Book Description

First edition. Large 8vo (230 x 170mm). Photographically illustrated, numerous drawings by S. Segelcke. Large coloured folding map of the route and the drift course of the ship Fram and Nansen and Johansen's ski and sled-dogs trail. to the North Pole
Dealer Notes
Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen (1867–1913) Norwegian Polar explorer. He participated in Nansen's Fram Expedition of 1893–96 and in a number of explorations of the Svalbard archipelago. In 1910-12 he accompanied Roald Amundsen's expedition to the South Pole. Overshadowed by both Nansen's and Amundsen's renown, Hjalmar Johansen's achievements remained largely unknown and his name forgotten by history until the publication of his biography "Den tredje mann. Beretningen om Hjalmar Johansen" by Ragnar Kvam in 1997.
Author Hjalmar Johansen
Date 1898
Binding Publisher's dec. green cloth gilt
Publisher Kristiania (Oslo) : Aschehoug
Illustrator Severin Segelcke (1867-1940) Norwegian painter and illustrator
Condition Very slight surface wear to binding with short discolored streak along spine, minor occasional foxing, minute tear to map but in all very good
Pages pp. xvi, 366, folding map

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