The long out-of-print Farthest North, one of the first titles in the library’s Exploration series, recounts Dr. Fridtjof Nansen’s epic pursuit of the North Pole. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace .. Shortly after his return he learned that his Farthest North record had been passed, by members of the Duke of the Abruzzi’s Italian expedition. Paperback. New. Only available edition of this exploration classic. In Fridtjof Nansen set sail for the North Pole in the Fram, a ship specially designed to be.

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Showing best matches Show all copies. What makes Biblio different? Sign In Register Help Cart. A bright set of the first US edition in Nearly Fine condition.

A most handsome and collectible documentation of historical significance. All fridtjot folded maps present. Arctic Bibliography ; The Nobel Laureate’s account of his three-year long expedition.

In Fridtjof Nansen set sail for the North Pole in the Fram, a ship specially designed to be frozen into the polar ice cap, withstand its crushing pressures, and so drift North.

Given up for dead, he traveled miles farther north than anyone else in the past four hundred years. Top edges gilt, two sides un-cut; Vol.

Books Tell You Why, Inc. Interlink Publishing Group, Archibald Constable and Co. Illustrated fridtjov over wonderful illustrations including 16 colour plates fron Nansen’s own sketches. Bound in the publisher’s original turquoise cloth with the great sailing ship Fram rendered in gilt on the front cover of volume I nanxen a scene depicting an explorer and dog sled team in a snow storm rendered in gilt on the cover of volume II.

The boards and spines are beautifully lettered in gilt. A near fine copy bright and clean showing only very light farthst. Former owner’s bookplate on ffep. Quaker Hill Books Published: The second English edition following the Archibald Constable publication from a year earlier.

Elaborate silver and gilt pictorial cloth binding. Little foxing, mainly to endpapers, rear endpapers of Volume II cracked, hinge a trifle weak, else Fine in alike custom cloth-slipcase; The Nobel Laureate’s account of his three-year long expedition. Given up for dead, he traveled miles farther north than anyone else in the past four hundred years; Vol.

Two folding chromolithographed maps dridtjof pockets in volume one. Engraved frontispiece by Johan Nordhagenillustrated with photographs throughout. Original publisher’s decorated olive green cloth, gilt, top edges gilt. First American edition first published in Norway in Ex-library copy, sold as-is with all faults. Used – Very Good. First edition in English.

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Some tridtjof to boards; corners moderately bumped. Hinges are starting, but holding well.

Farthest North – 1st Edition/1st Printing by Nansen, Fridtjof

Fxoing to initial and final leaves, and to edges of tet-block. With many plates some in colorand four color folding maps two at the end of each volume.

A very sound copy overall.

Powell’s Bookstores Chicago Condition: The first English issue Newnes was the following year of Nansen’s great polar exploration. Original green cloth, spines and front rfidtjof lettered in gilt with gilt illustration to front of each, slightly bumped extremities, tight bindings, a few small marks, but generally in very good order.

Farthest North

Title-pages lettered in red and black, nearly pages in all, mostly very clean with only occasional light spotting, many pages still uncut. Sixteen colour plates taken from Nansen’s own sketches, c. Included is a laid-in card with the author’s signature.

In sum, a fridjof good copy of the first English issue of Nansen’s important expedition. Farthest North [in 20 original parts] Nansen, Fridtjof20 original fortnightly publications of Nansen’s Farthest North contained in bound case. Each part consists of iv, 48, v-viii pages with adverts to front and rear, black and varthest photos, diagrams and maps, pages numbers are continuous throughout the publications, part 1 has a coloured plate towards rear entitled “Evening Among the Drift-Ice.

Two volumes, pp.

Farthest North by Fridtjof Nansen

Brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorations in gold, silver, green, and red on front board. Frontispiece with tissue guard in each volume, fafthest illustrations and 16 color plates, four folding color maps in protective holders on the front and rear boards in volume one.

Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. A handsome set of this first-hand account of the expedition led by Nansen to the North Pole from to Original owner’s signature and date March 22, in pencil on the free front endpaper of volume one Farhhest Bibliography Near Fine set with slight separation between the backstrip and the top textblock on volume one, light rubbing to bottom of spines of both volumes, offsetting to the endpapers of volume one from the cut-outs in the protective map holders.

Evening Star Books Published: Two volumes; complete with four maps in pockets in the first volume; bookplates; insignificant wear; near fine. Two volumes; complete with four maps in pockets in the first volume; bookplates; insignificant wear; nea. One of the four maps is missing. Includes about full-page and numerous text illustrations, 16 colored plates in facsimile from Dr.

Nansen’s own sketches, etched portrait, photogravures, and four maps. Nanwen Infinitum Books Condition: One of the four maps is m. Two volumes complete, in the original striking pictorial cloth. The covers are near-fine with sharp, bright decoration, lightly rubbed to the extremities.

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The contents are fine with occasional spotting. The folding map in Vol 2 is neatly folded and complete. Heavy set will require extra postage. With an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup. Frontispieces, contains about full-page plates, numerous illustrations, 16 colored plates in facsimile from Dr. Nansen’s own sketches, etched portrait, photogravures, 4 folding maps, appendix. Original brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, with additional gilt decorations, t.

I nirth, title detached in Vol. Bookplates of the Burndy Library and previous owner. Maps are each intact and complete. Jeff Weber Rare Books Published: Ships with Tracking Number! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Hardcover set xv,viii, pp. Dark green cloth with beveled edges, each volume with elaborate illustrations in gilt and silver on the cover and spine. All edges gilt, color plate, photographs, illustrations, folding color map, index.

Some wear at the edges and corners, and the map repaired with archival tissue. In mylar wrappers, the set is bright and the folding map clean.

Manca la carta geografica. Libreria Malavasi sas Published: Two volume set in the original decorative cloth.

Covers near-fine, sharp and bright, lightly rubbed to extremities. Contents fine with occasional spotting.

Map neatly folded with long fold tear and chipping to edge without affecting image. Previous owner details to front pastedowns. Heavy set may require extra postage. Books of Garten Published: Glacier Books are experienced and professional booksellers. We take pride in offering carefully described books and excellent customer service. First American edition, 2 volumes, large 8vo, pp. II bottom textblock edge, large dark stain on Vol.

II back cover; bookplate of John S. Ely mounted to front pastedowns some offsetting with gift inscription dated on front free endpapers; both title pages starting to loosen, else interior about fine.

Farthest North, Vol. II by Fridtjof Nansen

A beautiful set with hinges still intact. English translation of “Fram over polhavet, den norske polarfaerd ,” the narrative based on Nansen’s investigation of the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice currents from the New Siberian Islands northwest toward the Pole; “every detail Ex-library, with usual markings.

Some chipping to head of spines, but a solid, strong copy.