The Northwest Passage.
Archibald Constable and Company, ( 1903), London
Two vols. xiii, 335; ix, 397 pp.
First English edition. “Narrative of the Norwegian Arctic expedition… led by Amundsen in the Gjoa, 1903-1906, with the purpose of navigating the Northwest Passage and investigating magnetic conditions in the region of the North Magnetic Pole.” Arctic Bib 400, 402. Name erased from front pastedown. Spine of volume II is slightly bumped, otherwise this is a beautiful set marking an important milestone in the history of the quest to discover a Northwest Passage.