London and Felling-on-Tyne: Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd, no date. Hardcover. (circa 1900). Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (1861 - 1930) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, and humanitarian. His techniques and equipment used during his explorations of the Arctic influenced many future expeditions. Contemporary binding of full dark green leather with gilt decoration to spine and edges of boards. Red and gilt title label to spine. Marbled endpapers and full edges marbled. Small loss to leather on front cover. Scuffing to title label and minor wear to edges. Slight fading to spine panel. Embossed design to dentelles. Offsetting from endpapers, else clean interior. Illustrated. 450 pages. CAN/071422. Very Good.