Fridtjof Nansen - Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram - 1898

Omschrijving
Fridtjof Nansen - Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram - 1898
Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis, Reizen, Verzamelwerken, Topografie, reisavonturen, verkenning, expeditie - Aantal: 2

Handsome two volumes set with full-page plates, colour plate, and numerous text illustrations

Fridtjof Nansen's "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 with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram.

Item Description
Complete two volumes set of ‘The Norwegian Polar Expedition 1893-1896’. Illustrated with colour plate, 110 full-page plates, and 90 text illustrations in facsimile from Dr. Nansen's own sketches, portrait and map.

Published by George Newnes, Ltd., London, 1898. Publisher’s original blue cloth over bevelled boards, upper boards blocked in gilt, silver and red, with vignettes depicting Fram icebound, spines blocked in gilt and silver with titles and vignettes.

Volume I. Frontispiece portrait of ‘Fridtjof Nansen with facsimile signature’
Dedication page & publishers note
1 colour plate. 59 full-page plates. 51 in-text illustrations
Number of Pages: 480

Volume II. Frontispiece ‘Sailing Kayaks’.
51 full-page plates. 39 in-text illustrations. In-text map.
Number of Pages: 456 including index

Book Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 cm
Combined weight in excess of 2.4 kg.

Condition
A well preserved set. Solid and well bound books. Boards have slight wear with rubbing and bumping to corners. Internally the books are is in very good condition. No writing or inscriptions. Few library stamps and some marks to past down pages where labels have been removed. Occasional foxing and spotting to some pages. There is no folding map within volume two, and it is not included with the list of illustrations page. Inner hinge are very good with few splits at couple places, pages are tightly held at the gutter. The text and plates are clean and bright. The two volumes are beautifully bound, designed and illustrated (Lovely Volumes) (Please see pictures).





Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
2
Onderwerp
Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis, Reizen, Topografie, reisavonturen, verkenning, expeditie, Verzamelwerken
Auteur/ Illustrator
Fridtjof Nansen
Boektitel
Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram
Staat
Zeer Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1898
Druk
Eerste druk
Taal
Engels
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
George Newnes, Ltd.
Band
Harde kaft
Aantal pagina‘s.
936
Afmetingen
23,5×16,5 cm
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