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
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MACLEAN, Charles., An Excursion in France, and Other Parts of the Continent of Europe; from the Cessation of Hostilities in 1801, to the 13th of December 1803. Including a narrative of the unprecedented detention of the English travellers in that country, as prisoners of war., [A. Strahan] for T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1804
BARROW, John, Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, made and collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton. In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations. Illustrated with several engravings., Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804