Roald Amundsen

Amundsen, Roald

Norwegian explorer of polar regions (1872-1909). Autograph Letter Signed ("Roald Amundsen") Kristiania. 4to. 1 page. On Amundsen's stationery.
$ 9,630 / 8.500 € (61538)

Amundsen responds to a request from Isaac N. Sargent of Malden, Massachusetts for information about his voyages: "I have been several times in the Arctic but only twice for my own account both times with my vessel the 'Gjoa' first trip in 1901-1902 and second trip 1903-1906[.] ... I never tried to proceed towards the north and do not exactly know to what latitude I have been but you will easily be able to construct it in following my route on the map." - Matted and framed with portrait photograph of Amundsen.

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