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Biographies & Memoirs / Biography / Life and Adventure of Nansen the Great Arctic Explorer by J. Arthur Bain
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
- Book Title: Life and Adventure of Nansen the Great Arctic Explorer
- Author: J. Arthur Bain
- ISBN: MW00196241532
- Publisher: Walter Scott publishing
- Year Published: Undated circa 1913
- Our Normal Price: £66.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £59.40 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Walter Scott Publishing Company : undated but with presentation label dated 1913: dark green leather: gilt decoration to edges: gilt crest to front: gilt decorated, raised rib divided, six panelled spine: gilt lettering on red label to second panel: mottled blue , white and gilt endpapers and page edging: portrait frontispiece: black and white illustrations, diagrams and map. A comprehensive biography of the Arctic explorer,Fridjof Nansen, with introduction by the author dated December 1897, and including the following chapters: -- Pretirita. Science, sport and exploration. Personalia. Greenland and its inhabitants. The first crossing of Greenland. Fru Nansen. Nanson's home. The Fram. Arctic equipment.( With diagrams) . Where an expedition is needed. Arctic sport. How can the polar region be crossed?. Arctic currents. Nansen's Arctic ship. Criticism of Nansen's plan. We are thirteen all told. The departure. Three years silence. The treasure islands of the Arctic. Meeting of Nansen and Jackson. Arctic exploration previous to Nansen- one. Arctic exploration previous to Nansen -two. A talk with Dr Nansen. Conclusion. Condition: upper edge and three lower panels of spine slightly rubbed: Royton Hall pride award label to F D Robinson, Easter 1913 to front fixed endpaper: slight sporadic foxing to preliminary pages: overall very clean, firm, and good.
- Condition: Collectable- Very Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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