Farthest North, Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram," 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey

Farthest North, Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram," 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey. Fridtjof Nansen.
Farthest North, Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram," 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey

Westminster: Archibald Contable, 1897. First UK edition. The English edition of the official account of the Fram expedition precedes the first Norwegian edition of the same year. Octavo, two volumes. Publisher's dark green cloth, with gilt titles and designs.

A Near Fine set. Light shelfwear at the extremities, light foxing to the page edges and lightly scattered throughout, both volumes with owner names (in pencil, dated 1897) and red stamps on the first blank. Overall, with gilt and cloth quite fresh, no tears to the maps at the rear, a very presentable copy. PMM 384 (for the Norweigian edition)
Near Fine (Item #1931)

Price: $500