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
Mandeville, John, Tractato dele piu’ maraviliose cose e piu’ notabile che si trouino in le parte del mondo redutte e colte sotto brevita in lo presente compendio del strenuissimo caualiere Ioanne de Mandauilla anglico nato nela cipta de sancto Albano, Per Manfredo de Sustreno daca Bonis 1505
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SHARP, Samuel., Letters from Italy, describing the Customs and Manners of that Country, In the Years 1765, and 1766. To which is Annexed, An Admonition to Gentlemen who pass the Alps, in their Tour through Italy. The Second Edition., [R. Cave] for W. Nicol, T. Becket, P. A. de Hondt and T. Cadell, 1767