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NANSEN, Fridtjof.

Rare books by Fridtjof Nansen, including first editions and signed first editions.

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  1. Macmillan's Colonial Library. Fridtjof Nansen's Farthest North.
    First colonial edition, uncommon, originally published in the same year by Constable. "Nansen returned [from the Arctic] to international acclaim not only for the voyage itself but for its results, proof of a deep Arctic Ocean, free of any land masses or islands, and extensive data on magnetism, zoology, and oceanography.... Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 103300

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  2. In Northern Mists:
    First edition in English of this historical survey. Volume I inscribed by the Canadian Polar explorer and anthropologist Vilhjalmur Stefansson (18791962) to British glaciologist and polar scientist Charles Swithinbank (19262014): "This great work -- the great Nansen's greatest book -- is a wedding gift to the Swithinbanks,... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 101104

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  3. Armenia and the Near East.
    First edition in English, originally published in Norwegian in the previous year. This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Philip Noël Baker with hearty thanks for all his untiring help from his grateful friend Fridtjof Nansen, London, 27th April 1928." Relates to Nansen's last, and perhaps most problematic humanitarian... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 65552

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