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Arctic Polar Exploration Voyages Travels Proctor Redfield Proctor Sverdrup Otto Sverdrup

Arctic Polar Exploration Voyages Travels Proctor Redfield Proctor Sverdrup Otto Sverdrup

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1 Nansen, Fridtjof FARTHEST NORTH Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96
New York Harper & Brothers 1897 First American Edition Green Cloth Fine No Jacket Octavos Maps, Photogravures, Color Plates 
Nansen's plan was to reach the North Pole by becoming locked in the polar ice cap and "floating" north. He and Lt. Johansen spent 15 months in a sleigh journey to reach the pole from the "Fram". Vol. 2 ends with 100 pages of Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram, on the drifting of the ship from March, 1895 - May, 1896. Ex libris Redfield Proctor, probably the Gov. of Vermont 1923-25. In a blue, modern slipcase. 002978 
Price: 400.00 USD
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