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The farthest north of humanness

letters of Percy Grainger, 1901-1914

by Percy Grainger

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Published by Macmillan in South Melbourne, Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grainger, Percy Aldridge, -- 1882-1961.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Kay Dreyfus.
    ContributionsDreyfus, Kay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.G75
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi,542p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages542
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22432521M
    ISBN 100333380851

    Author of The farthest north of humanness, Molly on the shore, Thirteen folksongs, Irish Tune from County Derry, Album, Country gardens, for piano solo, Marching song of democracy, for mixed chorus, orchestra and organ, Country Gardens and Other Works for Piano.   Farthest north; being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram" , and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen by Nansen, Fridtjof, ; Sverdrup, Otto Neumann, Pages:

      The book “Far North” is a great book that, if you like the outdoors or you want to know how to survive in the wilderness, you should read it. “Far North” is about a kid named Gabe Rogers.   The book was an instant success, and secured Nansen's long-term financial future. Although Nansen retired from exploration after this expedition, the methods of travel and survival he developed with Johansen influenced all the polar expeditions, north and south, which followed in the subsequent three decades.5/5(2).

    FARTHEST NORTH (TWO VOLUMES) Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship: Fram: and of Fifteen Months; Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Liet. Johansen This is the First American Edition by Harper & Row published in Abstract. Rose and Percy Grainger arrived in London in May , Percy having been engaged by a fellow Australian, soprano Lilian Devlin, to assist at her “second grand concert” in .


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The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger, Hardcover – October 1, Author: Percy Grainger. The Farthest North of Humanness Letters of Percy Grainger – Editors; Kay Dreyfus.

Get this from a library. The farthest north of humanness: letters of Percy Grainger, [Percy Grainger; Kay Dreyfus]. The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger Melbourne and London: Macmillan, First Edition.

Octavo, x cm, hard cover, colour dust jacket, xxvi pages; 60 b/w photographs relating to composers, musicians, music history, John, Rose & Percy Grainger, painters, Percy’s bizarre towel clothes and nudes; many drawings, illustrations and music notations in Book Edition: First Edition.

Genre/Form: Personal correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grainger, Percy, Farthest north of humanness.

Saint Louis, Mo.: MMB Music. NONFICTION: THE FARTHEST NORTH OF HUMANNESS: LETTERS OF PERCY GRAINGER,edited by Kay Dreyfus (MMB Music Inc.: $). Percy Grainger’s day may yet come.

He Author: MARTIN BERNHEIMER. The Farthest North of Humanness Percy Grainger Hardcover published by Palgrave MacmillanReleased on: Octo Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram,and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey, Vol.

Originally published inthis two-volume work chronicles the polar expedition of Norwegian scientist Fridtjof Nansen (–), who came closer than any previous explorer to the North Pole/5. Farthest North, first published in to great popular appeal, is the stirring first-person account of the Fram and her historic voyage.

Nansen tells of his expedition's struggle against snowdrifts, ice floes, polar bears, scurvy, gnawing hunger, and the seemingly endless polar night that transformed the Fram into a "cold prison of loneliness."/5(36).

Average rating I just finished reading Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer, by Fridtjof Nansen. The book chronicles the polar expedition of Nansen and his crew aboard the schooner Fram. I continue to be fascinated by the exploits of /5.

Farthest North, Vol. I Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration Subject "Fram" Expedition () Subject: Nansen, Fridtjof, -- Travel -- Arctic regions Category: Text: EBook-No.

All about The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger, by Percy Grainger. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).

Farthest North: The Incredible Three-Year Voyage to the Frozen Latitudes of the North (Modern Library Exploration) Nansen, Fridjtof Published by Modern Library ().

Farthest North Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, –96, and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

Holloway, Greg and Proshutinsky, Andrey Role of tides in Arctic ocean/ice climate. Journal of Author: Fridtjof Nansen. Farthest North is an unforgettable tale and a must-read for any armchair explorer. About Farthest North In Nansen set sail in the Fram, a ship specially designed and built to be frozen into the polar ice cap, withstand its crushing pressures, and travel with the sea’s drift closer to the North Pole than anyone had ever gone before.

Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North." Fridtjof Nansen — "Fram" Expedition, 1st, Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut, Johansen. 20 original fortnightly publications of Nansen's Farthest North contained in bound case.

Each part consists of iv, 48, v-viii pages with adverts to front and rear, black and white photos, diagrams and maps, pages numbers are continuous throughout the publications, part 1 has a coloured plate towards rear entitled "Evening Among the Drift-Ice. Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer For someone like me who loves tales of early polar exploration and adventure, it's a 'must read.' It's about pages of Nansen's day-by-day diary of three years drifing near the North Pole.

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In the spring ofafter three years of trekking, and having made it to within four degrees of the pole, they returned to : Skyhorse.

The best books, all in one place. Choose from all of the BOTM books, including thrillers, romance, best sellers, and more. Racing the shrinking pack-ice, they attempted, by dog-sled, to go "farthest north." They survived a winter in a moss hut eating walruses and polar bears, and the public assumed they were dead.

In the spring ofafter three years of trekking, and having made it to within four degrees of the pole, they returned to s: 1.Kay Dreyfus is an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of History (SOPHIS), Monash University.

Her background is in musicology and history and she holds doctorates in both areas. As curator of the Grainger Museum (Melbourne), she edited The Farthest North of Humanness, Letters of Percy Grainger – ().Kay Dreyfus, author of The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger,on LibraryThing.