.
The Emperor’s Last Island: A Journey to St Helena. 1991. Inscribed. 244pp. (Day 94).
Isle of St Helena. 1957. With intro by John Betjeman. 189pp, illustrated, torn and taped DJ otherwise VG.
Bontekoe, W Y
Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage 1618-1625.. 1929. Includes Dutch-Portuguese battle off Jamestown in June 1624. 168pp, illus. Ex lib copy no DJ.
St Helena. 1979. 32pp colour booklet now out of print. (Day 293)
African Voyage. 1955. African islands. 7pp & unusual photos of Asc and St Helena. 108pp.
Sails and Whales. 1956. Fanciful American captains memoirs including childhood on St Helena. 192pp illustrated.
As above but 1953 edition with no D/J.
Coopers & Lybrand
St Helena Shipping Service Management/Audit Study: Final Report. Report to ODA. Sept 1987. Review of the performance of St Helena Shipping Company. Approx 115pp, ringbound, pencil annotations.
Costain, T B
The Last Love. 1963. Napoleon and Betsy Balcombe (fiction) 434pp.
In Search of Two Characters: Some Intimate Aspects of Napoleon and His Son. 1945. Large part about St H. 402pp, illus. No D/J.
Surgeon in Borneo: Priest in St Helena. 1992. 289pp, mint.
St Helena Including Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha. David & Charles 1980. 192pp, 30 photos, maps. Near mint, small inscription.
St Helena: Report on the Fisheries of St Helena. Colonial Repor 1910. 17pp. Paper cover.
Curzon, The Marquess
Tales of Travel. 1923. Includes illus account of discovery of Napoleons billiard table at Plantation. 403pp, illus. US ed. No DJ
As above but UK edition. 344pp. No DJ.
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage o HMS Beagle Round the World. 1890. 7th ed with biographical intro. 381pp, front board slightly loose. One page loose otherwise a nice copy.
The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches 1992 Great Writers facsimile ed. Nicely produced, near mint. 500ppp, illus.
de Jonge A
Napoleons Last Will and Testament. 1977. Facsimile plus introduction and photographs of Longwood etc. 110pp, softback.
Edwards, Norman ed
The St Helena Journal of General Baron Gourgaud 1815-1818. 1932. 359pp, illustrated. Inscribed by the editor. Blue cloth. Nice copy.
Fisher, H A L
Bonapartism: Six Lectures Delivered in the University of London. 1908. 123pp, purple cloth, spine faded, pencil markings in text.
Who Killed Napoleon? 1962. The first step in unravelling the mystery of Napoleons murder. 255pp, illus. VG with DJ. Bookplate.
As above but good ex-library.
The Drama of St Helena. Translated from the French by A. Rieu. 1910. 373pp, illustrated plus folding map. Red cloth, faded spine, sl. marked boards. Bookplate on f.e.p. Contents sl. foxed but sound.
The Exile of St Helena. 1909. 267pp, illustrated, No DJ, spotted and scuffed boards, frontis loose.
Gray, Right Rev R
A Journal of the Bishops Visitation Tour Through Cape Colony, in 1848, with an Account of his Visit to the island of St Helena in 1849. 1852. 2nd ed. Folded map slightly torn. 227pp. Good.
St Helena Island of Exile. In complete edition of Geog Mag Aug 1941. 9pp, illustrated.
Harris C J & Ingpen B D
Mailships of the Union-Castle Line. 1994. 180pp, illustrated. The 120 year history in large colour format.
St Helena Report for 1930. 21pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1931. 20pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1932. 20pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1935. 21pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena 1952 & 1953. Two years annual report in one. Rather tatty paper covers. 57pp illus. Colour maps each of St H, TDC and Asc.
Kay, F George
The Atlantic Ocean: Bridge Between Two Worlds. 1954. 208pp, illus. No DJ.
Knight E F
The Union-Castle and the War 1914-1919. 1920. Illustrated by E G Fuller. 63pp, plus Roll of Honour. No DJ in blue cloth. Few bumps.
The Cape of Good Hope: A Maritime History. 1989. 246pp, illus
Kohler, Peter C
Tradition Still Finds a Place in St Helenas Ocean Lifeline. Reprinted from Sea Breezes. Apr 1988. 11pp, illus with unique double page colour view of old RMS at S. Georgia.
The Last Years of Napoleon. 1960. 429 pp. Sl frayed D/J.
As above but rather tatty DJ with faded spine.
Latrobe, Rev C I
A Journal of a Visit to South Africa with Some Account of the Missionary Settlements of the United Bretheren near the Cape of Good Hope. 1969 reprint of 1818 ed. with coloured plates. Good illustrated account of St Helena. 460pp. Illustrated.
Le Toumelin, J
Kurun Around the World. 1953. Travel Book Club. Circum-navigation in a small yacht with calls at St H, Canaries etc. 301pp.
Seatramps: Five Years of Ocean Life. 1977. N. Atlantic, Pacific Islands and an amusing few days at St Helena at Dot’s Café. 192pp, illus. Faded spine otherwise VG.
Napoleon Surrenders. 1973. Events leading up to the captivity. Book club edition, fine with D/J.
As above but no D/J otherwise very clean.
Napoleon’s St Helena. 1968. Recreation of the last 6 years of Napoleon’s life. 241pp, 24 illus, 1 map. (Day 407).
As above but good ex-library copy with dust jacket.
Napoleon’s Last Journey. 1976. The exhumation. 195pp, illus.
As above but ex library copy with DJ.
Napoleon a Sainte-Helene 1815-1821. 1981. 549pp, illustrated softback. In French. Similar to Napoleon’s St Helena but containing a longer text and more illustrations.
Napoleon at St Helena 1815-1821. 1950. 283pp. Slightly bent boards otherwise very good with D/J.
Melliss, J C
St Helena: A Physical, Historical and Topographical Description of the Island. 1875. 426pp, colour and black and white plates – one plate loose. Slight foxing on early pages. Original binding, new spine with original expertly laid down so repair is not obvious. A fine copy.
Napoleon auf St Helena. nd (c 1900?). Offprint in German of 37 pp (pages 462-499, well illustrated chapter. In paper covers.
Mitchell, W H & Sawyer L A
The Cape Run. 1987. The story of the Union Castle service to South Africa and the ships employed. 214pp, illustrated. Mint.
Union Castle Chronicle 1853-1953. 1953 2nd ed. Signed by Captain and members of the Crew of SS Kenya Castle. 392pp. Signed to feps. Sl faded blue cloth. No DJ. A fascinating account.
National Sci. Foundation
Initial Reports on the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Vol LXXIII Brazil to Cape Town, April-June 1980. 798pp with meticulous detail.
Napoleon at St Helena.1888. This is the Richard Bentley reprint of 1819 ed in 2 vols, 367pp & 397pp, 13 colour plates redrawn for this edition. Purple cloth, faded spine, Army and Navy Book Club plate, Good clean copy.
Around the World Single-Handed. 1950 Mariner’s Library. 215pp, illus. VG DJ. Visited St H Oct 1924 and staid about 5 weeks. Put on talk organised by R A Clark, an American resident, who organised Slocums 1898 talk.
The Immobile Empire. 1992. British expeditions to China in c17 & c18 inc Amhersts meeting with Napoleon in 1817. 630pp, illus.
Napoleon The Last Phase. 1900. 261pp. 1st ed.
Saint Denis, Louis Etienne
Napoleon From the Tuileries to St Helena. 1922. Personal recollections of the Emperor’s valet. 301pp, illustrated. Front Board loose. Half inch tear to top of spine.
Seaton, R C
Napoleon’s Captivity in Relation to Sir Hudson Lowe.1903. 281pp, red cloth.
Sailing Alone Around the World and the Voyage of the Liberdade. 1949 reprint society. 392pp. Text illustrations.
St Helena Gov
The St Helena Guide. 1st ed in brown and blue card covers. 20pp
St Helena Gov
The Island of St Helena. Revised ed of above in full colour. 23pp.
Taylor, E G R (ed)
The Troublesome Voyage of Captain Edward Fenton 1582-83. Hakluyt 1959. Inc Madoxs diaries and plans to visit St H prior to Cavendishs discovery for the British. 333pp, illus.
St Helena: A British Island. 2nd report for the Citizenship Commission. 52pp booklet with card covers.
Ussher, Capt T & Mills Lieut Nelson
Napoleon Banished: The Journeys to Elba and to St Helena Recorded in the Journal of two British Naval Officers. 1955, 44pp, illustrated.
Viljoen, General Ben
My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War. 1973 reprint of 1903 ed. Written as a POW on St Helena. 332pp with fold out maps. Mint. A difficult book to find.
Merchant Ships At War: The Falklands Experience. 1984. 192pp. Good section and illus on old RMS. Near mint.
Wales, Prince of
The Prince of Wales African Book: A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West Africa, South Africa and South America. 1925. Includes a stop at St H with illustrations. No DJ, small hole in spine.
Weider, D & Hapgood, D
The Murder of Napoleon. 1982. 266pp, illustrated with VG DJ.
The Wind is Free. 1956. Sailing Atlantic in a small boat. Long stays at Asc and St H. 232pp, illus. No D/J front end paper missing.
Wilson, Sir Arthur
A Diary of St Helena, (1816, 1817). The Journal of Lady Malcolm. 1899. 168pp. Blue cloth with adhesions from removed label to front board otherwise VG.
Slow Boats Home. 1985 1st ed. 441pp, illustrated.
As above but softback edition
General Books on the East India Company, Empire and the Commonwealth
Voices and Echoes: Tales from Colonial Women. 1983. 223pp, illus. Includes the Falklands and Tristan.
The British Empire Universities Up-to-Date Atlas-Guide to the British Commonwealth of Nations & Foreign Countries. c 1923. Contains coloured maps and descriptions. Approx A5. Attractive.
Travellers Tales: A Series of BBC Programmes Broadcast Throughout the World. 1945. 307pp. No DJ, spine sl. faded. Inscription. Tales inc. TDC, St H and Falklands.
Captain Thomas Johntone 1772-1839 Smuggler’s Reach. Rogue’s Gallery No 2. 1955. 318pp, illus. No DJ. Bringing to life colourful characters of the past with St Helena Napoleonic references.
Daggett, Charles & Shaffer C
Diving for the Griffen. 1990. Recovery of Chinese porcelain from a sunken East Indiaman in the Philippines. 178pp, illus. Nr mint.
Letters Received by the East India Company. 1968. In 3 vols. 1602-1617. 373pp, 379pp, 340pp. Postage not include on this item
Unpathed Waters: The Life and Times of Captain Joseph Huddart 1741-1816. 1989. An East India Admiral. 200pp, illustrated. Mint
Glimpses of Empire: A Corona Anthology. 2001. Just about everywhere but St Helena. 302pp, mint.
Knight, R J B (ed.)
Guide to the Manuscripts in the National Maritime Museum. Vol 2. 1980. 216pp. No DJ
Mottram, R H
Trader’s Dreams: The Romance of the British East India Company. 1939. 322pp, illus. Blue cloth rather marked, spine worn. Few v.small library markings.
Parry, J H
Trade and Dominion: The European Overseas Empires in the Eighteenth Century. 1971. 408pp, illus. Sl torn DJ.
Rendell, Sir William
The History of the Colonial Development Corporation 1948-1972. 1976. 294pp.
Lords of the East: The East India Company and its Ships. 1981. 176pp, illus. Ex-library copy. DJ VG.
A Selection on Slavery
Slaves in the Family. 1998. US (only) edition. 504pp, illustrated. 504pp. History of plantation slaves owned by the Ball family.
The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776-1848. 1988. 560pp, illustrated with review cutting included. Mint.
Clarke, Richard F
Cardinal Lavigerie and the African Slave Trade. 1969 reprint of 1889 ed. 379pp. No DJ.
The Sulivans and the Slave Trade. 1979. The suppression of the slave trade. 197pp, illus. Pages sl. browned otherwise VG.
Mathieson, W L
Great Britain and the Slave Trade 1839-1865. 1929. 203pp. No DJ.
The Slave Trade: The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870. 1997. US ed.925pp, illus. One loose page. Sl creased DJ.
Ward, W E F
The Royal Navy and the Slavers: The Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade. 1969. 248pp, illustrated. Review cutting included.
GRAPHIC/ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS PRINTS
22.12.1877. Fishing notes at St Helena. ½ page. 4 amusing scenes.
14.8.1880. Visit of ex-empress Eugenie to St H. 5 views. 2/3 page.
1.5.1909. What shall we do with St Helena. Full page. 5 cm tear.
30.12.1848. Present state of Napoleons tomb. 1/4 page.
18.9.1858. Napoleons Funeral Car. Full page with half about St H
24.1.1874. Fortifications and landing guns at Mundens 1/4 page.
5.1.1878. Sketches at St Helena. Jamestown and Lot. Full page.
7.8.1880. Empress Eugenie at St Helena. Full page, 2 views.
TRISTAN DA CUNHA
Denstone Expedition to Tristan da Cunha. Denstone College, 1993 account of 1993 exp. 32pp illustrated booklet. (Day 125)
Island Chaplain: Tristan da Cunha 1975-1978. George Mann, 2001. 96pp, illustrated softback.
Carmichael, Capt D
Description of the Island of Tristan da Cunha. Dec 1817. Typescript from original in Linnean Library. 28pp. (Day 266).
The History and Postal History of Tristan da Cunha.1980. Vast detail. Profusely illustrated. 347pp. A4 ringbound. (Day 703).
Penguins, Potatoes and Postage Stamps. Nelson 2000. Chronicle of a lifetime with the stamps, history and people of TDC. 160pp, illus.
Tristan da Cunha: Glimpses into past History. 2003. 14pp illustrated booklet which in part contains the colour section from No 358 above. Sold in aid of the islander’s pension fund.
Further Than The Furthest Thing. Faber 2000. A play about the 1961 eruption performed in London during 2000. 1774 pp softback.
Helyer, P and Swales, M
Bibliography of Tristan da Cunha. Nelson 1998. Attempted list of everything written on TDC. 10 years to compile. 175pp, softback.
La Ferla & Green P
Tristan da Cunha Big Book. 1996. A listing of the families and ancestors of the population of TDC. 110pp, ringbound.
Lajolo A and Lombardi G
Tristan da Cunha the Legendary Island. M.Marinaro 1999. Text English/Italian. 149pp. High quality colour photos. Softback.
Handbook of Tristan da Cunha Philately Update 1992-2001. 2002. Updates both vols 1 and 2. 30 pp illus ringbound.
Social Philately: Letters From the Loneliest Island in the World. 1991. Letters and TDC ephemera. Ringbound A4 softback. 142pp.
Smith, Rozell C
The Ships of Tristan da Cunha: A Listing 1506-1991. 1992. 48pp, ringbound. List of all shipping calls.
Isolation and Language Change: Contemporary and Sociohistorical Evidence from Tristan da Cunha English. Palgrave 2003. An academic study of the Tristan dialect. 237pp.
Schreier, D & Lavarello-Schreier, K
Tristan da Cunha, History, People, Language. Battlebridge 2003. A layman’s guide to the island, the community and its dialect. 88p, illustrated.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph – Vol 1 1939-1942. Private 2001. Reports, letters, postal hist. Ringbound A4 softback.102pp, clr illus.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph – Vol 2 1943-1946. Private 2002. Reports, letters and postal history. The story of HMS Atlantic Isle plus more. Ringbound A4 softback. 120pp, colour illustrated.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 3 S.P.G 1930-1973. Hurricane Relief Special Limited Edition of 100. Reproduction of all SPG newsletters with colour illus. 134pp, Ringbound A4 softback.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 4 1946-1948. Private 2002. Special Limited Edition of 100. Illus. 114pp, Ringbound A4 softback.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 5 1948 “Venture Survey”. Private 2003. Special Limited Edition of 100. Illus. 112pp, Ringbound A4 softback. Covers the lobster survey.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 6 Jan 1950-Dec1951. 2003. Special Limited Edition of 100. Illus. 132pp, Ringbound A4 softback.
Deliver Me From Safety. Wilton 65,1994. Personal view of 1982 Denstone exp. to Inaccessible. Softback. 206pp illus.
MAPS AND CHARTS
Ed 1 OS 1971. Update of 1962 ed. 60 x 61 cm. black and white.
Small format sheet. Ed 2, OS 1972. Coloured. (Day 166)
1:63,360 (approx) Tristan da Cunha from the survey by Allan Crawford 1937-38. Produced in aid of the Svensson Island Fund. Suitable for framing (28 cm x 28 cm). Signed by author.
Set of 4 TDC birds Antarctic tern, Mollies, Sooty albatross (Gough Is), Tristan thrush.
5 views by Lombardi/Jacobsz featuring 2 x settlement, 2 sea views, Peak crater.
2 cards by Jimmy Glass. Albatross on Nightingale, Rockhoppers on Gough
Cruising By Beryl Cook. An amusing card featuring Cook’s ladies on board in hottub with Tristan shaped island erupting in background.
MAGAZINES (in complete magazines except where stated)
Tristan Isle of Contentment, Nov 1938, WR Foran. 24p/23 illus. (Day 117).
New Life for Loneliest Isle, Jan 1950, L.Lewis, 12pp & 15 illus. (Day 609).
Death of an Island, May 1962, P.J.F.Wheeler, 20pp & 17 illus. (Day 472)
Return to Lonely Tristan, Jan 1964, J.P.Blair, 22pp & 29 illus. (Day 473)
The Royal Societys Expedition to Tristan da Cunha. Sept 1963. I. Gass. 8pp, illus.
The Denstone Expedition to Inaccessible Island. Nov 1985. M.Swales. 4pp, 1 map.
Storm on Tristan21.5.2001. Amateur video. About 0.5hr.
Bouvet Island. 1955. Colour taken by Alan Crawford during visit of H.M.S.A.S Transvaal. 16 mins. Silent with captions.
Lombardi G and Lajolo A
Tristan da Cunha: The Island at The Top of the World. 1992. A film of unique charm. 45 mins. Supplied in NTSC (US) and PAL (European ) formats.
Tristan da Cunha 1955-56. SPG film made during the Gough Island Expedition. Colour 23 mins.
The Tragedy of Tristan da Cunha. 1961 film clips of the eruption. Approx 15 mins. NTSC (US version only).
Allan Crawfords Tristan da Cunha. 2001. Filmed mainly during the War with Crawfords commentary added. 80 mins.
Tristan a Novel. 1970. UK ed.315pp with folding map. Rather battered ex lib edition missing f.e.p. with library stamps but with DJ.
Rock of Exile: A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha. 1957. 196pp, illustrated. Nice copy in sl. chipped DJ.
Tristan da Cunha 1506-1902. 1940. 336 pp, maps, illus. VG no DJ.
The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World After Sperm Whales. The story of the Desdemona which called at TDC in 1870. 1899 ed. 379pp, illus. Sl loose boards otherwise VG…
Busch, B C
Master of Desolation: The Reminiscences of Capt. Joseph J Fuller. 1980. A Tristanian whaling captain. 349pp, illustrated.
Adamastor. 1930. Collection of poems by S.A. poet inc. Tristan da Cunha- You hissed a great cinder from the ocean. 108pp. No DJ.
Tristan da Cunha: Den Ensomme Oy. 1938. The Norwegian (first ed) No DJ. 204pp, illus. Contains 49 photos (only 24 in English ed) plus 28 small woodcuts at each chapter head also not in English ed.
Results of the Norwegian Expedition 1937-38. Following reports are in original paper covers, most articles are photographically illus:
Report 9 – Baardseth, The Marine Algae of TDC. 174pp, illus.
Report 12 – Sivertsen, Fishes of TDC. 44pp. Illus., paper covers
Report 16 – Dons, On Some Marine Sedentary Protozoans from TDC. 16pp. Illus., paper covers.
Report 18 – Cleve-Euler, Litoral Diatoms from TDC. 30pp. Illus (loose) paper covers.
Report 19 – Stephensen, The Amphipoda of TDC. 61pp. Illus.
Report 39 – Lawrence, Chilopoda of TDC. 13pp. Illus.
Reports 34-35 – Lambers, Amphididae and Beier, Pseudoscorpione (latter in German). 10pp. Illus., paper covers.
Report 33 – Stock, Pycogonida of TDC. 13pp. Illus., paper covers.
Report 53 – Ascidians from the Tristan da Cunha Group of Islands by R H Millar. 13pp, illus.
Narrative of a Residence in New Zealand. Journal of a Residence in Tristan da Cunha. 1966 reprint. Intro E McCormick. 270pp, illus
Edinburgh, The Duke of
Birds from Britannia. 1962. 1956 & 1959 world tours. Mainly S. Atlantic – Deception, Gough, TDC, St H. 62pp, map/ photos.
Back to Tristan. 1967. 149pp, illustrated. Small loss to D/J.
Almost Forgotten Never Told. 1965. The Cape coast and its connections with chap on TDC, St H refs etc. 292pp, illus. No D/J
Greig, A M
Fate of the Blenden Hall East Indiaman. Red leather bound photocopy produced in facsimile format of 1847 ed. 210pp, pages rather sticky.
Groves, Eric W
Vascular Plant Collections from the Tristan da Cunha Group of Islands. 1981. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum Botany Series Vol 8 No4 pp 333-420. In card covers. Maps, illus. inc. a very interesting history of plant collecting on the islands.
Alert to Danger. 1969. Nine rescue stories inc TDC after the eruption. 150pp, illus.
As above but No DJ.
Mountains in the Sea: The Story of the Gough Island Expedition. 1958. Nice copy. 222pp, illustrated with folding map.
As above but travel book club edition.
The Glass Island. 1964. Before and after the volcano. Fiction blended with fact. 192pp, 14 illustrations. (Day 474).
As above but ex-library copy with D/J.
A Grue of Ice. 1962. Adventure novel based on Tristan, Bouvet and mythical Thompson Island. 320pp.
Angry Island: The Story of Tristan da Cunha (1506-1963). 1963. 288pp, illustrated. Author signed, chipped DJ.
THE CHALLENGER EXPEDITION 1872-1876
Campbell, Lord G
Log Letters From the Challenger. 1876. 1st ed. 448pp, folding coloured map. An unscientific account. Spine and boards stained, contents tight and clean.
The Voyage of the Challenger. 1972. Chap+9 illus on Inaccessible/ TDC+ Stoltenhoff rescue. 288pp, illus. softback.
Moseley, H N
Notes by a Naturalist Made During the Voyage of HMS Challenger. 1944 ed. 544pp, illus. no DJ.
Rehbock, Philip F (ed)
At Sea with the Scientifics: The Challenger Letters of Joseph Matkin. 1992. 413pp, illustrated. Matkin was steward and the book is taken from his detailed correspondence home. Mint
Spry, W J
The Cruise of HMS Challenger. 1876. 1st ed. 388pp, folding map, illus. Front board sl. loose and wear to spine hinges. Gilt lettering a image of Challenger on green cloth.
Thomson, Sir Wyville
The Voyage of the Challenger: The Atlantic. 1877. Vol 2 only. But contains the detailed account of TDC with chart and illus (1 plte TDC + 2 Inaccessible). Plus Ascension, the Falklands. 396pp, folding maps and plans. Small library stamp, half calf. Sl tears to spine but a nice copy.
Mackay, J A and Crabb, G F
Tristan da Cunha: Its Postal History and Philately. 1965. Author published. 72pp ringbound, illustrated.
Nor Any Drop to Drink: England to Australia May 87-Jan 1988. 1988. Recreating the convict fleet with account of TDC. 281pp, illus.
Into the Frozen South: The Quest Expedition. 1923. 246pp, 29 illus. Reverse of one photo stained, v.sl foxing on some pages.
Marsh, John H
No Pathway Here. 1948. 200pp, illus. The establishment of the Marion island met station with the help of Tristanians. No DJ
Milner, Rev John and Brierly, Oswald W
The Cruise of HMS Galatea Captain HRH Duke of Edinburgh 1867-1868. 1869. 487pp, illus with colour plates inc settlement of TDC. Sl water staining to edge of plates. Half calf, sl.trimmed. Title page, frontis and dedication missing and replaced by copy.
Monthly Magazine Nov 1 1820
Account of the Islands of Tristan da Cunha .. lately settled by an Adventurer from America and Interesting Accounts of Pitcairn’s Island- Captain Henderson’s Narrative and Narrative of a Tahitian Woman. Two early accounts contained in same complete edition (disbound from larger vol). Apprx A5, TDC 4pp and Pitcairn 3.5pp.
Crisis in Utopia. 1971. Effects of the evacuation on the community. 324pp, 28 photos.
The Song Tradition of Tristan da Cunha. 1970. 176pp Illus softback. V. sl sharp object damage to first few pp. Spine sl torn.
When We Sailed Away: A Family Adventure. 1996. Calls at TDC, Falklands, S Georgia. 336pp illus.
The Lonely Island. 1926. 1st ed. 223pp, 28 photos. (Day 112). Sl foxing, inscriptions and two small newspaper articles on fep.
Voyage to the Great South Land: Willem de Vlamingh 1696-1697. 1985. Pub. Royal Australian Historical Society 1985 from Dutch translation. Contains detailed illustrated account from original of de Vlamingh’s early exploration of TDC and also Amsterdam and St Paul islands. 259pp, illustrated. Near mint.
The Voyage of the Cap Pilar. 1947 ed. Includes 4 day mail stop at TDC (2 chaps). (Day 119) 320pp, 11 illus, 13 maps. No DJ.
Tristan da Cunha: The Jack Cole Collection. Auction catalogue 30.10.1998. 90pp with prices realised.
All World Featuring the Edinburgh Collection of Tristan da Cunha. 1987. Auction catalogue for the Boetie Davidson collection
The English of Tristan da Cunha. 1969. Lund Studies in English 37. 170pp, card covers as published. Mint copy, pages uncut.
PACIFIC ISLANDS AND EXPLORATION
Omai “Noble Savage”. 1977. 223pp, illus. Sl torn DJ.
My Father’s Island: A Galapagos Quest. 1989. 303pp, illus. Near mint.
The New Friendly Islanders: The Tonga of KingTaufa’ahau. 1993. 207pp, illus. Near mint.
In Search of Tusitala: Travels in the Pacific after Robert Louis Stevenson. 1994. 332pp, illus. Near mint.
Bregulla, Heinrich L
Birds of Vanuatu. 1992. 294pp, illus. Mint
Tahiti. 1921. 265pp, illus. Ex library. Rather worn boards.
Fiji and the Fijians Vol 2. Mission History. 1985 reprint of 1858 ed. Softback. 435pp.
The Western Pacific Islands. 1970. 348pp, illus. Near mint
Douglas A J A & Johnson P H
The South Seas To-Day: Being an Account of the Cruise of the Yacht St George to the South Pacific. 1926. 295pp, illus. Back board sl. loose and spine and boards worn.
Ferdon, Edwin N
Early Tonga As The Explorers Saw It 1616-1810. 1987. 329pp, illustrated. Mint
Finch, Alan & Valerie
Lord Howe Island. 1968. 160pp. illus. Ex lib.
Herklots, G A C
The Hong Kong Countryside Throughout the Seasons. 1965. 175pp, colour illus. Sl. chipped DJ.
Tahiti: A Paradise Lost. 1983. 226pp, illustrated. Near mint.
A SELECTION ON CAPTAIN COOK
Du Garde Peach
The Story of Captain Cook. 1958. Ladybird series. Boards rubbed and worn. Contents have a few pencil marks. 50pp, illustrated.
Captain Cook. 1972 reprint of 1970 ed. Near mint, sl browned pages edges. 192pp, illustrated.
Stamp, Tom and Cordelia
James Cook: Maritime Scientist. 1978. 159pp, illustrated. Mint.
Knibbs, S G C
The Savage Solomons as They Were and Are. 1929. 282pp, illus. Library stamps, worn boards and sl torn spine, content clean.
Robson, R W
The Pacific Islands Handbook 1944: North American Edition. 1945. 371pp, folding maps. Sl soils and Sl chipped DJ.
The Island of the Colour Blind. 1996. 345pp, illus. Mint. Pingelap atoll and Guam.
Sharp, A (ed)
The Journal of Jacob Roggeveen. 1970. 181pp. Illustrated, folding map. VG. The Discovery of Easter Island, Tuamotu and the Society Islands in 1721-22.
The Galapagos Affair. 1983. 223pp, illus. Near mint.
An Account of the Discovery of Tahiti From the Journal of Geo. Roberston Master of HMS Dolphin. `1973. 127pp, illus. Fine.
The Great South Sea: English Voyages and Encounters 1570-1750. Yale UP 1997. Mainly concerned with Pacific. 300pp, illus.
PITCAIRN & NORFOLK ISLAND
Admin of Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island Census of Population and Housing 6 August 1991. 1991. 55pp report in card covers.
Admin of Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island Report 1993-1994. 1995. 81pp report in card covers. Great statistical detail.
Barrow, Sir John
The Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of HMS Bounty. 1976 Folio Soc. 261pp, illus. Casebound.
Serpent in Paradise. 1997. 299pp, illustrated. Near mint.
Fragile Paradise: The Discovery of Fletcher Christian Bounty Mutineer. 1983. Sl torn DJ otherwise fine. 256pp, illus.
Mr Bligh’s Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty. CUP, 1992. 445pp, illus.
Haverstick I & Shepard B (ed)
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: A narrative Account by Owen Chase 1968. Castaways on Henderson Is. 128pp, illus. Ex lib DJ vg
Bringing Oil and Fuel Supplies Ashore. Single photo. 30.9.61.
Johnson, Capt and Mrs Irving
Westward Bound in the Schooner Yankee. 1936. 307pp, illus. No DJ, sl. faded spine. A great island book especially good on Pitcairn.
Pitcairn Islands Stamp Catalogue. 1981. 2nded.223pp, illus s-back.
Captain Bligh & Mr Christian: The Men and the Mutiny. 1972. Readers Union ed. 320pp, illustrated.
Life & Death in Eden: Pitcairn Island and the Bounty Mutineers. 1999. Mint softback. 255pp, illustrated, index
Nordhoff C & Hall J N
i) Mutiny on the Bounty. 1989 softback. Mint. 379pp.
ii) Men Against the Sea. Nd limited ed of 300 hardback. 158pp.
iii) Pitcairns Island. 1989 softback. Mint 333pp.
iv) All above three books
In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story That Inspired Moby Dick. 2000. 302pp, illustrated, index. The story of the Essex including Henderson Island. Near mint copy.
Pitcairn Island 10 col cm report in complete newspaper. Report of a call by Capt Smith on 27.4.1890. 126 souls on the island
Shipwrecked Crew on Pitcairn Island. 6 col cm in complete newspaper. Crew of Arcadia wrecked on Ducie arrive on Pitcairn.
Captain Blighs Portable Nightmare: From the Bounty to Safety – 4,162 Miles Across the Pacific in a Rowing Boat. 223pp. Mint
Westward Bound in the Yankee by I & E Johnson Jan 1942 44pp, 25 illus.
The Yankee’s Wander-world. I & E Johnson. Jan ’49. 50pp 50 illus. Pacific and Pitcairn
I Found the Bones of the Bounty L Marden Dec 1957. 66pp, 53 illus.
Bounty Descendants Living on remote Norfolk Island. T Roughley. Oct ’60 25pp, 17 ils.
Pitcairn and Norfolk The Saga of Bounty’s Children. E Howard Oct 1983. 32pp, 24 illus.
Keeping Pitcairn in Touch with the World Mar 1984. by J Barlow. 8pp +17 illus article in complete mag
INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS
Anon Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Imperial Gazetteer of India. 1994.
reprint of 1904 ed. 88pp, folding map
Dass, F A M The Andaman Islands. 1988 reprint of 1937 ed.. 129pp, illus.
Grandpre, L de A Voyage to the Indian Ocean and Bengal 1789-1790 inc the
Seychelles. 1995 reprint of 1803 ed. 2 vols 273pp & 303pp, illus.
Keller, Prof Dr Madagascar, Mauritius and Other East African Islands. 1969 C reprint of 1901 ed. 242pp, illus, folding map. No DJ (as published).
Lionnet, Guy The Seychelles. 1972. D&C islands series. 200pp, illus. Ex- lib
Malim, Michael Island of the Swan: Mauritius. 1952. 232pp, illustrated.
Rushby, Kevin Hunting Pirate Heaven: A Voyage in Search of the Lost Pirate
Settlements of the Indian Ocean. 2001. 293pp, illustrated. Mint
Vaidya Suresh Islands of The Marigold Sun. 1960. Andamans & Nicobars. 192pp,
Illustrated. Travel book club.
Thomas, Athol Forgotten Eden. 1968. Seychelles. Book club ed. 185pp.
World Bank The Comoros: Current Economic Situation and Prospects.
1983.153pp. Ex lib.
Wright, Carol Mauritius. 1974. D&C islands series. 179pp, illustrated.
The Falkland Islands Journal has been published annually since 1967. Under the current editorship of Dr Jim McAdam the broad emphasis is on history but the magazines contain a variety of articles on other matters including natural history. Format has expanded from 4-5 articles and 40 pp in the 60s to 14-15 articles and 130-140 pp in the 90s with increasing numbers of illustrations. An update of publications on the Falklands since 1982 is included in each issue.
1977, 1987 (secondhand near mint)
1997 (145pp) 1998 (130 pp) 1999 (145pp), 2000 (163pp colour cover), 2001 (162pp colour cover), 2002 (173pp, colour cover) each.
Falkland Islands & Antarctica: Commonwealth Two Reign Stamp Catalogue. Stanley Gibbons, 1988 paperback. 33pp illus.
Magical Visit for Royal Patron. UKFIT 2000. Princess Alexandrias visit to the Falklands. 23pp, colour illustrated booklet.
Penguins of the Falklands and South America. Stanley, 2000.
The Great Divide: An Autobiography. ERU 2001. “True life story” of a controversial Falklands figure. 275pp, softback.
A Guide to the Stanley Harbour Maritime History Trail. FI Tourism, 1990. 37pp illustrated booklet.
In Darwin‘s Wake: Revisiting Beagle’s South American Anchorages. Waterline 1997. 271pp. Illus.
The History of the Falkland Islands. Nelson 2001. An updated account of the islands. 190pp, illustrated.
Falkland Adventure. Bluebell 2000. Outstanding colour photos and text of family life on the Falklands. 88pp landscape.
Falling Off a Horse in the Falkland Islands. 2002. 160pp illustrated (colour and b&w) softback.
Engel, John. J
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Hepaticae and Anthocero-tophyta: A Taxonomic and Phytogeographic Study. Fieldiana, Bot. No 25, 1990. 209pp, softback, numerous illustrations.
The Falklands I Knew. Nelson 2001. Life on the Falklands 1915-1946. 172pp, illustrated softback.
The Tea Time Islands: A Journey to Britain‘s Faraway Outposts. Penguin 2003. 264pp, illus. Covers Falklands, Ascension, St Helena, Falklands, BIOT, and Pitcairn.
The Voyages of the Great Britain: Life at Sea in the World’s First Liner. Chatham 2002. 192pp, 16 illustrations.
A Little Piece of England: My Adventures as Chief Executive of the Falkland Islands. Blake Publishing 2001. 290pp, illustrated.
Where the Earth Ends: A Journey Beyond Patagonia. John Murray 2000. 286pp, illus. Travelling through Patagonia to Tierra del Fuego.
Hays David and Daniel
My Old Man and the Sea: A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn. Alonquin 1995. 223pp.
Specialised Stamp Catalogue of Falkland Island Dependencies Including Postal History and Cancellations 1800-2000 with BAT and also paper money, coins & telephone cards. 2000. 272pp,
Falkland Islands Wildlife Alphabet. Private 1997. Children’s booklet with item of Falklands wildlife illustrated for each letter.
Keynes, R. D. (ed)
Charles Darwins Beagle Diary. CUP. 2001. Daily account including the time on the Falklands. Illus softback. 467pp.
Cape Horn: A Maritime History. Hodder & Stoughton 1995. 240pp.
Fishing for Falklands Sea Trout. FI Tourist Board 2000. Essential reading for visiting fishermen. 56pp, illustrated softback.
Layman C & Cameron J
Falklands and the Dwarf: Cruise of HMS Dwarf in the Falklands 1881-82. Control of sealers by gunboat. 160pp, illus. Reduced price
Low, A and McAdam J
Guidelines for Shelterbelt Planting in the Falkland Islands. Dept Agr 1999. 32pp colour illustrated booklet.
Moir, G D
The History of the Falklands. 1995 2nd ed. booklet 54pp illustrated.
Condemned at Stanley. Picton, 1986. Stanley’s wrecks. 40pp booklet
Corrals and Gauchos. Peregrine, 1992. cattle industry. 48p booklet.
Stammers, M and Kearon, J
The Jhelum: A Victorian Merchant Ship. Sutton 1992. The story of one of Stanleys most famous ships. 150pp, illus.
A Visitors Guide to the Falkland Islands. Falklands Cons 2001. Comprehensive natural history guide covering 14 sites. 122pp, illus.
Summers,RW/ McAdam, JH
The Upland Goose. Bluntisham Books, 1992. Study of interaction of geese, sheep and men on the Falklands. 162pp, illus.
Falkland Islands. Bradt Travel Guide 2001. Comprehensive guide with colour and b&w illustrations. Softback, 182pp.
Falkland People. Peter Owen 1992. Interviews with islanders about Falklands life and Conflict experiences. 137pp, illustrated.
Woods, Robin W
Flowering Plants of the Falkland Islands. Falklands Cons 2000. Illus by line drawing and photos. 108pp, softback.
Rabbitts, David A J
A Country Lad in the South Atlantic. Well produced and presented amateur video mainly concerned with Falklands wildlife. 92 mins.
Rabbitts, David A J
A Beautiful and Fragile World: A Country Lad Returns. The sequel substantially concerned with the decline of the penguin population. Approx 61 mins
MAPS AND CHARTS
Islands on 2 sheets, Ed 2, OS 1977. Colour. 59 x 85 cm. Each.
Pub. Ocean Explorer Maps 2002. Single sheet, including Stanley street map and much illustrated tourist information.
POSTCARDS (prices per set)
Set of 6. FI Gift Shop. Sea lions, elephant seals x 2, cormorant, s. caracara, dolphin gull.
Set of 7 penguins pub. FI Gift Shop. Rockhoppers, Gentoos, Kings,
Set of 2 multiview large cards. FI Gift shop. Stanley post boxes, Stanley houses.
Set of 6 wildlife by R Spafford. swan, heron, whales, penguin, sea lion, grebes.
MAGAZINES (Complete except where stated)
Round the Horn by Submarine, Jan 1948, P.Stimson 15pp/16 illus.
People & Penguins on Faraway Falklands, Mar ’56, O.Pettingill, 30pp/34 illus.
Falklands After the War/Wildlife Portfolio, Mar 1988, B.Hodgson 32pp/29 illus.
In the Wake of Darwin‘s Beagle. Oct 1969. A.Villiers. 51pp, many illus.
The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey by E Bingham. 9pp, illus. Apr 1948.
Oil Bonanza: The Falklands waits to strike it rich. (4pp) and Travelogue: The Natural Battleground (Falklands wildlife) (2pp). July 1996.
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands 1867. Hand coloured and mounted 1/2 page print
Stanley Harbour, Port William. 19.4.1856. Hand colour/mounted 1/2 page print.
Falkland Islands. 19.4.1856. 4pp article with 4 prints – Stanley (as above), guachos and wild horses, sealer in tussac bog, sea-lions. Unusual to find this complete.
Primitive Men of Tierra Del Fuego. 20.9.1941. Double page + 1 page review of Riesenbergs Cape Horn.
The Battle for the Falklands. June 1982. 8pp feature.
In the Falkland Islands by James Buchanan. 1.2.1913. 2pp article in complete issue.
A Visit to the Falkland Islands. By Iris Amredox. Oct 1927. 2.5 pp complete issue.
Hawkins Maiden Land and the Falkland Islands. Jun 1926 B Chambers. 3pp.
The Falkland islands and Their Dependencies. Dec 1955. Sir Miles Clifford. 12pp.
The Patagonia Ice Cap. Jun 1957. H W Tilman. 10pp. Illus
Prospect of the Falkland Islands. March 1977. Lord Shackleton. 13pp.
The Falkland Islands July 1977. G Bertram. Review Shackleton rept. 3pp.
The Geography of the Falkland Islands. Mar 1983. Lord Shackleton et al. 21pp, 4 maps + diagrams. Also review of the 1982 Shackleton report by M.Clifford 3pp.
The Falkland Islands, 1833-1876: Establishment of a Colony. Jul 1985. S. Royle. 11pp, 2 maps. +article on the 1934-37 British Graham Land Expedition.
POLAR RECORD Postal History of the Falkland Island Dependencies by R W Bagshawe. Vol 5 No 33-34 1947. 17pp, illus.
TELEGRAPH SUNDAY MAG A Visit to Penguin Country. By L Evans. 5pp, illus includes Marion Island.
ISLANDS MAG Life in the Falklands: A Land Apart. Apr 1995. 10pp illus.
BBC WILDLIFE. The Penguin Package. B Cater. Apr 1989. 10pp, illus.
HISTORY TO-DAY. Fighting for the Falklands in 1770. P Burley. 3pp illus, extracted
WORLD MAGAZINE. S Atlantic Crossroads. R Drinkwater. Oct 1987. 9pp, illus
COUNTRY LIFE. Birds of a Falklands Summer. R Perry. Dec 1981. 3pp, illus.
SOLDIER MAGAZINE Crisis in the Falklands 15 Years On. 6pp, illus. May 1997
FLY PAST Falklands Archaeology in the Making. 4pp, illus. Sept 1983.
AIR PICTORIAL Argentine Air Power/Falklands Air War. June 1982. 9pp
MILITARY ENTHUSIAST The Malvinas War. 1983 7pp.
SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE Whose Flag Over the Falklands? Aug 1978. 11pp colour illus article on pre conflict Falklands.
GEOGRAPHY Changes in the Falkland Islands Since the Conflict of 1982. 1994. S Royle. 5pp offprint.
Falkland Islands. Coloured map 18 x 12 cm (29.74 miles to the inch) from early colonial report. Mounted.
Falkland Islands: Interim Conservation and Management Zone. Fisheries report 87/88. Fisheries Dept 1989. 45pp report.
The Unspoilt Beauty of the Falkland Islands. 1988. 22 colour paintings. Text: Phyllis Rendell. Large format 63pp. As new.
Barton M D ed
The Falkland Islands Philatelic Digest No 1. 1973. 184pp illus.
Realms and Islands: The World Voyage of Rose de Freycinet 1817-1820. 1962. Inc. the Uranie Falklands visit. With author obituary news clipping. Very good copy.
Benson, E F
Ferdinand Magellan. 1929 Golden Hind edition. 262pp, 3maps, index. No DJ. Sl tears to spine.
Bunt, J P
The War Stamp Overprints of the Falkland Islands 1918-20. 2nd ed 1987. 40pp, illustrated. Card covers.
Bunt J P
The De La Rue Definitives of the Falkland Islands 1901-1929. 1986. 100pp, illustrated. Near mint
Butland, G J
The Human Geography of Southern Chile. Inst. Brit. Geog. Pub no 24. 1957. 132pp. 8 plates. 29 maps and diagrams. 132pp. Lib. stamp on cover. Card covers.
The Battle of the Plate. 1941. 256pp, illustrated. No DJ.
Chambers Edinburgh Jrnl.
24.6.1883. The Colonisation Circular. Covers state of colonisation in various territories inc. Falklands. 80 col cm in complete newspaper.
The Falkland Story 1592-1982. 1983. 90pp, softback.
The Voyage of the Beagle. Everyman 1967. 496pp, illustrated.
As above but 1959 softback edition. Same contents.
A Narrative of the Voyage of HMS Beagle. 1977 Folio ed in slip case. 359pp, illustrated.
Davies T H & McAdam J H
Wild Flowers of the Falkland Islands. 1989. 48pp, illus booklet.
Dixon J B
The Enemy Fought Splendidly: Being the 1914-15 Diary of the Battle of the Falklands and its Aftermath. 1983. 96pp, illus
The Springs of Enchantment. 1981. Climbing and exploring in Patagonia. 191pp, illus.
Edwards, R M
The Other Side of the Falklands. 1993. 170pp, illus softback
Las Islas Falkland y las Islas Georgia del Sur y Sandwich del Sur. 11pp brochure in Spanish with map. 1991.
Handbook. 1959. Approx 72pp. Roneoed text, card dividers in board covers bound, by treasury tags. Copy 13 of 24 issued (DOS copy). Covers dog handling and travel. A fascinating document for anyone involved with FIDS.
Scientific and Survey Guide. Approx 77pp in same format as above. Covers survey, bird ringing, geological, scientific survey and photographic policy.
Falkland Islands Govt
Ordinances of the Colony of the Falkland Islands enacted during the year 1928 together with rules regulations etc made during the year. 28 subjects from dogs to gold. Foolscap. Card covers.
As above but 1929. 22 subjects from drugs to distemper.
As above but 1931. 18 subjects from venereal disease to penguins.
Oil and the Falkland Islands: An Introduction to the October 1995 Offshore Licensing Round. 1995. 26pp. Illus.
Falkland Islands Review: Report of Committee of Privy Councillors HMSO, 1983. 106pp, card covers. Mint.
The Struggle for the Falkland Islands: a Study in Legal and Diplomatic History. 1982 reprint of 1927 edition. 482pp.
Voyage in the Beagle. 1978. Replica voyage.196pp, illus TBC.
The Return of the Great Britain. 1976. 226pp, illustrated. Mainly concerning the ships salvage and restoration.
The Forgotten Colony: A History of the English-Speaking Communities in Argentina. 1981. 318pp, illustrated. Near mint
Articles of Agreement between FIG & FIC relating to establishment of telephone link between Stanley & Darwin. 1907. 8pp, paper cvrs.
Heyburn, H & F
Postcards of the Falkland Islands A Catalogue 1900-1950. 1985. 284pp, illustrated. Near mint.
Heyburn, H & F
1988 Supplement to the Postcards of the Falkland Islands A Catalogue 1900-1950. 1989. 109pp, illustrated. Near mint.
Falkland Isles Ann. Repts.1928 (no cover) 1930. Card cover. Each
Falkland Islands and Dependencies 1958-59. 1960. 87pp, 2 folded maps (1 in colour), 4 photos.
Falkland Islands and Dependencies 1970-71. 1973. 70pp, 2 colour folded maps, 9 photos plus some newspaper cuttings.
Report of Mr Stewart Boyd on His Enquiry into the Affairs of Seamount Ltd. 1989. 37pp.
Blind Horn’s Hate: Magellan, Drake and Other Adventurers in the Uttermost South. 1971. 336pp, illus. Slightly torn DJ.
As above but US ed. Neatly used ex-lib with VG DJ
Hudson, W H
Idle Days in Patagonia. 1924. 251pp, illustrated. No DJ
The Way Forward: Falkland-British Argentine Relations. c1987. 35pp, Illus booklet.
Keble Chatterton, E
Gallant Gentlemen. 1931. World War I naval encounters with good description of Coronel. 296pp, illustrated.
Atlantic and Transatlantic: Sketches Afloat and Ashore. 1852. Three books in one – Tour in America, The Cruise of the Flame and Wild Sports of the Falklands (64pp). 324pp. 1st US ed. Sl foxing and chips to spine but otherwise very good.
Wreck of the Isabella. 1995. 259pp, illus. Mint copy.
The Falkland Islands. 1990. 96pp, colour illustrated. Mint
Darwin and the Beagle. 1969. 224pp. Lavishly illustrated.
Report of an Investigation into Conditions & Practice of Sheep Farming in the Falklands. 1924 rpt with index, 57pp.
The Companion to the Newspaper. 1.7.1835. “application by some persons who wish to colonise (The Falklands)”. Approx 30 col cm description of the islands. In complete sl. foxed issue.
The Meteorology of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies 1944-1950. FIDS, 1954. 249pp inc tables, photos and maps.
Penguin Summer. 1962. 167pp, illustrated.
Cape Horn. 1941. 487pp. Illustrated, folding maps, appendices. Boards a bit loose and worn.
As above but Readers Union ed. 240pp, illus.
Falkland Islands Economic Study . Sept 1982. 137pp softback, pub. HMSO with 2 colour maps. The post conflict update.
Byron of the Wager. The 1740 wreck on T del F. 1975. 288pp, illus.
Tierra Del Fuego and The Fatal Lodestone. 1973 Readers Union edition. 175pp, illustrated. Inscription.
Explorations in Patagonia. Mar 1960. 13pp illus article in 6 month vol of Geog Mag (Jan-Jun).
Cooking the Falklands Way. 1994. 123pp, illustrated. Mint
As above but water damaged copy.
Those Were the Days: Life in Stanley as it used to be. 1989. 48pp, illus booklet.
Falkland Islands Shores. 1985. 270pp, illustrated. Systematic description of the Falklands coastline. Near mint
The Bird Man: an Autobiography. 1976. Natural history. 186pp
The Falkland Islands. 1981. 2nd ed. 256pp, illus. Near mint
The Falkland Islands. 1985. The expanded 3rd ed. 328pp, illus. VG with D/J. 16pp missing replaced by tidy photocopy insert.
The Falkland Islands and Their Natural History. 1987. 160pp, illustrated. Near mint
Sutton et al
Falkland Islands: Concession In Connection With the Working of Peat Bogs ….1911. Agreement between the International Carbonizing Co and the Crown Agents. 15 pp, card covers.
Children of Cape Horn.1974.1st catamaran round Horn 242pp.
As above but ex-lib copy
Focus on the Falklands. 1971. 190pp, illus. Travel Book Club ed. Few chips to DJ otherwise very good.
Tilman, H W
Mischief in Patagonia. 1956. 184pp, good TBC edition.
Falkland Heritage. 1978. 201pp, illus. Rather long inscription otherwise VG.
Tschiffley, A F
This Way Southward: An Account of A Journey Through Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. 1st ed 1940. 354pp, illus.
By Way of Cape Horn. 1939. Preface. 285pp, no DJ.
Wanderings in South America. 1891. 367pp, illustrated. Boards sl loose. Prize sticker on inside front board.
The Birds of the Falkland Islands. 1975. 240pp, illus. Inscription. Rather worn DJ.
Guide to the Birds of the Falklands. Nelson, 1988. 256pp, illus. Near mint.
Wylie Rev J A (ed)
Life and Missionary Travels of the Rev J Furniss Ogle. 1873. 414pp, brown cloth, sl torn spine, front board sl. loose. Ogle spent time in the Falklands and Patagonia (1856) and provides good descriptions of both in 3 chapters.
My Falklands conflict books are not in this list. If you would like to view the list (with recent changes) I will send you a copy by post or email.
ANTARCTICA & SOUTH GEORGIA
On Antarctica. Private 2001. Four years on remote Antarctic bases. 260pp Illustrated (by J Elliot). Author signed softback
The Endurance: Shackletons Legendary Antarctic Expedition. Knopf 1998. With unpublished photos by Frank Hurley. 212pp, illus.
As above but softback ed.
In a Crystal Land: Canadian Explorers in Antarctica. 1994. 262p.
Bishop J, et al
Portrait of Antarctica. George Philip. 1988 reprint of 1983 edition. 50 years of Antarctic photographs with superb illustrations. 168pp.
Bonner, W & Croxall J.P
Bird Island, South Georgia: Environmental Assessment. BAS, NERC, 1988. Illustrated Report, card covers, 26pp.
Antarctic Housewife. 1996 reprint. S. Georgia in 1960s. 190pp illus.
South Georgia. Gov of SG and SSI. 1997 29pp colour illus booklet.
Shackleton at South Georgia. Private. 2001. 24pp part colour illus booklet in card cover with introduction by Alexandria Shackleton.
Cook, Frederick, A
Through The First Antarctic Night 1898-1899. Hurst 1980 facsimile of 1900 ed. Voyage of the Belgica. 478pp, 200 + illus..
Facsimile Extract from A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World 1777. Chaps 5-7 discovery of S.Georgia, Sand-wich Land, formation of ice islands. 45pp+2 prints Possession Bay.
De Gerlache, Adrien
Voyage of the Belgica: Fifteen Months in the Antarctic. Bluntisham 1998 from 1902 edition. 202pp, illustrated.
A Whaling Enterprise: Salvesen in the Antarctic. M. Russell 1998. History of c20 Antarctic whaling and South Georgia. 190pp, illus.
Fogg G E
A History of Antarctic Science. C.U.P 1992. 483pp, illus.
Water, Ice & Stone: Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes. Harmony 1995. Antarctica’s dry valley lakes. 287pp + map.
South Pole 2000: Five Women in Search of an Adventure. Virgin 2000. 259pp, illustrated.
James, Capt Thomas
The Strange and Dangerous Voyage in the Intended Discovery of the North-west Passage into the South Sea 1631 and 1632. and La Peyrere An Account of Iceland and Green land 1644 and 1646. AES 2000 reprint of 1732 ed. 765pp. See No 197 for further detail.
Jones A G E
Antarctica Observed. 1982. First sightings of continent. 118pp.
King, H G R
The Wicked Mate: The Antarctic Diary of Victor Campbell. Bluntisham 2001. The Northern Party nd the Terra Nova Expedition. 192pp, illustrated.
South Georgia Gateway to Antarctica. Bluntisham 2003. Account of a stay on the island in 1927-28. 294pp, illustrated, folding map.
Antarctica: The Last Frontier. Boxtree 1989. Illus softback. 208pp.
Meadows et al
The Antarctic. World Bibliog. Series No 171. Clio 1994. 385pp.
Wings Over Ice: The Falkland Islands & Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition. 1986. 1956-57 expedition. 167pp softback.
Parmalee, D F
Antarctic Birds: Ecological and Behavioural Approaches. Univ of Minnesota Press. 1992. 203pp, illustrated, landscape A4.
Piggott, Jan (ed.)
Shackleton, The Antarctic and Endurance. Dulwich College 2000. Essays and exhibition catalogue.
Southern Ocean Cruising Handbook. 1991. 60pp, illus.
Richards, R W
The Ross Sea Shore Party 1914-17. Bluntisham 2003. The story of the other half of Shackleton’s Endurance expedition. 44pp,illustrated.
The Voyages of the Discovery: the Illustrated History of Scott’s Ship. 2001. 160pp, illus.
South: Journals of His Last Expedition. No date c. 2000. 380pp
An Unsung Hero Tom Crean, Antarctic Survivor. Hodder Headline 2001. 341pp, illustrated
I May Be Some Time: Ice and English Imagination. 1996. 371pp.
Stokke, O S & Vidas D
Governing the Antarctic: The Effectiveness and Legitimacy of the Antarctic Treaty System. 1996. 464pp.
Vodka on Ice: A Year with the Russians in Antarctica. 2002. 165pp, illustrated, index. Author signed.
Forty Years on Ice: A Lifetime of Exploration and Research in the Polar Regions. 1998. 228pp, illustrated, index. Author signed
Foothold on Antarctica: The First International Exp (1949-52) Through the Eyes of its Youngest Member. 1999. 260pp. Illus
Voyage to the South. Agnews 1991. Paintings of S.Georgia & Falklands. 96pp. Softback.
Elephant Island and Beyond: The Life and Diaries of Thomas Order-Lees. Bluntisham 2003. 339pp, illus.
Viola H J & Margolis C
Magnificent Voyagers: The U.S. Exploring Expedition 1838-1842. Smithsonian 1985. 303pp large format softback, illus.
Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica. Cape 1996. 306pp. Illus.
Williams A et al
Penguins of the World: A Bibliography. BAS 1985. 255pp.
Endurance an Epic Polar Journey. Norton 1999. Reprint of 1931 ed with intro by P OBrien. 310pp, illustrated.
Yelverton, D E
Antarctica Unveiled: Scotts First Expedition and the Quest for the Unknown Continent. Univ Press Colorado 2001. 472pp, illus
MAPS AND CHARTS
S. Georgia Ed 1 OS 1958. Colour on single sheet. 68 x 93 cm.
S. Georgia inc. S. Sandwich Islands. 2002. pub. Ocean Explorer Maps. Double sided with colour with much printed information.
1:12.25 million & 1: 2.75 m
Visitor’s map of the Antarctic Peninsula Region and Map of the Antarctic Continent. 2002. pub. Ocean Explorer Maps. Double sided with colour with much printed information.
Re-opening of Port Lockroy set of 4 by G Barber. PO, RMS Scoresby, plan, view.
British Antarctic Territory set of 6 by G Barber. Penguins on Peterman island, Alexander island, Vinson Massif, Paradise Bay, Mt Dewe, Pirrit Hills and Twin Otter.
Set of 4 S Georgia Views by G. Barber. Mt Sugartop, Gold Harbour, Fortuna Bay, Grytviken.
MAGAZINES (Complete except where stated)
Mar 1966. Surveys in South Georgia by P F Fagan. 3pp, illus.
Physiography and Glacial Geology of East Antarctica by Griffith Taylor et al. Nov 1914. 15pp, illus.
Antarctic Prospect: The Poetry of Snow and Ice. Dec 1941. 6pp.
An International Expedition to Antarctica by L P Kirwan. Nov 1949. 9pp.
Antarctica: An Airmans View by G B Walford. Oct 1950 8pp.
Rookery Island by H F Doutch (Macquarie Is). Sept 1952. 8pp.
Across the Antarctic. By Sir V Fuchs. July 1958. 12pp
Russians in Antarctica. by C Swithinbank. Feb 1966.14pp.
Antarctic Link with the Andes – S. Georgia. C Clapperton. Nov 1971. 7pp.
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS.
50th Anniversary of S Pole Discovery. 2.12.1961. 1/6th page photo.
Adams R & Lockley R
Voyage Through the Antarctic. 1982. Voyage in Linblad Explorer – S Shetlands, McMurdo, MacQuarie etc. Illus 160p softback.
Mrs Chippy’s Last Expedition. 1998. Softback 170pp, illus. Mint
Expedition South. 1954-56 Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey of Graham Land. 1957. 208pp, illus. Chipped DJ. Inscription.
Expedition South. 1954-56 Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey of Graham Land. 1957 Travel Book club ed. 208pp, illus.
As above No DJ
Shipping Wonders of the World. March 1936. Article “There She Blows” 7pp illustrated article on whaling inc fine full page image of Terra Nova and other illus. Complete magazine
Antarctica: A Traveller’s Tale. 1980. 182pp, illustrated.
The White Desert. 1958. Commonwealth Trans-Ant Exp 205pp,illus.
As above but Travel Book club edition
Beyond Endurance: An Epic of Whitehall and the South Atlantic. 1997. 254pp, illus. Near mint
Antarctica The Last Horizon. 1979. 138pp, illustrated. Near mint
Bernacchi, L C
A Very Gallant Gentleman 1935. 240pp, illus. Small inscr. No DJ.
The Last Wilderness, Eighty Days in Antarctica. 1991. Greenpeace in the Antarctic. 250pp, illustrated.
Bruce, William S
Polar Explortion. 1911. Home Univ of Modern Knowledge ed. 256pp. No DJ
Buxton, Cindy & Annie Price
Survival: South Atlantic. 1983 account of wildlife and the Argentine invasion by Anglia Survival team. Beautifully illustrated. 237pp.
Byrd, Richard E
Discovery: The Story of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition. 1935. 1st ed. 405pp. Illustrated. No D/J
The White: Last Days of the Antarctic Journeys of Scott nd Mawson 1911-1913. 1999. 287pp. Mint
Antarctica The Last Continent. 1974. 256pp, illustrated.
The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery. 1967.
The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913. 1937 1st penguin softback edition. In 2 vols. 570pp.
As above but 1948 penguin softback single vol edition. 570pp.
Discovery II in the Antarctic: The Story of British Research in the Southern Seas. 1963. 255pp, illus. VG.
Collier, G & P
Antarctic Odyssey: In the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers. 1999. 194pp, colour illustrated. Near mint.
Penguin Road. 1955. Childrens book about the 1953 Australian Antarctic expedition. Illus by F Norton. 80pp. Torn DJ.
The Quiet Land: The Antarctic Diaries of Frank Debenham. 1992. 207pp, illus. Near mint.
De Brossard, Amiral
Kerguelen: Le Decouvreur. 1970. Biography of the French explorer (in French). 2 vols 594pp & 538pp. Illus. Sl torn DJ.
Snow in Summer. 1967. Children’s adventure on Ross Island. 163pp.
Dodge, Carroll W
Lichens and Lichen Parasites. BANZARE Reports. Series B Vol VII. July 1948. Missing paper cover, small library stamp. 276pp.
Evans, Sir E
British Polar Explorers. 1946 Britain in Picture Series. 48pp, illus.
Evans, Sir E
South With Scott. 1921. 283pp, illus, folding map. Sl foxing, boards stained. Prize sticker on fep.
Barrows Boys. 1998. 489pp illustrated. Mint. Sir John Barrow and Polar and African exploration in the early c19.
Life in the Freezer: A Natural History of Antarctica. 1993. 224pp, illustrated. Near mint
A Time to Speak: An Autobiography. 1990. 310pp, illus. Near mint, spine of DJ faded.
Antarctic Adventure: The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition. 1959. 190pp, illus. Small inscrip otherwise VG
Fuchs, V & Hilary E
The Crossing of Antarctica: The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958. 1st ed 1958. 558pp, col illus, maps.
As above but No DJ
Elephant Island: An Antarctic Expedition. 1979. 256pp, illustrated.
As above. Good ex-library copy
The White Desert: The Official Account of the Norwegian-British- SwedishAntarctic Expedition. 1954. 256pp,illus. Sl torn DJ.
Antarctic Sanctuary: Summertime on Macquarie Island. 1967. 218pp, illus. Uncorrected proof, paper covers and torn DJ.
The Seventh Continent: A Woman’s Journey to Antarctica. 1969. 74pp, illus. Chipped DJ. Sl damp staining to rear cover and board.
Gordon Hayes, J
Antarctica: A Treatise on the Southern Continent. 1928. 448pp, 4 maps in end pocket. New spine with original cloth laid down. Boards worn, contents VG. One or two small library stamps.
Greely, A W
The Polar Regions in the Twentieth Century. 1929. 223pp, illus, slight foxing, no DJ.
The Race to the White Continent: Voyages to the Antarctic 1699-1839. 2000. 320pp. Near mint.
Captain Scott 1932. 240pp, illustrated. No DJ
Haley, Nelson Cole
Whale Hunt: Narrative of a Voyage by Harpooner in the Ship Charles W Morgan 1849-1853. 1948. 304pp, illus. No DJ. Spine faded and v.sl torn. Boards stained.
Douglas Mawson: The Life of an Explorer – A Pictorial Biography. 2000. 224pp, illus. Mint
The History of the Place Names of the Falkland island Dependencies (South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands). BAS Rport 101. 112pp, card covers (sl. creased) Author signed.
As above but near mint.
Hanel C and Chown S
An Introductory Guide to the Marion and Prince Edward Island Special Nature Reserves 50 Years After Annexation. 1998. 80pp, illustrated (some colour) A4. Card covers.
Hempleman, Adams, David
Toughing it Out: The adventures of a Polar Explorer and Mountaineer. 1997. 263pp, illus. Near mint.
Hempleman, Adams, David
Walking on Thin Ice: In Pursuit of the North Pole. 1998. 271pp, illus. Near mint.
Henry, T R
The White Continent: The Story of Antarctica. c1948 211 p, illus
Heyman, G et al
Report on an Environmental Impact Assessment of the Proposed Emergency Landing Facility on Marion Island 1987. SA National Scientific Programmes Report No 140. 209pp, illus.
Hillary, Sir Ed
No Latitude for Error. 1961. Trans-Antarctic exp. 255pp, illus.
Hillary, Sir Ed
His Autobiography: Nothing Venture, Nothing Win. 1975. 319pp, illus. VG.
The Race. 1976. Documentary novel of Scott & Amundsen. 256pp.
The Challenge of Antarctica. 1984. Distillation of Antarctic history and contemporary activities. 127pp, illustrated.
Shackleton. 1999. Softback edition. 774pp, maps and illus. Nr mint.
The Last Place on Earth. 1981 softback, 564pp, illus. Pages toned.
The Wandering Albatross. 1958. 99pp, illus.
Antarctica: The Last Great Wilderness. 1985. 206pp.
Kearns W etal
The Silent Continent. 1955. Antarctic explorers.237pp illus. No D/J.
The Conquest of the Antarctic. 1956. 152pp, illus. No D/J
Kirwan, L P
The White Road: A Survey of Polar Exploration. 1959. 374pp, illus
Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage. 1959 269pp Book club ed, no DJ.pages toned.
Antarctica: The Last Frontier. 1989. 208pp, illustrated.
Ice Bird: The First Single Handed Voyage to Antarctica. 1975. 224pp, illustrated. US ed.
Voyage to the Ice: The Antarctic Expedition of the Solo. 1979. Oceanic Res. Found. Exp to Ballenys & Cape Adare. 144pp, illus.
Lewis, Richard S
A Continent for Science: The Antarctic Adventure. 1965. 300pp, illustrated. Slightly torn DJ.
Lillie, Harry R
The Path Through Penguin City. 1955. 302pp, illustrated. No D/J
Limb S & Cordingley P
Captain Oates: Soldier and Explorer. 1982. Ex library, a bit grubby but intact with DJ.
As above but 1995 revised softback edition. Near mint.
The Last Continent. 1958. Historical and natural history account of Antarctica 248pp, Travel Book Club Ed. 10 illus, 1 map
Captain Scott -The Full Story. 1965. 239pp, illus. Chipped DJ.
McLaughlin, W R D
Call to the South: A Story of British Whaling in Antarctica. 1962. 185pp, illustrated.
Markham, Sir Clements
Antarctic Obsession: The British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04. 1986. 179pp, illus.
With Scott to the Pole. 1947. 48pp, illus. No DJ
Matthews, L Harrison
Sea Elephant: The Life and Death of the Elephant Seal. 1952, 185pp, illustrated.
The Home of the Blizzard: A True Story of Antarctic Survival. 1998 reprint. 438pp, illus, maps. Near mint.
Mear R & Swann R
In the Footsteps of Scott. 1987. Retracing the path of Scotts 1911-1912 journey. 306pp, illustrated.
Beyond the Frozen Sea. 1987. 255pp, illus.
There She Blows. 1952. 227pp, illustrated. No DJ
The Lonely South. 1958. 206pp, illustrated. Sl chipped DJ.
As above Travel Book Club ed. Identical.
A History of Polar Exploration. 1974. 208pp, large format, illus.
Neider, C (ed)
Antarctica: The Authentic Accounts of Life and Exploration. 1973. Anthology of Antarctic writing. 464pp, illustrated.
Research in the Antarctic: The Work of the British Antarctic Survey. 1983. 31pp colour illus booklet.
N Z Antarctic Society
Antarctic: A News Bulletin. Complete issues for 1975-1977 (12 issues). Each issue approx 35pp, with short illustrated non-technical articles on Antarctica present and past.
South Latitude. 1938. Whaling, S.Georgia, RRS Discovery II & Weddell Sea. 308pp, illus.. No DJ
As above but 1965 re-issue with DJ.
The Antarctic Ocean. 1948. 225pp, illus. Repaired DJ.
Five paperbacks. Reilly Ice Station. Kilian Ice Quake. Follett Ice, Diski Skating to Antarctica, Wilbur Smith Hungry as the Sea.
Parsons, C W
Penguin Embryos. 1934. Terra Nova Expedition Nat. Hist. Rept. Vol 1V no 7. 17pp, separately hard bound with small library stamps.
Up to the Pole 3pp article in complete ed Sept 1971 Stamp monthly. Two or Three of a Kind by R M Milner – polar postmarks offprint Stamp Weekly Jun 1965. Australian Philatelic Bulletin Sept 1973 Aus Ant Territory New Issue details. S.Georgia: The Largest Mammals in the World by G Moir GSM Nov 1994.
A First Rate Tragedy: Captain Scott’s Antarctic Expeditions. 1997. 269pp, illustrated. Near mint.
Daily Graphic. Four complete issues of the tabloid Daily Graphic covering the departure of the Quest. 15.9.1921 short interview with Frank Wild. 16.9.1921 single picture of Marr & Money. 17.9.1921 front full page “Shackleton and His Men Sail Southward To-day” with illus officers and scientifics. 19.9.1921. front full page “The Quest Leaves London Bridge”.
Of Whales and Men. 1956. 1st UK ed. 247pp, illus. Chipped DJ.
As above but book club edition.
Beyond the Barrier: The Story of Byrd’s First Expedition to Antarctica. 1990. 354pp, illustrated. Near mint
Ross, M J
Ross in the Antarctic. 1982. 276pp, illus. VG.
Two Voyages to the South Seas by Captain Jules S-C Dumont D’Urville ..1837-1840 in the Corvettes Astrolabe and Zelee. 1987. In two slip cased vols. 634pp in total as new. Illustrated. Includes historical background and biography of D’Urville as well as his translated log books.
Sapin-Jaloustre, Dr J
Report X – Enquete Sur Les Gelures a Propos des Observations de la ExpeditionAntarctique Francaise en Terre Adelie 1948-1951. 1956. 190pp, uncut, illus. Card covers, section of spine missing. In French.
Seventh Continent. 1953. Australia in Antarctica 1895-1950. Travel book club. 226pp, illus. Browned pages with D/J
Edward Wilson of the Antarctic: Naturalist and Friend. 1936. 301pp, illus. Sl foxing. No D/J.
As above 1963 softback.
Aurora Australis 1908-09: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. 1988. Near mint.
The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909. 1909 1st ed. 2 vols 372pp & 419pp. Complete with folding maps and panorama. New spine with original cloth laid down. Inscrip on f.e.p. Some slight foxing.
The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909. 1911. Popular edition. 368pp, illus, folding map. Inscription. No DJ spine faded.
Spencer Chapman, F
Watkins Last Expedtion. 1938 penguin paperback. 310pp, illus. Toned.
Animals of the Antarctic: The Ecology of the Far South. 1973 book club. 172pp, well illus. Slightly torn DJ.
Shadows on the Wasteland: Crossing Antarctica with Ranulph Fiennes. 1993. 182pp, illus. Near mint.
Quest for a Continent: The Story of Antarctic Exploration. 1957. 373pp, illus.
As above but no DJ.
Glacier Island: The Official Account of the British South Georgia Expedition 1954-1955. 224pp, 4 maps. Travel Book club ed.
Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World: Antarctica US Geol Survey Prof Paper 1386B. 277pp, illus in colour and b&w softback, 2 folded maps in pocket. Author signed.
Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1949-52 Scientific Results Vol III. Glaciology I. 1957. Six papers in four parts 158 pp in all plus plates.
The Ice Shelves. Offprinted from Antarctica: A New Zealand Antarctic Society Survey ed T Hatherton. 21pp, illus. Author signed
A Year with the Russians in Antarctica. Bound off print from Geog Journal Dec 1966. 13pp, 5 plates, map. Author signed.
To the Valley Glaciers That Feed The Ross ice Shelf. Bound off print from Geog Jnl Mar 1964. 17pp, 6 plates, 1 map.
British Antarctic Expedition 1910 Natural History Report; Botany Part II Marine Algae.. 27pp. Hard bound for lib..
Two Years in the Antarctic. Knell Press.1982 reprint of 1955 ed. Establishment of Marguerite Bay base in the 1940s. 194pp, 29 illus. Sl bumped top of spine
Trans Antarctic Expedition
The Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1956-1958. nd (1958?) 16pp illus. official booklet marking completion of the expedition. Rather worn.
Shackleton’s Captain: A Biography of Frank Worsley. 1999. 207pp, illustrated softbck. Near mint.
Polar Exploration. 1973. 167pp, illustrated.
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