NANSEN, Fridtjof (1861 - 1930)
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. About one hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations and coloured plate in facsimile from Dr. Nansen’s own sketches, portrait and maps. London : George Newnes, Ltd., 1898. Second English edition, in the dramatic illustrated binding. Two volumes, decorative pictorial cloth over bevelled boards (rubbing to corners, head and foot of spine, corners bumped), patterned endpapers, pp. xv; (iii); 480; viii;456, numerous illustrations, large folding map, a very good set.