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Paa Ski Over Gronland: en Skildring Af Den Norske Gronlands-Ekspedition 1888-89
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Paa Ski Over Gronland: en Skildring Af Den Norske Gronlands-Ekspedition 1888-89: [With Ski over Greenland ~ The First Crossing of Greenland: Expedition of 1888-89]

by Nansen, Fridtjof

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Kristiana (Oslo): H. Aschehoug,1890 - First Norwegian Edition. Thick 8vo., Vol. I: [xii], 704pp. frontis of Nansen, five full-page plates, numerous woodcuts, 5 fold-out maps – 4 in color; numerous woodcut illustrations in text, numerous black-and-white photographs in text – some full-page. Publisher's dark-green cloth pictorial boards and spine with bright gilt titles. A near fine copy showing prior owner's script signature on second blank end leaf, no foxing, folds or tears – very clean internally and exterior. A scarce and complete first Norwegian edition documenting this most important Norwegian Greenland Expedition. Arctic Bibliography 12010
Narrative of the expedition of Fridtjof Nansen and Otto Sverdrip with four companions to East Greenland with the objective of crossing the Greenland ice — a feat never before achieved. The book contains descriptions of the equipment, the voyage from Norway via Iceland to Umivik, the East Greenland coast and its ice belt, previous attempts to penetrate… Read More
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