The "Fram" Expedition. Nansen in the Frozen World; Preceded by a biography of the great explorer and copious extracts from Nansen's "First Crossing of Greenland," also an account by Eivind Astrup, of life among people near the pole, and his Jouney Across Northern Greenland with Lieutenant R. E. Peary, U.S.N. Followed by a brief history of the principal Earlier Arctic Explorations from the ninth century to the Peary Expedition, including those of Cabot, Frobisher, Bering, Sir John Franklin, Kayne, Hayes, Hall, Nordenskjold, Nares, Schwatka, DeLong, Greely, and others.
Philadelphia: A.J. Holman, . Hardcover. Bound in publisher's original quarter maroon leather with maroon cloth on boards. Spine stamped in gilt, printed endpapers, and marbled edges. Frontispiece portrait of Nansen. Profusely illustrated. Very good. Item #9028325
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