Life of Fridtjof Nansen. 3rd ed.


(NANSEN, Fritdjof). BAIN, J. Arthur. Life of Fridtjof Nansen . Scientist and Explorer. Including an Account of the 1893-1896 Expedition. With numerousillustrations and map. L.: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1897. Third Edition. Pp. [8],(i)-x,(1)-290,[12], port. frontis., + 11 p. of plates and 1 map leaf. Illustrated. 8vo, bevelled maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine, gilt Nansen portrait to front, t.e.g. Contents: 1. Preterita, 2. Science, Sport, and Exploration, 3. Personalia, 4. Fru Nansen, 5. Nansen's Home. Interview with Fru Nansen, 1893, 6. A Chat about the Fram with Mr. Colin Archer, 7. Arctic Equipment. By J. Russell-Jeaffreson, 8. Where an Expedition is Needed, 9. Arctic Sport, 10. How can the North Polar region be crossed?, 11. Nansen's Arctic Ship, 12. Criticisms on Nansen's Plan,13. "We are thirteen all told", 14. The Departure. Norway to Novaya Zemlya , 15. Three Years' Silence, 16. A Talk with Dr. Nansen, September, 1896, 17. Conclusion. Extra plate at p. 90 of Jeaffreson. Spine sunned and edgeworn, light wear to corners, bookplate to front pastedown, else vg. 125.00

Title: Life of Fridtjof Nansen. 3rd ed.

Author Name: NANSEN, Fritdjof). BAIN, J. Arthur BAIN, J. Arthur RUSSELL-JEAFFRESON, J.

Categories: 70,

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., London, 1897,:

Seller ID: 65388

Keywords: NAUTICAL NORWAY ARCTIC EXPLORATION POLAR BIOGRAPHY,