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EUPHRASÉN, BENGT ANDERS: - Beskrifning öfver svenska vestindiska ön St. Bathelemi, samt öarne St. Eustache och St. Christopher. Stockholm, A.Zetterberg, 1795.

 1527812884,
. Pp. (viii), 207. With one folding engraved map of St.Barthélemy by Gjörwell and one folding engraved plate. Contemporary half calf, spine somewhat faded with five raised bands, ruled in gilt and with title label. A few old marginal annotations. First three leaves with brown spots at outer corners, otherwise a lovely, crisp copy. Copy of Ericsberg. First scarce edition. Bengt Anders Euphrasén was a Swedish natural historian who in 1788 travelled to St. Barthélemy to study its natural history. He was sponsored by the Swedish Academy of Sciences. His narrative is mainly devoted to the fauna, fishes and animals of the island. He also writes about the inhabitants, climate, slaves, etc. At the end he gives an account of the visit to the islands Saint Eustace (Sint Eustatius) and Saint Christopher (Saint Kitts). The map was first issued in Dahlman's account of St. Barthélemy in 1786. A German edition was published in 1798 (without plates). Bell E 161. See Sabin 23107.
EUR 2900.00 [Appr.: US$ 3152.91 | £UK 2560 | JP¥ 410823] Book number 100283

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