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Fram Over Polhavet, Den Norske Polarfaerd 1893-1896, Fridtjof Nansen, Rare, 1897

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Ebon et Noir                            

Fram Over Polhavet

Den Norske Polarfaerd 1893-1896

by Fridtjof Nansen

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FIRST EDITION

TWO VOLUMES

RARE

MAESTRO BOUND IN LEATHER

ILLUSTRATED IN COLOR & BLACK AND WHITE

WITH ALL FOLD-OUT MAPS INTACT

WRITTEN IN NORWEGIAN

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Publisher: H. Aschehoug & Co. Forlag, Kristiania 

Copyright: 1897

 Classic account of the first Fram expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration. Contains descriptions of the voyage from northern Norway July 1893, across the Kara Sea to the New Siberian Islands and the drift thence across the polar sea, September 1893 – March 1895. Includes account of Nansen’s and Johansen’s sledge journey toward the North Pole, their wintering on Franz Josef’s Land and the trip home, March 1895 – August 1896, with excerpts from Nansen’s diary and a supplement by Otto Sverdrup on the Fram’s drift in the ice, March 1895 – August 1896. ‘His account of the journey, Farthest North, was a worldwide bestseller and prepared him for an effective life of diplomacy. Although he planned other expeditions, they were not to be’ 

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CONDITION:  These two volumes are in very good condition. Leather. Contemporary, half morocco, with stunning textured leather tooling that resembles marbling/water. Spine lettered in gilt. With portrait frontispieces and several colored plates, 3 folding colored maps, and ca. 200 photographic illustrations and plates. There is some rubbing along corners and cover edges and spine hinges. Both volumes have exquisite  floral endpapers which are in good condition. Hinges are tight. Binding is square. Text block is crisp and clean. The maps are pristine. 

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Additional Information

Weight 9 lbs
Dimensions 14 x 12 x 4 in
Binding

Leather

Subject

Exploration & Travel

Origin

European

Country/Region of Manufacture

Norway

Year Printed

1897

Special Attributes

1st Edition, Illustrated

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