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  1. "Farthest North"
    NANSEN, Fridtjof. "Farthest North"

    1897

    First edition, preceding the first Norwegian edition of the same year. Nansen's expedition was "a remarkable achievement in Polar exploration" (Printing and the Mind of Man), undertaken "with the object of investigating the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice with the currents northwest from the New Siberian Islands across or near the... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 143203

  2. Lost in the Arctic.
    MIKKELSEN, Ejnar. Lost in the Arctic.

    London : 1913

    First edition. "In the autumn of 1909, Mikkelsen took his first sledging excursion, penetrating as far as Lamberts Land ... On 3.3.10, with Iversen as his sole companion, Mikkelsen set out towards the north in search of the Mylius-Erichsen documents. Crossing the Greenland ice cap, the two men eventually arrived at Danmark Fjord, where Mylius-Erichsen's... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 134605

  3. Farthest North.
    NANSEN, Fridtjof. Farthest North.

    London : 1898

    Second UK edition, issued the year after the first. This edition is the first to be bound in the distinctive, elaborately decorated, cloth, here found in notably bright condition. This is the official account of the first Fram expedition of 1893-1896, "a remarkable achievement in Polar exploration" (PMM).

    The expedition was undertaken "with the... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 146749

  4. Farthest North.
    NANSEN, Fridtjof. Farthest North.

    London : 1898

    Second UK edition, issued the year after the first. This edition is the first to be bound in the distinctive, elaborately decorated, cloth, here found in notably bright condition. This is the official account of the first Fram expedition of 1893-1896, "a remarkable achievement in Polar exploration" (PMM).

    The expedition was undertaken "with the... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 142160

  5. Farthest North.
    NANSEN, Fridtjof. Farthest North.

    London : 1898

    Second UK edition, issued the year after the first. This edition is the first to be bound in the distinctive, elaborately decorated, cloth, here found in notably bright condition. This is the official account of the first Fram expedition of 1893-1896, "a remarkable achievement in Polar exploration" (PMM).

    The expedition was undertaken "with the... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 144275

  6. Dvadtsat' sem' mesyatsev na dreyfuyushchem korable «Georgiy Sedov» (Twenty-seven months on the drifting ship "Georgiy Sedov").
    CHERNENKO, M. B., & L. V. Khvat. Dvadtsat' sem' mesyatsev na dreyfuyushchem korable «Georgiy Sedov» (Twenty-seven months on the drifting ship "Georgiy Sedov").

    Leningrad : 1940

    First edition of this uncommon account from the Heroic Era of Soviet Arctic Exploration. In 1937 the icebreaker Georgiy Sedov was sent to the assistance of two fellow icebreakers trapped in the frozen Polar Sea, but was encircled in the pack ice and joined them in captivity. The two smaller vessels were freed by Yermak early in 1938, but Sedov was obliged... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 141257

  7. Fox-Expeditionen i Aaret 1860
    ZEILAU, Theodor. Fox-Expeditionen i Aaret 1860

    Copenhagen : 1861

    First and only edition; an important and attractively illustrated work on the British survey of the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland in conjunction with the laying of the North Atlantic telegraph cable. The steam yacht Fox, purchased and fitted out by Lady Franklin, had most famously been used during McClintock's search for the Franklin expedition... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 127072

  8. The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry.
    LYON, George Francis. The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry.

    London : 1824

    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author, "Miss Smith, with the best regards of an old acquaintance - Geo. F. Lyon" on the title page. Commissioned lieutenant in 1814, Lyon (1795-1832) accompanied Joseph Ritchie's abortive expedition into southern Libya in 1818 (having replaced Frederick Marryat), publishing a well-received account... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 120217

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