Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North. Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months'`Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen, with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. In Two Volumes.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof.

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NANSEN, Fridtjof. Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North. Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months'`Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen, with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. In Two Volumes. London : Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1897. Pp [1]-4(ads),(8),[1]-351,(1),5-7(ads); [1]-4(ads),[i]-vii,(1),[1]-471,(1),5-7(ads),+ folding map. 8vo, original brown printed wrappers. A volume in the Macmillan's Colonial Library. Contents: Vol. I: 1. Introduction. 2. Preparations and Equipment. 3. The Start. 4. Farewell to Norway. 5. Voyage through the Kara Sea. 6. The Winter Night. 7. The Spring and Summer of 1894. 8. Second Autumn in the Ice. Vol. II. : 1. We Prepare for the Sledge Expedition. 2. The New Year, 1895. 3. We Make a Start. 4. We Say Good-bye to the “Fram.” 5. A Hard Struggle. 6. By Sledge and Kayak. 7. Land at Last. 8. The New Year, 1896. 9. The Journey Southwards. Report of Captain OttoSverdrup : 1. March 15th to June 22nd, 1895. 2. June 22nd to August 15th, 1895. 3. August 15th, 1895, to January 1st, 1896. 4. January 1st to May 17th, 1896. 5. The Third Summer. Conclusion, by Fridtjof Nansen. Covers badly worn, chipped, and creased, spines cracked, owner's penned name and inkstamps, a poor copy in original wrappers. As is. 50.00

Title: Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North. Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months'`Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen, with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. In Two Volumes.

Author Name: NANSEN, Fridtjof.

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Publisher: Macmillan and Co, London , 1897,:

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