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 with an Appendix By Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram.

First edition, first printing. Two volumes. Publisher's original blue-green ribbed cloth, the spines lettered in gilt and with titles and illustration in gilt to the upper boards. Page edges untrimmed. Illustrated with an etched frontispiece portrait, 16 chromolithographs, 112 plates, 4 folding coloured maps and numerous in-text illustrations (entirely complete). A better than very good set, the bindings square and firm with a little bumping to the spine tips. The cloth and gilt very bright and fresh. The contents, with previous owner's bookplate and small inscription in ink to the front free endpaper of each volume and some foxing to the prelims and closed page edges, are otherwise in very good order and clean throughout. The folding maps, with a little minor creasing and toning to the blank margin of two, are otherwise in excellent, clean condition. The plates are likewise fresh and bright.

An account of the Norwegian explorer's 1893-96 Fram expedition to the North Pole. A classic work of polar exploration, superbly illustrated.

Stock code: 23765


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