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Fridtjof Nansen
Sibirien ein Zukunftsland
Leipzig - F. A. Brockhaus, 1916 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Sibirien ein Zukunftslandby Fridtjof Nansen. With numerous black and white plates and threemaps,one of which is in colour,inserted to flap to rear. Second edition. In German. Through Siberia the Land of the Future is a book about Siberia by Fridtjof Nansen (1861- 1930) a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. In his youth a champion skier and ice skater, he led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, and won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 8614' during his North Pole expedition of 1893-96. Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. Condition: In an illustratedpaper covered binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound although slight strained in places with a page detached. Bright andgenerally cleanbut with occasional spotting and slight marks. Overall: GOOD.
Bookseller: Rooke Books
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