NANSEN, Fridtjof (1861-1930). Farthest North: 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. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1897.

$ 600.00

2 volumes. 8vo., (9 5/8 x 6 ¾ inches). Two folding chromolithographed maps in pockets in volume one. Engraved frontispiece by Johan Nordhagen (1856-1956), illustrated with photographs throughout. Original publisher’s decorated olive green cloth, gilt, top edges gilt.

First American edition (first published in Norway in 1896). Ex-library copy, sold as-is with all faults.

72MMS28