1893 1st ed Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen Polar Indians Kayak Hunting Norway

NANSEN, Fridtjof

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Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian arctic scientist who voyaged throughout the North and was one of the most famous polar explorers of the 19th-century. During his expedition, he encountered large Eskimo populations, learning from them and their nomadic tendencies. He wrote a work, ‘Eskimoliv’ or ‘Eskimo Life’, in which he describes Eskimo living arrangements, clothing, marriages, religious practices, cooking and hunting, igloos and kayaks, and the Eskimo first reactions to Christianity.

 

This rare first English edition was published in 1893 and translated by William Archer. It features 16 plates and 15 in-text woodcuts

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1893 1st ed Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen Polar Indians Kayak Hunting Norway

 

Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian arctic scientist who voyaged throughout the North and was one of the most famous polar explorers of the 19th-century. During his expedition, he encountered large Eskimo populations, learning from them and their nomadic tendencies. He wrote a work, ‘Eskimoliv’ or ‘Eskimo Life’, in which he describes Eskimo living arrangements, clothing, marriages, religious practices, cooking and hunting, igloos and kayaks, and the Eskimo first reactions to Christianity.

 

This rare first English edition was published in 1893 and translated by William Archer. It features 16 plates and 15 in-text woodcuts

 

Item number: #5213

Price: $599

 

NANSEN, Fridtjof

 

Eskimo life

 

London : Longmans : Green, 1893. First English edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [xvi], 350
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)
  • Auction records and price comparisons as high as $1,875

 

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5213

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

NANSEN, Fridtjof

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete