First edition. Scarce. With a profusion of illustrations both within the text and as plates as well as a number of maps including a number of which are large and folding. 8vo, original dark sea-blue cloth decorated and lettered in silver on spine and upper cover. x, 402 pp. A pleasing copy of this scarce book. A bit of mellowing to the colour of the cloth as is typical with the blue, some gentle age evidence, but a well preserved copy, quite bright and clean. SCARCE FIRST EDITION. The most significant biography of the man who, "in the teeth of scepticism and discouragement harder to face, perhaps, than the Arctic ice-pack and the month-long night, [led] the way into the very heart of the polar fastnesses.in one stride enormously reduced the unconquered distance, and.demonstrated the justice of his theory.from [his initial] campaigns [he returned] never [losing] a Norwegian life.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: FRIDTIOF NANSEN 1861-1893. Translated by ...
Publisher: London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1896
Book Description ReInk Books, 2018. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1896 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 154501538