1897-1898. 3 vols., in large 8vo., original cloth binding with dark green embossed lettering, vignette illustrations printed on paper and pasted to front boards, pp. x, 527, ; viii, 507, ; viii, 519, , with numerous illustrations including 4 folding maps. Some signs of shelfwear, hinges a little tender, minor foxing to pages; otherwise very good. The first German edition of the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen’s account of the Arctic expedition of 1893 to 1896 which he led aboard the Fram. The Norwegian title is “Fram over Polhavet”, the first edition of which appeared in Oslo in the same year. It was contemporary also with the English language edition, titled, ‘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.’ Text in German.
NANSEN, Fridtjof; SVERDRUP, Otto., In Nacht und Eis. Die Norwegische Polarexpedition 1893-1896. Mit einem Beitrag von Kapitan Sverdrup, 207 Abbildungen, 8 Chromotafeln und 4 Karten. | Supplement. Wir Framleute. Von Bernhard Nordahl. Nansen und ich auf 86? 14′. Von Lieutenant Hjalmar Johansen. Mit 86 Abbildungen und 4 Chromotafeln. [3 vols.], F. A. Brockhaus, 1897
SKU: 034572 Categories: Biographies & Letters, German, History, Travel Tags: arctic circle, Exploration, Farthest North, Fram, Fram over Polhavet, Fridtjof Nansen, German translation, Greenland, In Nacht und Eis, nineteenth century, North Pole, Norway, Norwegian, Polar, Siberia