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There are 12 books available in this grouping:

The Antarctic Paintings of Edward Seago

The Antarctic Paintings of Edward Seago

By Julian Dowdeswell and Heather Lane

This volume of Edward Seago's dramatic paintings of Antarctica, accomplished during the voyage of HMY Britannia in 1956-57, includes a selection of works from the private collection of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Over 30 of Seago's oils are presented in full colour, along with a brief biography, an account of the voyage and a description of the landscape of Antarctica illustrated by a series of modern photographs.

Published: 2006 by Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England

Price: £20.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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Blue Ice

Blue Ice

By Alex Bernasconi

Blue Ice, from the award-winning photographer Alex Bernasconi, provides a remarkable record of an eco-system at risk, revealing the extraordinary, unexpected beauty of the Antarctic, the most remote and endangered place on Earth. With foreword by Professor Julian Dowdeswell, Director of SPRI.

Published: 2015 by Papadakis

Price: £30.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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CAPE DORSET PRINTS - A Retrospective

CAPE DORSET PRINTS - A Retrospective

By LESLIE BOYD RYAN

In 1956, artist James Houston came with his wife, Alma, to Cape Dorset as the northern service officer with the Canadian government's Department of Northern Affairs. One of his duties was to foster the production of carvings and other handicrafts by the Inuit residents. By 1959, the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative had been formed, laying the groundwork for a legendary printmaking tradition. Today, the annual release of Cape Dorset prints, produced by the Co-operative's Kinngait Studios, is eagerly anticipated by collectors from around the world.

Published: 2007 by Pomegranate

Price: £40.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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Edward Wilson's Nature Notebooks

Edward Wilson's Nature Notebooks

By David Wilson and C.J.Wilson

This volume contains the bulk of Edward Wilson's non-Antarctic work - from the Notebooks and other sources - reproduced in chronological order, showing his development as an artist. There is also a selection of quotations from the Notebooks' observations and annotations, in keeping with the scrapbook flavour of many of the pages.

Published: 2004 by Reardon Publishing, Cheltenham, England

Price: £39.95 (VAT not chargeable)

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Face to Face, Polar Portraits

Face to Face, Polar Portraits

By Huw Lewis-Jones

This unique book is the first to examine the history and role of polar exploration photography and showcases the very first polar photographs of 1845 through to images of the present day. It features the first portraits of explorers, some of the earliest photographs of the Inuit, the first polar photographs to appear in a book and rare images never before published from many of the Heroic-Age Antarctic expeditions. Almost all the historic imagery - daguerreotypes, magic lantern slides, glass plate negatives and images from private albums - have never been before the public eye.

SPRI's touring exhibition may also be of interest:
http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/museum/exhibitions/facetoface/touring.html.

Published: 2008 by Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England

Price: £10.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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FORTY BELOW - TRADITIONAL LIFE IN THE ARCTIC

FORTY BELOW - TRADITIONAL LIFE IN THE ARCTIC

By Bryan Alexander

A beautiful collection of photographs all taken by Bryan and Cherry Alexander illustrating various topics in the Arctic, Arctic Hunters in Winter, Arctic Hunters in Summer, Arctic Herders in Winter, Arctic Herders in Summer and Spirits of the Arctic.

Published: 2011 by Arctica Publishing

Price: £40.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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Islands of the Arctic

Islands of the Arctic

By Julian Dowdeswell and M Hambrey

A richly illustrated insight into the evolution of the Arctic landscape, with superb photographs from the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Greenland, Svalbard and the Russian Arctic.

Published: 2002 by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

Price: £32.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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The Northern Lights - Celestial Performances of the Aurora Borealis

The Northern Lights - Celestial Performances of the Aurora Borealis

By Daryl Pederson

The dark expansive Alaskan skies offer the ultimate viewing stage for the northern lights, also called the aurora borealis, born from solar winds reacting with the earth's magnetic field. Dedicated aurora borealis hunters and veteran Alaska photographers Calvin Hall and Daryl Pederson have captured breathtaking images of this spectacular natural phenomenon. The book is filled with stunning photography as well as an informative essay by Ned Rozell.

Published: 2015 by Sasquatch Books

Price: £14.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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Seago A Wider Canvas - The Life of Edward Seago with writings by his brother, John

Seago A Wider Canvas - The Life of Edward Seago with writings by his brother, John

By Jean Goodman

From the circus to the ballet, from Royalty to Antarctica, Edward Seago painted his way across the diversity and grandeur of English life. He wrote nine books and collaborated on three volumes of verse and pictures with the Poet Laureate, John Masefield. John Seago followed a differnt course. He spent most of his life in Africa working with animals, organising humane catching and shipping of wildlife from Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda to British and other zoos. The brothers, each in their own ay, lived life to the full.

With a foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.

Published: 2002 by The Erskine Press

Price: £14.95 (VAT not chargeable)

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Sidney Nolan: Antarctica

Sidney Nolan: Antarctica

By Mr Anthony Plant, Heather Lane and Robert Douglas Smith

Sir Sidney Nolan is possibly Australia's most significant and internationally acclaimed artist. A special exhibition of his paintings of Antarctica is being shown at the Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute from 30 September to 18 December 2010.
Only a few of Nolan’s Antarctic works remain in Britain. They are part of a series painted in 1964 after Nolan visited the Antarctic as a guest of the US Navy during Operation ‘Deep Freeze’. The majority of the series is held in museums and galleries worldwide.
With the support of the Sidney Nolan Trust <http://www.sidneynolantrust.org/> and the Australian High Commission, the Polar Museum is delighted to present a selection from the small number of Nolan's Antarctic works which remain in Britain.
At the Adelaide festival in 1962, Nolan's friend Alan Moorehead, the Australian journalist and author, suggested a trip to the Antarctic. Moorehead, a freelance journalist for The New Yorker, then arranged for them to tour the US Naval and scientific bases in Antarctica. The visit became the inspiration for a major series of 68 paintings which Nolan completed in his studio in London. These vivid landscapes and portraits of the scientists and staff he encountered on the bases have never been shown in Cambridge before. The catalogue lists and describes the works featured in the exhibition.

Published: 2010 by Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England

Price: £7.95 (VAT not chargeable)

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TUVAQ - Inuit Art and the Modern World

TUVAQ - Inuit Art and the Modern World

By Ken Mantel

Inuit artefacts from the Canadian Arctic first came to Britain in 1738 when ivories collected in Hudson Strait were acquired by Hans Sloane and later gifted to the British Museum. 200 years later, modern Inuit carvings began to have an impact here when the art dealer Charles Gimpel staged an exhibition of Inuit Art in celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

Tuvaq: Inuit Art and the Modern World tells how British interest in Inuit art has grown in the past fifty years. Encouraged by a handful of committed enthusiasts and aided by a Heritage Lottery Fund Collecting Cultures award, a major public collection has now been established at the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge.

There is also a hardback version available at £39.95.

Published: 2010 by Sansom & Company

Price: £29.95 (VAT not chargeable)

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White Horizons

White Horizons

By David Walton and Bruce Pearson

British art from Antarctica, 1775-2006

Exhibition's catalogue, colour photographs, 56 pages, paperback.

Published: 2006 by Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting XXIX

Price: £5.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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