AMUNDSEN, ROALD. 1872-1928.
1. Nordvest-Passagen. Beretning om Gjoa-Ekspeditionen 1903-1907. Oslo: Aschehoug, 1907. Half-tone illustrations in text, 2 large folding maps at end. Modest shelfwear.
2. "The Northwest Passage." Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjöa" 1903-1907. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1908. 2 volumes. Photogravure frontispieces, half-tone illustrations in text, 2 folding maps. Touch of rubbing to joints, about fine.
Together, 3 volumes. Thick 8vo. Original pictorial cloth gilt. Attractive.
FIRST NORWEGIAN AND FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS of Amundsen's most inspirational account. The maps show the route of the Gjöa through the North West Passage and King Haakon VII's Coast and Queen Maud's Sea. These editions are much scarcer than the first English edition.