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Lot 177: FRIDTJOF NANSEN: «Fram over Polhavet», 1897 |LOT - 6 Variant bindings

Est: kr15,000 NOK - kr20,000 NOKSold:
SD | AuctionsJune 15, 2024Oslo, Norway

Item Overview

Description

Fram over Polhavet. Den norske polarfærd 1893-1896. Med et tillæg af Otto Sverdrup.
Kristiania: 1897. 8 Maps. Illustrated.

Arctic Bibliography 11988; Printing and the Mind of Man [PMM] 384.

1) Publisher’s decorated red cloth. Blue endpapers. Printed portrait of Nansen in vol. II.
    A near fine set. One corner lightly bumped.  Uncommon in this colour.

2) Publisher’s decorated green cloth. Marbled edges. Flower-patterned endpapers.   
    Engraved portrait of Nansen in vol. II. A near fine set.

3) Publisher’s decorated light brown cloth. White endpapers. Engraved portrait of
    Nansen in vol. II.  A near fine set.

4) Publisher’s decorated light blue cloth. White endpapers. The bookbinder has not
     followed instructions: The engraved portrait of Nansen is bound in vol. I. In Vol II  
     there are some initial blank pages, and the list of inventory is mixed. A near fine set.

5) Publisher’s decorated dark brown cloth. White endpapers. Engraved portrait of
     Nansen in vol. II. A near fine set.

6) Gilt quarter leather. A variant of the bindings, registered in a few copies. Bookseller
    or original bindings? Engraved portrait of Nansen in vol II. Sunned spines, chipping to
    spine head of vol. II.

15 000 – 25 000 NOK € 1,250-2,100

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Auction Details

Toward the Poles | Accounts of Polar Exploration

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SD | Auctions
June 15, 2024, 11:00 AM CET

Bygdøy Allé 67, Oslo, , 0265, NO

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