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BLADH, P.J., & HORNSTEDT, C.F.:
Reseanteckningar. ("Skrifter utgifna af Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland. X"). Helsingfors 1888.
. Pp. (vi), 176. Original printed wrappers. Uncut copy. Contains: 1. BLADH, P.J., Anteckningar under en ekonomisk resa till Tyskland, Nederlšnderna och Paris Śren 1799-1800. Pp 1-74. A travel account mainly described from a commercial point of view. And; 2. HORNSTEDT, C.F., Anteckningar under en resa till Ostindien Śren 1782-86. Pp 75-176. A narrative by a Swedish botanist Klas Fredrik Hornstedt, a pupil of Carl Peter Thunberg. Contains a collection of letters from his voyage to the Cape and Java during the years 1783-1785. Aalto p.19.
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Book number: 14211
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 128 | £UK 103.5 | JP• 19809]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europa, europe, travels, voyages, explore, exploration, germany, netherlands, holland, germany, asia, east, cape, java, indonesia, south africa, viajes, viaggio, reisen

 
BOTVED, A.P.:
Köbenhavn - Tokio - Köpenhavn. Copenhagen, Gyldendals Forlagstrykkeri, 1926.
. Large 8vo. 157, (3). With many illustrations from photographs in the text. Contemporary or slightly later half calf, spine lettered in gilt. A travel account by Botved, a Danish military pilot, of his adventurous flight in a Fokker C.V. from Copenhagen to Tokyo and back. The journey took 10 weeks and went via Bagdad, Karachi, Calcutta, Rangoon, Bangkok, Hanoi, Canton, Peking, Osaka to Tokyo and the return via Irkutsk, Ornsk and Moscow.
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Book number: 99450
€  180.00 [Appr.: US$ 192 | £UK 155.25 | JP• 29713]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, japon, japan, japanese, china, chinese, denmark, danish, travel, exploration, voyage, flying

 
BRING, EBBE:
Dissertatio academica de idololatria chinensium ex occasione simulacrorum in museo Stobaeano-Carolino. Londini Gothorum (Lund), C.G. Berling, 1765.
. 4to. Pp. 3-26. Without the engraved plate. Disbound. In Bring's opinion, idolatry is a late development in China. He describes two idols, one in clay, and the other in alabaster, in the Museum Stobaeanum in Lund, Sweden. LŲwendahl 535. Cordier 695-6.
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Book number: 120975
€  60.00 [Appr.: US$ 64 | £UK 51.75 | JP• 9904]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, china, chine, kina, chinese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, idoltry, idol, sweden, swedish,

 
BRISMAN, SVEN:
Engelskt och swänskt hand-lexicon innehollande engelska orden med deras betydelser samt accentuation och pronunciation. Stockholm, Upsala and Åbo, 1783.
. 4to. Pp. (viii), xii + 724 columns, (2). Without front endpaper. With title printed in red and black. Contemporary half calf, spine with five raised bands, with title label and gilt decorations, worn and joints cracked. Bookplate on front paste down. First edition of this English-Swedish dictionary including accentuation and pronounciation. Brisman based his work on dictionaries and grammars by Samuel Johnson, William Pardon, Boyer, Peyton, etc. Cf. Vater p. 344 (second edition 1806).
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Book number: 16025
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 320.01 | £UK 258.5 | JP• 49521]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, sweden, swedish, language, langue, linguistic

 
CHAMBERS, ROBERT:
Tracings of Iceland & The Faroe Islands. London and Edinburgh, Printed by W. and R. Chambers,1856.
. Pp. (iv), 85. With frontispiece, a vignette and two maps in the text. As issued in original green glossed paper wrapper, printed in black, lightly rubbed. Old ownership signature on front wrapper. Rare, first separate edition of a geological treatise.Chambers was a noted scientific geologist, mainly known for his "Vestiges of the Natural history of Creation" (1844), a speculative work on natural history. He carried out geological surveys during his travels in Scandinavia and Canada. This work devoted to Iceland and the Faroe Islands was originally published in Chamber's Edinburgh Journal in the previous year. It was translated into Danish in 1855. Fiske I:86.
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Book number: 121325
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 800.02 | £UK 646.25 | JP• 123804]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, iceland, island, icelandic, europe, european, travel, exploration, geology, geological,

 CRANZ, DAVID:, Kurze, zuverlässige Nachricht von der, unter dem Namen der Böhmisch-Mährischen Brüder bekanten, Kirche Unitas Fratrum Herkommen, Lehr-Begrif, äussern und innern Kirchen-Verfassung und Gebräuchen, aus richtigen Urkunden und Erzehlungen von einem Ihrer Christlich Anpartheiischen Freunde heraus gegeben. No place 1757.
CRANZ, DAVID:
Kurze, zuverlässige Nachricht von der, unter dem Namen der Böhmisch-Mährischen Brüder bekanten, Kirche Unitas Fratrum Herkommen, Lehr-Begrif, äussern und innern Kirchen-Verfassung und Gebräuchen, aus richtigen Urkunden und Erzehlungen von einem Ihrer Christlich Anpartheiischen Freunde heraus gegeben. No place 1757.
. Pp. 64. With title printed in red and black. With sixteen double-page engraved plates by J.R. Holzhab. Some plates with staining and several with small tear at fold of lower margin (but no loss). Contemporary half calf on marbled paper boards, rubbed, no endpapers. Bookplate and old inscriptions on front paste down. David Cranz (1723-77) was a German missionary in the Moravian United Brethen. He is mainly known for his works on Greenland. Cranz joined the Moravian church in 1741 and joined to the inner circle of the sect. This work describes the beliefs and practices of the Moravian church and the interesting plates depict various ceremonies such as baptism, marriage, exorcism, ordination, etc. Other plates show the missionary work among American Indians, Greenlanders and black slaves in the West Indies. Scarce. Cf. Sabin 7935 (later French eds).
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Book number: 100467
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2133.39 | £UK 1722.75 | JP• 330143]
Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, travel, exploration, greenland, inuit, black, slaves, missionary, history, religion,

 
DUSÉN, PER KARL HJALMAR:
Om kartläggningen af Kejsar Frans Josefs fjord och Konung Oscars fjord. [On the mapping of Kaiser Frans Joseph Fjord and King Oscar Fjord]. Stockholm 1900.
. Pp. 229-236. Wrappers, Title in manuscript on front cover together with dedication to Prof. G. De Geer by the author. Offprint form Ymer (1900, H. 2). Hulth 228.
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Book number: 100155
€  50.00 [Appr.: US$ 53.33 | £UK 43.25 | JP• 8254]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, grŲnland, greenland, nordic, norden, polar, arctic, travel, exploration,

 
EGEDE, HANS POULSEN:
Description et histoire naturelle du Groenland. Copenhague et Geneve, Chez les Frères C. & A. Philibert, 1763.
. Small 8vo. Pp. (iv), xxviii, (iv), 171. Without the map and 10 plates. Old boards, spine faded. Bookplate (Carl Jedvard Bonde, Ericsberg). First French edition, translated by Jean-Baptiste Des Roches de Parthenay. An early account of Greenland, about its natural history and life and manners of the inhabitants. Bibl. Dan. iii, 641. Lauridsen viii, 197. Nuuk 149.
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Book number: 99924
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 426.68 | £UK 344.75 | JP• 66029]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, greenland, groenland, travel, exploration, eskimo, eskimos, voyage, europe, european, denmark

 EGEDE, PAUL (POUL HANSEN):, Efterretninger om Gr¿nland, utdragne af en Journal holden fra 1721 til 1788. Ki¿benhavn, Hans Christopher Schr¿der, 1788.
EGEDE, PAUL (POUL HANSEN):
Efterretninger om Gr¿nland, utdragne af en Journal holden fra 1721 til 1788. Ki¿benhavn, Hans Christopher Schr¿der, 1788.
. Pp. (xii), 284. Text in Danish. With engraved front portrait, one folding engraved map (tear along fold) and three engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, flat spine with title label (chipped), binding rubbed. Old ownership signature. First edition based on Paul Egede's journal. He was a Danish-Norwegian missionary and scholar who at a young age moved to Greenland with his family. His father Hans Poulsen Egede, known as the Apostle of Greenland, started the missionary work in Greenland in 1721. Paul continued his father's work as a missionary among the Kalaallit people (Inuits). Bibliographia Groenlandica p. 38, no. 70.
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Book number: 100363
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 906.69 | £UK 732.25 | JP• 140311]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, greenland, denmark, nordic, europe, european, eskimo, travel, exploration, inuit, kalaallit, missionary, missions,

 
EGEDE SAABYE, HANS:
Fragmenter af en dagbok, hållen i Grönland af pastor Hans Egede Saabye under dess åtta-åriga vistande der i landet. Stockholm, Elméns och Granbergs Tryckeri, 1817.
. Pp. 151, (1). Later half cloth. Small wormhole running through first three lvs. Some browning. Bookplate (Gustaf Berndtsson). A Swedish edition, translated from the original Danish, of a missionary's diary notes about customs, religion, witchcraft, climate, etc. of the Eskimos. Hans Egede Saabye was the grandson of Hans Egede, who also was a missionary in Greenland in the early 18th century. Cf Sabin 74643 (Odense 1816).
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Book number: 22008
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 256.01 | £UK 206.75 | JP• 39617]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europa, europe, denmark, greenland

 
EKHOLM, NILS, etc.:
Observations faites au Cap Thordsen, Spitzberg, par l'expédition suédoise publiées par l'Académie Royale des Sciences de Suède. Eight parts (I:1-4 and II:1-4) in five volumes. Stockholm 1886-91.
. 4to. Pp. (ii), 40 with two plates and one map; pp. (iv), 55 with two folding maps; pp. (vi), 278 with 13 plates; pp. (ii), 237, (1) with 47 plates; pp. (viii), 409 with 30 plates; pp. (ii), 53 with five plates; pp. (ii), 20; (ii), 27. Uncut and unopened copy in original printed wrappers, volume I:iv in plain wrappers. Occasionally some minor staining. First edition of the scientific results of the Swedish Svalbard expedition of 1882-83 headed by Nils Ekholm. It contains information about meteorology, geomagnetism, and auroral studies together with an historical report of the activities and events during the expedition. For the International Polar Year of 1882-3 the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, with government and private backing, sponsored an expedition to establish a scientific station in Mosselbukta on the North Coast of Spitsbergen. Due to heavy ice that season an alternative site at Cap Thordsen on the north shore of Isfjorden was used. The present set of reports was the only publication to appear following the return of the expedition. Arctic Bibliography 494, 2873-4, 4439-41, 6414 & 16443. Hulth A91, A205, A274, A276-7, A279-80, A724. De Geer, Swedish Spitzbergen Maps 35-37. GŲsta H. Liljequist “High Latitudes”, pp. 173-85.
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Book number: 100192
€  950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1013.36 | £UK 818.5 | JP• 156818]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, polar, spitzberg, spetsbergen, svalbard, arctic, travel, exploration, nordic, norway, norwegian,

 
ELGSTRÖM (ELGSTROM, ELGSTROEM), OSSIAN:
Lappalaiset. Resor i Lappland och Norge. Stockholm, A. Bonnier, 1919.
. Pp. (viii), 375, (1). Publisher's decorated cloth. With 250 textual illustrations of which 8 full page in colour. An account of travels in Lapland during 1918-19. Includes many photographic illustrations and drawings by the author. First edition. A nice copy. Bring 2237.
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Book number: 16046
€  210.00 [Appr.: US$ 224.01 | £UK 181 | JP• 34665]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europe, europa, lapland, norway, travels, voyages, exploration, explore, first edition, arctique, explorations, expťditions, viajes, viaggio, reisen, scandinavien, skandinavien, scandinavia

 
ELGSTRÖM, OSSIAN:
Moderna eskimåer. Skildringar från en resa i Västgrönland sommaren 1915. Stockholm 1916.
. Pp.(viii), 433. With one folding map, 27 plates of which 12 colour and many more illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt. Bookplate and ownership-stamp. First edition of this narrative of a journey to West Greenland in 1915.
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Book number: 26089
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 234.67 | £UK 189.75 | JP• 36316]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, greenland, eskimo, inuit, europe, denmark, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, explore

 FABRICIUS, OTHO:, Fors¿g til en forbedret Gronlandskt Grammatica. Andet Oplag. Kiobenhavn, C.F. Schubart, 1801.
FABRICIUS, OTHO:
Fors¿g til en forbedret Gronlandskt Grammatica. Andet Oplag. Kiobenhavn, C.F. Schubart, 1801.
. Pp. viii, 9-388. Including four folding tables (pp.209-12). Rear endpaper missing. Contemporary half calf, flat spine ruled and lettered in gilt, worn, top of spine chipped. Occasionally some light browning to the paper. Second edition of this scarce Greenland grammar. Otho Fabricius was a Danish missionary who lived in the colony of Fredrikshaab in Greenland between 1768 and 1773. He was a student of another renowned missionary Paul Egede. Fabricius' grammar was first published in 1791 but due to a fire in Copenhagen in 1795 most copies of that edition were lost. Lauridsen, Bibl. Groenlandica 202:25. Pilling, Bibl. of the Eskimo language, p. 32. Vater p. 114.
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Book number: 121164
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 800.02 | £UK 646.25 | JP• 123804]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, greenland, inuit, eskimo, language, langue, linguistic, grammar, europe, european,

 
DE GEER, GERARD JACOB:
Om Spetsbergens natur i Sveagruvans omnejd. Ymer 1919. H.4. Stockholm 1920.
. Pp. 240-277. With one large folding coloured map loose in pocket at end. Original printed wrappers. Inscribed to Ragnar Sandegren by the author. A paper devoted to the Swedish Svea mine and its surroundings at Svalbard with information about the geography, geology, climate, glaciers, flora and fauna, etc. accompanied by a detailed map. Offprint from Ymer.
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Book number: 100133
€  75.00 [Appr.: US$ 80 | £UK 64.75 | JP• 12380]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, spitzbergen, spetsbergen, polar, arctic, travel, exploration, geografi, geography, map, svalbard, svea, scandianvia, nordic, coal mine, coal mining

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