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Farthest North : Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration on the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey. 2vols. 1st UK.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof JOHANSEN, Lieut.) SVERDRUP, Otto, Captain

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable and Company, Westminster, 1897,:

Seller ID: 65500


NANSEN, Fridtjof. Farthest North : Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration on 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 t he Fram. About one hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations, sixteen coloured plates in facsimile from Dr. Nansen's own sketches, etched portrait, photogravures, and maps. In two volumes. Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. First UK Edition. I: Pp. (i)-xiii,[3],(1)-510,[2], frontis., + 2 folding maps at rear and 55 p. of plates; II: Pp. ... View more info

Nansen in the Frozen World.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof) BERENS, S. L. (compiled and edited by) PEARY, R. E., Lieut. READ, John E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Constable, 1897,:

Seller ID: 67767


(NANSEN, Dr. Fridtjof). Nansen in the Frozen World. Preceded by a biographyof the great explorer and copious extracts from Nansen's "First Crossing o f Greenland," also an account by Eivind Astrup, of life among people near the Pole, and his Journey Across Northern Greenland with Lieut. R. E. Peary,U.S.N. Arranged and edited by S. L. Berens, Cand. Phil. Followed by a brie f history of the Principal Earlier Arctic Explorations from the ninth century to the Peary expedition, including those of Cabot, Frobisher, Bering, Sir John Franklin, Kane, Hayse, Hall, Nordenskjöld, Nares, Schwatka,... View more info

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Nansen the Explorer. in dj.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof). SHACKLETON, Edward SHACKLETON, Edward

Price: $85.00

Publisher: H.F. & G. Witherby, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 32683


(NANSEN, Fridtjof). SHACKLETON, Edward. Nansen the Explorer. L: H.F. & G. Witherby, (1959). Pp 209. Frontis., 12 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. While lauding Nansen's later humanitarian work, the author limits his narrative to the great man's accomplishments in the North: "Although I have relied almost wholly on published sources for my material, I hope that the book will provide a fresh evaluation and a more complete narrative than is at present available of Nansen's remarkable Arctic journeys." -from the Preface. Slight fading to bottom edge of cloth, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj.... View more info

Fridtjof Nansen : A World Explorer. ex-lib.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof). BERRY, Erick HUTCHINSON, William.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garrard, 1969,:

Seller ID: 31587


(NANSEN, Fridtjof). BERRY, Erick. Fridtjof Nansen: A World Explorer. Illustrated by William Hutchinson. Champaign, Ill.: Garrard Pub. Co., (1969). Pp 96. 8vo, ill. blue cloth. A brief biography of the great Norwegian explorerfor younger readers. Ex-library, cloth worn at extremities, else vg. 12.50 View more info

Nansen. green cloth

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof). HALL, Anna Gertrude NANSEN, Fridtjof) ARTZYBASHEFF, Boris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 62567


(NANSEN, Fridtjof). HALL, Anna Gertrude. Nansen the Explorer. Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff. NY: Viking Press, (1959). Fifth Printing, From New Plates. Pp 168. Illustrated with drawings to text, some full page. 8vo, lightgreen cloth. This biography of the well known Norwegian arctic explorer, a uthor, and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen by Anna Gertrude Hall receive a 1941 Newbery Honor book award [for children's literature]. More than half of the book focuses on Nansen's arctic exploration and the remainder celebrateshis humanitarian achievements as one of the great statesmen of Europe. It d... View more info

Nansen of Norway. 1st pr no dj.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof). TURLEY, Charles TURLEY, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Methuen and Co., London, 1933,:

Seller ID: 65356


(NANSEN, Fridtjof).TURLEY, Charles. Nansen of Norway. With four illustrations and two maps. L.: Methuen and Co., (1933). First UK Printing. Pp. [1],(1)-210,[2],(1)-8 of ads, port. frontis. of Nansen, + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, green cloth with gilt Norwegian flag illustration to front and gilt letteringto spine. A biography of the Norwegian arctic explorer and commander of th e Fram, who for a short time was the man who had gotten the closest to the North Pole near the end of the nineteenth century. Cocked, small dampstain to top edge, small white spot to bottom edge of front board, light wear to ... View more info

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First Crossing of Greenland. 1st ed, rebound in half leather

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof. GEPP, Hubert Majendi (trans.) KELTIE, J. Scott (intro.)

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, & Co., London, 1890,:

Seller ID: 30800


NANSEN, Fridtjof. The First Crossing of Greenland. Translated from the Norwegian by Hubert Majendi Gepp ; [introduction by J. Scott Keltie] ; with Maps and Numerous Illustrations. In Two Volumes. L.: Longmans, Green and Co., 1890. First Edition. Pp. [4],(i)-xxii,(1)-510,[6], frontis., + 6 p. of plates and 2 folding maps ; [4],(i)-x,(1)-509,3],(1)-24 of ads,[4], frontis., +4 p. of plates and 2 p. of folding maps. Illustrated with woodcuts to the text. 8vo, rebound in half green leather with marbled boards and gilt lettered maroon leather title block to spine, t.e.silver. Arctic Bibliography no.... View more info

Life of Fridtjof Nansen. 3rd ed.

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

Price: $125.00

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

Seller ID: 65388


(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 wit... View more info

Sailing Directions (Enroute) for Greenland and Iceland.

By: Navigation

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Defense Mapping Agency, Hydrographic / Topographic Center, Washington, D.C., 1986,:

Seller ID: 81344


(Navigation). Sailing Directions (Enroute) for Greenland and Iceland. Second Edition. (Washington, D.C.) : Defense Mapping Agency, Hydrographic / Topographic Center, 1986. Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-239,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, printed pale green card covers. Pub. 181. Very good. 60.00 View more info

Navy Ball ...- Bundles for Britain

By: Navy Ball) TOWERS, John Henry, Admiral FOWLER, Gene

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Bundles for Britain, New York, 1941,:

Seller ID: 81001


(Navy Ball). Navy Ball ...- Bundles for Britain. (New York : Bundles for Britain, 1941). Pp [1]-104. Illustrated. Advertisements. 4to, illustrated card covers. The Navy Ball was held at the Waldorf-Astoria, November 26, 1941.Bundles for Britain was an organization that provided non-military aid for the British people, knitted items, clothes, etc., made and collected mostl y by women. Upon the entrance of the United States into the war, Bundles for Britain evolved into the United States Naval Aide Auxiliary. Contents : How Bundles for Britain Started. Accomplishments. New Tasks Ahead – by Nat... View more info

Nelson : The Essential Hero. 1st US in dj.

By: NELSON, Horatio) Ernle BRADFORD BRADFORD, Ernle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1977, ISBN:0151122407:

Seller ID: 77829


(NELSON, Horatio) Ernle BRADFORD. Nelson : The Essential Hero . New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1977). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-368, + 8p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spnie. T op edge sunned, else vg in lightly nicked, unclipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Nelson's Way : Leadership Lessons from the Great Commander. pbk.

By: NELSON, Horatio) Stephanie JONES and Jonathan GOSLING JONES, Stephanie GOSLING, Jonathan RODGER, N.A.M., foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Boston, 2005, ISBN:1857883713:

Seller ID: 77894


(NELSON, Horatio) Stephanie JONES and Jonathan GOSLING. Nelson's Way : Leadership Lessons from the Great Commander . [Foreword by N.A.M. Rodger]. Boston: Nicholas Brealey Publishing, (2005). Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-234,(2). Illustrated. 8vo,, illustrated grey card covers with french flaps. A leadership/self-help manual infused with "the Nelson Touch"; using Lord Nelson's leadership methods in naval discipline and order, in today's world. Defense of broadside attacks not included. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Nelson of the Nile. From Southey's Life of Nelson

By: NELSON, Horatio).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 79034


(NELSON, Horatio). Nelson of the Nile. From Southey's Life of Nelson. London : Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1905. Pp [1]-80, including frontis. Text illustrations. Sm 8vo, printed blue limp cloth. Nelson's Supplementary Readers No. VII. Contents : Introduction. I. Early Experiences. II. Ill-requited Service. III. In the Mediterranean. IV. St. Vincent and Teneriffe. V. Victory of the Nile. VI. Battle of Copenhagen. VII. Off Toulon. VIII. The Battle of Trafalgar. Notes. Edgeworn, rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, pencilled initials to front endpaper, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Nelson of the Nile. From Southey's Life of Nelson

By: NELSON, Horatio).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 82675


(NELSON, Horatio). Nelson of the Nile. From Southey's Life of Nelson. London : Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1905. Pp [1]-80, including frontis. Text illustrations. Sm 8vo, printed blue limp cloth. Nelson's Supplementary Readers No. VII. Contents : Introduction. I. Early Experiences. II. Ill-requited Service. III. In the Mediterranean. IV. St. Vincent and Teneriffe. V. Victory of the Nile. VI. Battle of Copenhagen. VII. Off Toulon. VIII. The Battle of Trafalgar. Notes. Edgeworn, black stain to upper left and bottom right corners of volume, pencilling, else good. 15.00 View more info

Exploiting the Oceans. 1st UK.

By: NIGHTINGALE, Charles Methuen's Outlines series)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd., London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 78335


NIGHTINGALE, Charles. Exploiting the Oceans . London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1968). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),7-93,(3). Illustrated. Double column. Square 8vo, illustrated white card covered boards. A volume in Methuen's Outlines series. Contents: 1. The neglected wealth of the sea; 2. The food of fish; 3. Improving our fishing; 4. The encouragement of fish food; 5. Caring for fish; 6. Floating plants as food; 7. The uses of seaweed; 8. Whaling and sealing; 9. Oysters and other shellfish; 10. Other produce of the sea; 11. The exploration of deep water; 12. The mineral wealth of the sea; 13. A g... View more info

Winning the Radar War : A Memoir. Cdn in dj

By: NISSEN, Jack and A.W. COCKERILL COCKERILL, A.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, 1987,:

Seller ID: 14324


NISSEN, Jack and A.W. COCKERILL. Winning the Radar War : A Memoir. Tor.: Macmillan of Canada, (1987). Pp 224. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Finein fine dj. 25.00 View more info

Winning the Radar War : A Memoir : [The First-Hand Account of the Scientific Race that Changed World War II]. 1st US in dj.

By: NISSEN, Jack COCKERILL, A.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1987, ISBN:0312015356:

Seller ID: 78540


NISSEN, Jack and A.W. COCKERILL. Winning the Radar War : A Memoir : [Dj adds: The First-Hand Account of the Scientific Race that Changed World War II]. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). First American Printing. Pp. (4),[i]-xii,(2),1-224,(6), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Nova Scotia Fishing Industry : Statistical Overview

By: Nova Scotia - Department of Fisheries

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of Fisheries, 1983,:

Seller ID: 78970


(Nova Scotia - Department of Fisheries). The Nova Scotia Fishing Industry :Statistical Overview. N..pl.: N.S. Department of Fisheries, n.d. [1983?]. Pp (68) unpaginated. Maps. Graphs. Tables. 4to, black comb-bound white cardcovers. Contents: A. Economic Impact. B. Employment and Earnings. C. Landi ngs and Values. D. Products and Exports. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Across Three Oceans. 2nd Mariners pr in dj

By: O'BRIEN, Conor Mariners Library No.08 WORTH, Claud, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968,:

Seller ID: 79103


O'BRIEN, Conor. Across Three Oceans. With an Introduction by Claud Worth. Illustrated. L.: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968. Later printing. Pp 272. Maps. Sm 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyed navy. Later printing of Toy 453. The Mariner's Library No.8. Chapters: I. Ways and Means; II. Crossing the Atlantic; III. To the Eastward; IV. A South African Interlude; V. The Indian Ocean; VI. Australasia; VII. Tonga; VIII. Cape Horn; IX. The Falkland Islands; X. South American Waters; XI.The Return; XII. On Ocean Cruising. Vg in lightly nicked, corner clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Long Voyage Home : Seven Plays of the Sea. in dj.

By: O'NEILL, Eugene Modern Library 111)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Modern Library, New York, 1940,:

Seller ID: 63823


O'NEILL, Eugene. The Long Voyage Home : Seven Plays of the Sea. NY: The Modern Library, (1940). Pp. [6],(1)-217,[1]. 8vo, grey cloth with green gilt lettered title blocks to front and spine. Modern Library #111. Seven nautical plays by the American playwright, including: "The Moon of the Caribbees","Bound East for Cardiff", "The Long Voyage Home", "In the Zone", "Ile", "W here the Cross is Made", and "The Rope". Name, else vg in lightly nicked, bright dj. 15.00 View more info