BRUIJNE, A. de, L.R. KOOLEMANS BEIJNEN, e.a. De verslagen omtrent den tocht met de Willem Barents naar en in de IJszee, in den zomer van 1878 (&) 1879. Amsterdam, C.L. Brinkman, Utrecht, J.L. Beijers, 1879- 1880.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary half calf. With 2 folding coloured maps, 6 tables, and 5 plates (4 folding). 71; 40 pp. Bijbladen Tijdschrift Aardrijkskundig Genootschap. - The Dutch ship Willem Barents, on the first trip to the Arctic in 1878, cruised the Greenland Sea to Jan Mayen and northwest West Spitsbergen, thence southward to Bear Island, and eastward across Barents Sea in north-south traverses as far as Novaya Zemlya. The second voyage went as far as Novaya Zemlya, thence north and westward to a point off Franz Josef Land. Tiele 1111; Arctic Bibl. 2393-2394. [Boeknr.: 9728 ]

€ 125,00

CHYDENIUS, Jacob Karl Emil. Svenska expeditionen till Spetsbergen år 1861 under ledning of Otto Torell. Stockholm, P.A. Sorstedt & Söner, 1865.Original embossed green cloth with gilt picture on front. With folding double-page panoramic view, folding map with inset maps, 15 (3 double-page) coloured lithographed plates by Abrah. Lundquist and 18 woodengravings in the text. (10),480 pp. First edition. - 'Torell's expedition of 1861 had been exceptionally succesful, despite all the obstacles presented by ice and weather. It was the first interdisciplinary polar expedition carried out by competent professional scientists. There is no exaggeration in saying that this enterprise initiated scientific polar exploration, and that Torell is rightly looked upon, not only as the 'father' of Swedish polar exploration, but as the founder of scientific polar exploration in general' (Liljequist, High latitudes, p.38). The Arctic navigator Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832-1901) participated in this successful Spitbergen expedition. - (Foxed as usual).Arctic Bibl. 3171. [Boeknr.: 33037 ]

€ 350,00

GERRITSZ., Hessel. Beschryvinghe van der Samoyeden Landt en Histoire du pays nommé Spitsberghe. Uitgegeven door S.P. l'Honoré Naber. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1924. Cloth. With plate and 5 maps. LIV,125 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XXIII. - Contains Isaac Massa's description of Siberia. The second part deals with Spitsbergen based on the logs of Willem Barentsz. [Boeknr.: 7716 ]

€ 45,00

HACQUEBORD, L. & W. VROOM. (Red.). Walvisvaart in de Gouden Eeuw. Opgravingen op Spitsbergen. (Amsterdam), De Bataafsche Leeuw, (1988). 4to. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 200 pp. Contributions on Dutch whaling in the 17th century by J.R. Bruijn, G.G. Schilder, A.M. van der Woude, P.D.J. van Iterson, L. Hacquebord, a.o. [Boeknr.: 796 ]

€ 25,00

HACQUEBORD, Louwrens & René de BOK. Spitsbergen 79 o N.B. Een Nederlandse expeditie in het spoor van Willem Barentsz. Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1981. Folio. Wrappers. With many illustrations (some in colours). 160 pp. Dutch expedition to the settlement of Smeerenburg on Amsterdam Island in northwest Svalbard, founded by Danish and Dutch whalers in 1619 as one of Europe's northernmost outposts. [Boeknr.: 794 ]

€ 18,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Spitzbergen. 2. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1922.Original decorated boards. With 180 drawings, photographic illustrations and maps by the author. 327 pp. Second German edition. - Oceanographic observations during the cruise of the Veslemöy to Spitsbegen and waters further north in 1912.Arctic Bibl. 12019 (English edition only). [Boeknr.: 31997 ]

€ 45,00

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