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Farthest North

by Nansen, Fridtjof

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London: George Newnes, Ltd.. Near Fine. 1898. 2nd UK Edition. Cloth. The second English edition following the Archibald Constable publication from a year earlier. Elaborate silver and gilt pictorial cloth binding. Little foxing, mainly to endpapers, rear endpapers of Volume II cracked, hinge a trifle weak, else Fine in alike custom cloth-slipcase; The Nobel Laureate's account of his three-year long expedition. In 1893 Fridtjof Nansen set sail for the North Pole in the Fram, a ship specially designed to be frozen into the polar ice cap, withstand its crushing pressures, and so drift North. Given up for dead, he traveled 146 miles farther north than anyone else in the past four hundred years; Vol. 1 & 2; 8vo; xvi, 480; viii, 456 pages; Not listed in Arctic Bibliography .

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Farthest North
Author
Nansen, Fridtjof
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
2nd UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Newnes, Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1898
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print
Bookseller catalogs
Legendary Books; Travel / Polar Travel & Exploration; By Year Of Issue / 1890s;

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Gilt
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