NORDENSKIÖLD (ADOLF ERIK) Vegas färd kring Asien och Europa, 12 parts in 10 vol. [complete], 1880-1881
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NORDENSKIÖLD (ADOLF ERIK) Vegas färd kring Asien och Europa, 12 parts in 10 vol. [complete], 1880-1881
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US$ 1,300 - 2,000
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NORDENSKIÖLD (ADOLF ERIK)
Vegas färd kring Asien och Europa, 12 parts in 10 vol. [complete], first edition, 10 folding maps, plates and illustrations, publisher's wrappers printed in red and black with vignette on upper cover, loss to one spine, 8vo, Stockholm, F. & G. Beijers, [1880-1881]

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  • The first edition of the most important account (subsequently published into 10 languages) of Nordenskiöld and Adolf Palander's pioneering expedition in the Vega, including a stop at Cape Chelysukin (the most northerly point of the Asian Continent), exploration in the Bering Strait, and the Chukchi Peninsula where - stuck in ice - they explored in the interior.
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