Jorden rundt under svensk örlogsflagg. Ögonblicksbilder från fregatten Vanadis verldsomsegling 1883-1885. Stockholm, A. Bonniers, 1887.
Pp. (iv), 184. With frontispiece and many illustrations in the text. Contemporary half cloth, rubbed. Stamps on front endpaper (Krigsarkivet).First edition. A narrative in the form of letters written during the Swedish circumnavigation in the frigate Vanadis in 1883-85. The voyage left Sweden in December 1883 and sailed via Lisabon, Rio de Janeiro,Tahiti, Honolulu, Marshall Islands, Yokohama, Hong Kong, Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, India, Colombo, and further visited different ports around the Red Sea, passed the Suez and Alexandria, via Malta, and Gibraltar before it reached Stockholm in May 1885. The illustrations are made by Ottilia Adelborg, mostly after photographs. Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesiana 835. Kroeplein 835. Cf. Forbes, Hawaiian Nat. Bibl. 3863.
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