Vegas färd kring Asien och Europa, jemte en historisk återblick på föregående resor längs gamla verldens nordkust (2 vols)`

By: Nordenskiold, A.E.

Price: £75.00

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This is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges. Please check; thanks.; 2 vols: Dk green boards; a little worn and marked; corners slightly bumped. Blk leather spines a little worn; external joints slightly worn, but binding intact; gilt titling + decoration still quite bright. B/w frontispieces, with tissue guards. B/w + colour large fold-out maps at rear of each volume - several have splits of a few inches, so should be handled carefully, but there are no losses, and all are firmly anchored. Swedish text. The Vega was the the first ship to complete a voyage through the Northeast Passage; returning by way of the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean, and Suez Canal, she also became the first vessel to circumnavigate the Eurasian continent (1878-9).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 510 + 486 pages

Title: Vegas färd kring Asien och Europa, jemte en historisk återblick på föregående resor längs gamla verldens nordkust (2 vols)`

Author Name: Nordenskiold, A.E.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Stockholm, F. & G. Beijers: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 14636

Keywords: exploration northeast passage sweden oscar II circumnavigation swedish history,