London, New York. Longmans, Green & Co. 1904. tall8vo. 24cm, the First English Edition, in 2 volumes, xvi,496 & xii,504p., two frontis & 60 plates and 158 illustrations from photographs, 6 maps (including 2 rear folding pocket maps), scientific appendices, dark blue cloth, titles and vignette illustrations stamped in silver, with John Bockstoce's bookplate, repair label on volume two spine, very good condition, stamping bright and clear.(ar). Item #40904
A.B. 17322. Narrative of the Second "Fram" Expedition, 1898-1902, under Sverdrup's command. The voyage includes the mapping of southern and western Ellesmere Island, and the discovery of Axel Heiberg, Ellef Ringnes, Amund Ringnes, and King Christian (now Findlay) Islands. The expedition filled in the last major unknown area in the map of the western Arctic.