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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 271


Estimate: $263 - $300

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Year/Century: 19th century
Language: English
Subject: Illustrated
Binding: Hardcover
Description: Fridtjof NANSEN (1861–1930). Farthest North. The text reads, "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." Translation of Fram over polhavet, den norske polarfaerd 1893-96. 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. Harper & Brothers, New York, 1897 Two volumes, measuring 6 3/4 by 9 1/2", pages 587 and 729. View of arctic mornings and evenings, northern lights, walruses, etc. are provided by chromolithographs, 16 color plates, 120 black and white plates, and an etched frontis portrait. There are four loose folding maps in the front pocket. Original pictorial brown cloth, top edges gilt, others uncut; stamped in green, red, silver, and gilt. Terry R. Bruns is the provenance (ownership signature on pastedown). EDITION AMERICAN FIRST Excellent state


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