LIFE AND EXPLORATIONS OF FRIDTJOF NANSEN.
Walter Scott, London, ND , revised and enlarged, xix, [i], 449pp, [i], [xviii] ads., frontis and 14 other half tone plates, 41 in text line and half tone ills., black endpapers, dark green cloth over bevelled edge boards, lettered and decorated in gilt at upper board, lettered in gilt and decorated in silver at spine, described on the title page as a 'new edition revised and considerably enlarged', dated by British Library as 1897, an illustrated account of the Norwegian explorer who led the first crossing of Greenland interior in 1888 and came the nearest so far to the true north pole in his expedition of 1893-96, shaken, rubbed at extrems., some slight fraying to cloth at tips, edges tanned, light foxing to prelims., ink name recto frontis, good,
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Keywords: travel exploration greenland north pole arctic norway norwegian explorer nansen