being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' 1893-96 and of a fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen & Lieut. Johansen, with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the 'Fram' [The Norwegian Polar Expedition1893-96]
Nansen, Dr. Fridtjof
London, Newnes, 1898.
2 volumes. ppxv 480, viii 440. illustrated from photos and sketches, and including the colour plate and folding map.
a lovely bright condition hardback set in the original highly decorative bindings. small book-plate to front paste-down of each volume
the second edition of this classic of Polar exploration