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2 vols. Size 9 x 6.5 inches. Attractive original bevelled blue pictorial cloth hardback with gilt and silver illustrations to spine and front. In very good condition. Some very light rubbing to boards. Volume I very light scuff center of spine, & a few very light creases. Pages very clean and tight throughout. Maps and plates all clean and tight. Else very clean and tight copies. 480, 456pp. With b&w photoplates, illustrations and photos in text. Large fold out colour map at rear Vol 1. Classic account of the Nansen’s ‘Fram’ expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration, every detail of which was worked out by Nansen himself and went absolutely according plan. "His account of the journey, Farthest North, was a worldwide bestseller and prepared him for an effective life of diplomacy. Although he planned other expeditions, they were not to be".
Title: Nansen’s "Farthest North". Two volumes. 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.
Categories: Antarctic / Arctic,
Publisher: George Newnes Ltd. 1898.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82452
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