ROALD ENGELBREGT GRAVNING AMUNDSEN (1872-1928) AND LINCOLN ELLSWORTH (1880-1951)
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ROALD ENGELBREGT GRAVNING AMUNDSEN (1872-1928) AND LINCOLN ELLSWORTH (1880-1951)

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ROALD ENGELBREGT GRAVNING AMUNDSEN (1872-1928) AND LINCOLN ELLSWORTH (1880-1951)

Our Polar Flight. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1925. 8° (224 x 161mm). Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt (extremities very lightly rubbed). Provenance: Gustav Amundsen (brother of Roald Amundsen, WITH PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM LINCOLN ELLSWORTH 'To my dear friends, Captain and Mrs Malfred Amundsen, With the kindest regards of Lincoln Ellsworth. 7 March 1926.'), and thence by descent to the present owner;

Roald AMUNDSEN. Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfaerd med Fram 1910-1912. Kristiania: Jacob Dybwads, 1912. 2 volumes, 4° (225 x 153mm). Original blue cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt, marbled edges (extremities lightly rubbed, spines lightly stained). Provenance: Gustav Amundsen (WITH AMUNDSEN'S PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION in Norwegian 'Gustav from Roald. 24.12.14.' on front free endpaper), and thence by descent to the present owner;

[with:] PRESENTATION COPIES of Amundsen's Mitt Liv som Polarforsker (Oslo, 1927) and Amundsen and Ellsworth's Den forste Flukt over Polhavet (Oslo, 1926), both inscribed to 'Malfred and Gustav from Roald'. (5)
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