Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930)
'Farthest North' being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship Fram 1893-96. London: Archibald Constable, 1897. 2 volumes, 8 (24 x 16.5cm.) Plates, 16 coloured, 4 folding coloured maps, illustrations. Original green cloth gilt, volume II partly unopened. FIRST EDITION.
Alfred de QUERVAIN and P.-L. MERCANTON. Rsultats Scientifiques de l'Expdition Suisse au Groenland 1912-13. Copenhagen: 1925. 8 (27.2 x 17cm.) Plates and illustrations, 4 folding coloured charts at end. Contemporary cloth-backed boards, original printed wrappers bound in. Provenance: PRESENTATION COPY, front wrapper inscribed 'Homage de l'Expdition Suisse au Rev. Fleming 1934'; British Graham Land Expedition Bookplate with W.L.S. Fleming's signature.
Meddelelser om Gronland: Bind LXV [containing Knud Rasmussen Report of the II. Thule-Expedition for the Exploration of Greenland from Melville Bay to De Long Fjord, 1916-1918 and Lauge Koch Contributions to the Glaciology of North Greenland]. Copenhagen: 1928. 2 parts in one volume, 8 (27 x 16.7cm.) 7 folding plates and maps, illustrations. Contemporary cloth-backed boards. Provenance: W.L.S. Fleming (British Graham Land Expedition bookplate with ownership stamp).
Scientific Results of the Swedish-Norwegian Expedition in the Summer of 1931 led by Hans Wison Ahlmann: Vol. I Introduction and Parts I-X. Stockholm: 1934. 8 (24.6 x 17cm.) 4pp. of plates and 5 folding maps in numbered sequence at end, illustrations. (Without plate 9.) Contemporary cloth-backed boards. Provenance: PRESENTATION COPY, front blank inscribed 'W.L.S. Fleming from H.W.A.'
With 42 other printed volumes (including Colin Bertram. Arctic and Antarctic: The Technique of Polar Travel, Cambridge, 1939, presentation copy to Fleming; F. Spencer Chapman. Northern Lights: The Official Account of the British Arctic Expedition 1930-31, London, 1932; Iceland Papers Volume I: Scientific Results of Cambridge Expeditions to Iceland, 1932-38, London, 1939; E. K. KANE. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, London, 1867; Martin LINDSAY. Sledge: The British Trans-Greeland Expedition 1934, London, 1935; Walter Mittelholzer. By Airplane towards the North Pole: An Account of an Expedition to Spitzbergen in ... 1923, London, 1925; Papers on the Polar Regions [extracted from The Geographical Review], New York, 1927-37; C. J. W. Simpson. North Ice: The British North Greenland Expedition, London, 1957) and 3 typescripts. (50)