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.

Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co, 1897.

Price: $450.00

About the item

First English edition. Illustrated, with maps and charts at rear, and "Kart over Nordpolaregnene" (Christiania, 1896) laid-in. 2 vols. Thick 8vo. Publisher's blue-green cloth, gilt. Covers tender, light edgewear, with tear to cloth at head of vol. I spine, some soiling to covers. PMM 384 (Norwegian edition).

Item #264736

The first English edition of Nansen's account of his polar expedition abord the Fram and his subsequent attempt on the North Pole by dog sledge. He reached 86°13.6′N, at that time the furthest point north reached by man.