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Corporate Author Svenska sallskapet for antropologi och geografi.

Title Andree's story; the complete record of his polar flight, 1897, from the diaries and journals of S.A. Andree, Nils Strindberg, and K. Fraenkel, found on White Island in the summer of 1930. Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray.

Imprint New York, Viking Press, c1930.


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Description xvi, 389 p. illus., plates, ports., maps (1 fold.) diagrs., facsims. 25 cm.
Note "Supplement" (4 l. following p. 160) not included in the pagination.
Translation of Med ornen mot Polen.
Remarks on the map of the route taken by the Andree Expedition, by B. Aurell.--The documents: Andree's first diary. Andrees second diary. Marginal notes on the calendar page of Strindberg's almanac. Strindberg's memorandum almanac (notes on the flight). Strindberg's logbooks. Strindberg's shorthand letters to his fiancee.
Contents The background: The three men. Trial flights in the balloon Svea. Planning the polar flight. The first visit to Spitzbergen. The base on Dane Island.--The adventure: The flight of the Eagle, July 11-14, 1897. The march over the ice toward Franz Josef Land. Towards the Seven Islands. Caught in the ice. On White Island.--Supplement: The photographs of the Andree Expedition.--Thirty-three years later: The Bratvaag Expedition discovers the camp, by G. Horn. The Isbjorn Expedition to White Island, by K. Stubbendorff. The camp on White Island and its equipment, by N. Lithberg. The journey home.--The verdict of science: The balloon and its construction, by G.V.E. Svendenborg. The weather on the flight, by A. Wallen. Technical account of the flight, by K.A.B. Amundson and I. Malmer. Pack-ice, by H.U. Sverdrup. Animal life on the pack-ice, by E. Lonnberg.
Subject Andree, Salomon August, 1854-1897.
Strindberg, Nils, 1872-1897.
Fraenkel, Knut Hjalmar Ferdinand, 1870-1897.
Balloon ascensions.
Arctic regions.
North Pole.
Added Author Andree, Salomon August, 1854-1897.
Strindberg, Nils, 1872-1897.
Adams-Ray, Edward, 1861-

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