Fridtjof Nansen's Farthest North. 2vols. rebound.


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. About one hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations and coloured plate in facsimile from Dr. Nansen's own sketches, portrait, and maps. In two volumes. L.: George Newnes, Ltd., 1898. I: Pp. (i)-xv,[1],1-480; II: Pp. (i)-viii,(1)-456, including frontispiece and illustrations. 8vo, rebound in brown cloth with new endpapers, maroon gilt lettered calf spine panels, all edges specked red. Contents: Vol. 1: 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, 9. We Prepare for the Sledge Expedition, 10. The New Year 1895, 11. We Make a Start. Vol. 2: 1. We Say Good-bye to the Fram, 2. A Hard Struggle, 3. By Sledge and Kayak, 4. Land at Last, 5. The New Year, 1896, 6. The Journey Southwards. With theReport of Captain Otto Sverdrup at rear, covering the time after Nansen an d Johansen's departure. Rebound, very small dampstain to fore-edge of vol. 1 title page, occasional light smudging to margins, gift inscription verso first blank of vol. 2, namestamps, else vg. For the set. 250.00

Title: Fridtjof Nansen's Farthest North. 2vols. rebound.

Author Name: NANSEN, Fridtjof JOHANSEN, Lieut. SVERDRUP, Otto, Captain (appendix)

Categories: 70,

Publisher: George Newnes, Ltd., London, 1898,:

Seller ID: 65494

Keywords: NAUTICAL NORWAY ARCTIC POLAR EXPLORATION 19TH,