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

By: Fridtjof Nansen - Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg.

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Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888 and won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14" during his North Pole expedition of 1893-96. Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. [wiki]


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; A handsome and collectible copy. First Edition - First Printing. 2 Volumes, Complete. 8vo; 9.75 inches tall; 587 pages & 729 pages with index and Publisher's Advertisements. 120 full page and numerous text illustrations, 16 colored tissue-guarded plates, etched portrait, photogravures, and 4 loose maps in protective pockets.


Ref: Arctic Bibl. 11983

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

Author Name: Fridtjof Nansen - Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg.

Illustrator: Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram.

Categories: 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works, Polar Exploration, HISTORY, Maritime History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers,: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 011229

Keywords: Exploration, Polar Exploration, North Pole expedition, Nobel Peace Prize,