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New Land, Four Years in the Arctic Regions
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  • New Land, Four Years in the Arctic Regions

New Land, Four Years in the Arctic Regions

Otto Sverdrup

 

translated from the Norwegian by Ethel Harriet Hearn

 

London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1904

 

1st UK edition. 2 volumes. ppxvi 496, xii 504. illustrated with 62 plates from photos, four maps in the text plus two folding maps in pocket at end of volume

 

one of the great pieces of Arctic exploration literature from the early 20th century, being a record of Sverdrup’s second expedition in the ship ‘Fram’ undertaken in 1898 to 1902

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hinges a little weak. light bumping to corners and top & foot of spines. small area of discolouration to the top corner of the front board volume 2, otherwise a good bright set in the original navy blue cloth, lettered and decorated in silver