Lot 674: Fridtjof Nansen's Farthest North

PBA Galleries

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2016-01-13 11:48:04

Lot 674: Author: Nansen, Fridtjof; Title: 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...; Place Published: London; Publisher: George Newnes; Date Published: 1898; Description: 2 volumes. xvi, 480; viii, 456 pp. Illustrated, maps. (8vo) modern calf-backed marbled boards, spines gilt. Second English Edition.Translation of "Fram over Polhavet, den Norske Polarfaerd 1893-96." Narrative of the First Fram expedition, 1893-1896, led by Nansen, with the object of investigating the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice with the currents northwest from the New Siberian Islands across or near the Pole.Lots sold without reserve are sold "as Is" and are not returnable under any circumstances. The minimum shipping and handling per invoice is $20 for shipments to the US and $30 for shipments outside the US, please consider this when determining your bid amount. Condition: Light foxing, tears and tape repairs to folding map; very good in fine modern bindings. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $10-100
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