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The Great Polar Journey In the Footsteps of Nansen, Ousland, BÝrge

Author Name    Ousland, BÝrge

Title   The Great Polar Journey In the Footsteps of Nansen

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near fine

Jacket Condition   Near fine

Publisher    Ousland 2009

ISBN Number    8299437954 / 9788299437950

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   20900

Signed and inscribed "polar greetings" by author on title page to explorer and Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard. First English language edition. Quarto (27.5 cm), pp. 195. Pictorial boards with matching jacket, photo collage on endpapers. Jacket and boards with slight edge wear. Profusely illustrated with color photos and illustrations. Inspired by the story of the shipwrecked and icebound Jeannette, explorers Fridtjof Nansen and Hjalmar Johansen set off in 1895 across Franz Joseph Land in a failed attempt to reach the North Pole. In 2007, the author and his crew became the first expedition to replicate that journey. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Price = 175.00 USD

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