The "Fram" Expedition. Nansen in the Frozen World: Preceded by a Biography of the Great Explorer and Copious Extracts from Nansen's "First Crossing of Greenland," also an Account by Eivind Astrup, of Life among People Near the Pole, and his Journey Across Northern Greenland with Lieut. R.E. Peary, U.S.N.; Followed by a Brief History of the Principal Earlier Arctic Exploraions from the Ninth Century to the Peary Expedition, including those of Cabot; Frobisher, Bering, Sir John Franklin, Kane, Hayes, Hall, Nordenskjold, Nares, Schwatka, DeLong, Greely, and other. S. L. BERENS, John E. READ.
The "Fram" Expedition. Nansen in the Frozen World: Preceded by a Biography of the Great Explorer and Copious Extracts from Nansen's "First Crossing of Greenland," also an Account by Eivind Astrup, of Life among People Near the Pole, and his Journey Across Northern Greenland with Lieut. R.E. Peary, U.S.N.; Followed by a Brief History of the Principal Earlier Arctic Exploraions from the Ninth Century to the Peary Expedition, including those of Cabot; Frobisher, Bering, Sir John Franklin, Kane, Hayes, Hall, Nordenskjold, Nares, Schwatka, DeLong, Greely, and other.

The "Fram" Expedition. Nansen in the Frozen World: Preceded by a Biography of the Great Explorer and Copious Extracts from Nansen's "First Crossing of Greenland," also an Account by Eivind Astrup, of Life among People Near the Pole, and his Journey Across Northern Greenland with Lieut. R.E. Peary, U.S.N.; Followed by a Brief History of the Principal Earlier Arctic Exploraions from the Ninth Century to the Peary Expedition, including those of Cabot; Frobisher, Bering, Sir John Franklin, Kane, Hayes, Hall, Nordenskjold, Nares, Schwatka, DeLong, Greely, and other.

Philadelphia: A.J. Holman & Co., 1897. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4 Inches. 560 PP. Very Good. Item #4057

Nansen's Fram expedition of 1893–1896 was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the North Pole by harnessing the natural current of the Arctic Ocean. While Nansen failed to reach the pole, he did go further than anyone else prior.

Original highly decorated cloth binding remains mostly sharp and clean. Hint of wear to hinges and a bit of fading to spine. A bit of scuffing to edges. Profusely illustrated.

Price: $35.00

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