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 [LIGHTHOUSES - SWEDEN].,  Beskrifning öfver svenska fyrarne, med kort underrättelse om fyrväsendets uppkomst och utveckling.+ Tillägg till den år 1872 utgifna beskifning öfver svenska fyrarne. 1:a häftet (all publ.). Stockholm, P.A. Norstedt & Söner, 1872 & 1875.
[LIGHTHOUSES - SWEDEN].
Beskrifning öfver svenska fyrarne, med kort underrättelse om fyrväsendets uppkomst och utveckling.+ Tillägg till den år 1872 utgifna beskifning öfver svenska fyrarne. 1:a häftet (all publ.). Stockholm, P.A. Norstedt & Söner, 1872 & 1875.
. Oblong 8vo. Pp. 163 + add. (ii), 12, (2). With one large folding coloured map and 97 plates (of which 5 in the addendum). Contemporary marbled boards, calf spine, rebacked. Recased with new end papers. Private stamps. First edition. This thorough study on Swedish lighthouses gives an historical background and some general information about regulations and schedules, etc. It's followed by a detailed account of 87 lighthouses giving information about their location, appearance and shape, postition, light range, etc., and with an illustration of each lighthouse. A charming and comprehensive work, the first of its kind in Sweden. Scarce, especially with the addendum.
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Book number: 99738
€  1400.00 [Appr.: US$ 1703.03 | £UK 1218.75 | JP¥ 184975]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, sweden, swedish, suede, schweden, fyr, fyrtorn,

 
[BUREUS, ANDREAS & SOTERUS, HENRIK (EDITOR)]:
Svecia, siue de suecorum regis dominiis et opibus. Lugd. Bat., ex officina Elzeviriana, 1633.
. 16mo. Pp. (vi), 306 including engraved title. Second edition (first 1631). Willems 394. BOUND WITH: [STEPHANIUS, STEPHAN HANSEN (editor)]: De regno Daniae et Norwegiae. Lugd. Bat., ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 16mo. Pp. (xvi), 176, 167-447, (5) including engraved title. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript on spine, some staining to binding. Bookplate. Copy of Ericsberg. Second edition. Berghman 1802. Willems 320.
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Book number: 99692
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 486.58 | £UK 348.25 | JP¥ 52850]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, europe, scandinavia, sweden, suede, schweden, sverige, denmark, danmark, danish, norway, norge, travel, exploration

 
[IHRE, JOHAN]:
Swenskt dialect lexicon. Hvarutinnan uppteknade finnas the ord och talesätt, som uti åtskilliga Svea Rikes landsorter äro brukelige, men ifrån allmäna talesättet afvika. Upsala 1766.
. 4to. Pp. (xii), 200. Uncut and partly unopened copy in old wrappers, spine with small tear. First edition of the first dictionary of Swedish dialects, based on Benzelius' important collections of dialect vocabularies. Johan Ihre was professor of rhetoric and politics at Upsala in the 1750's.
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Book number: 35035
€  350.00 [Appr.: US$ 425.76 | £UK 304.75 | JP¥ 46244]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, swedish, sweden, dialects, language, langue, linguistic, nordic, europe, european,

 [RIVER CROSSING PUZZLE]., (A wolf, goat and cabbage problem). Sweden about mid 19th century.
[RIVER CROSSING PUZZLE].
(A wolf, goat and cabbage problem). Sweden about mid 19th century.
. A river crossing puzzle comprising coloured woodcut paper figures depicting a farmer, a boat, a wolf, a goat and a cabbage (complete). Housed in the original illustrated paper envelope (some staining). A printed instruction in Swedish is included. This kind of game dates back to the 9th century and has been found in the folklore of ethnic groups from different parts of the world. A charming puzzle, well-preserved.
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Book number: 120959
€  290.00 [Appr.: US$ 352.77 | £UK 252.5 | JP¥ 38316]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, puzzle, game, children, swedish, sweden, svenskt, sverige, pussel, spel,

 
[SWEDISH EXPEDITION TO SPITZBERGEN 1908].
Zoologische Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Expedition nach Spitzbergen 1908 unter Leitung von Prof. De Geer. Theil II. (Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar. Band 54). Stockholm 1915-1918.
. 4to. Original boards. This volume; (part 54 of the "Proceedings of the Royal Swedish Academy") is complete with 10 different zoological works. Comprises: 1. ODHNER, N.HJ.: Die Molluskenfauna des Eisfjordes. With 13 plates; 2. VON HOFSTEN, N.: Die Echinodermen des Eisfjords. With two plates; 3. HENTSCHEL, E.: Die Spongien des Eisfjords; 4. JÄDERHOLM, E.: Die Hydroiden des Eisfjords; 5. APPELLÖF, A.: DIe Pyenogoniden des Eisfjords. With one plate; 6. BJÖRCK, W.: Die Schizopoden des Eisfjords; 7. VON HOFSTEN, N.: Die Decapoden Crustaceen des Eisfjords. With two plates; 8. OLDEVIG, H.: Die Amphipoden, Isopoden und Cumaceen des Eisfjords; 9. MOLANDER, A.R.: Die Alcyonaceen des Eisfjords; 10. VON HOFSTEN, N.: Die Fische des Eisfjords. This was De Geer's last and also his largest expedition to Spizbergen. The purpose of the expedition was to continue the cartographic work of the Isfjorden region and to further investigate the charcteristic polar-sea environment in detail with various studies of the physical geography and the marine zoology, etc. Liljequist, High Latitudes, pp. 323-326.
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Book number: 100299
€  350.00 [Appr.: US$ 425.76 | £UK 304.75 | JP¥ 46244]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, polar, arctic, nordic, spetsbergen, spitzbergen, travel, exploration, zoology, zoological,

 
ANDRÉE, SALOMON AUGUST & STRINDBERG, NILS & FR®NKEL, KNUT:
Andrée's Story. The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. From the Diaries and Journals of S.A. Andrée, Nils Strindberg, and K. Fraenkel, found on White Island in the Summer of 1930 end edited by the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography. Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray. New York, The Viking Press, 1930.
. Pp. xvi, 389. With front, 8 maps and plans and 30 plates with many illustrations, and 12 plates of photos from the expedition. Publisher's blue cloth, spine faded, back cover with some stain. First American edition of "Med Örnen mot polen" originally published in Swedish in the same year.
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Book number: 100205
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 145.97 | £UK 104.5 | JP¥ 15855]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, polar, arctic, arktisk, travel, exploration, balloon, expedition, andrée

 
AURIVILLIUS, CARL WILHELM SAMUEL:
Eine Anguillulide aus der Schneefauna Spitzbergens. Stockholm 1883.
. Pp. 15. With one plate. Wrappers. Inscribed to G. De Geer by the author. A monograph about species of Nematode (of the Anguilluilidae family) found at Spitzbergen during a Geological expedition in 1882 headed by Nathorst. (Bihang till K. Svenska Vet.-Akad. Handlingar. Band 8. No. 11.). Hulth 615.
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Book number: 100137
€  50.00 [Appr.: US$ 60.82 | £UK 43.75 | JP¥ 6606]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, polar, arctic, spitzbergen, spetsbergen, travel, exploration, fauna, botany, botanical,

 
BAYERN, THERESE VON (PRINZESSIN):
Ueber den Polarkreis. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1889.
. Pp. x, 342. With one large folding coloured map and 5 plates. Contemporary marbled boards, cloth spine, gilt, slightly faded. Copy of the Fürstenberg's library. Princess Therese von Bayern (1850-1925) became early interested in natural science and at the age of 21 she started to travel around Europe. This narrative describes her journey to the Arctic regions of Norway, Finland and Lapland. One chapter is devoted to the flora and fauna of the arctic parts of Norway. In 1892 Therese von Bayern was appointed a honorary member of the Geographical Society and of the Academy of Sciences. Dinse 346. Schiötz 1058.
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Book number: 99152
€  550.00 [Appr.: US$ 669.05 | £UK 479 | JP¥ 72669]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, arctic, arctica, norway, finland, lapland, nordic, scandinavia, travel, exploration, norwegian, polar, fauna, flora, natural history

 
BRENNER, MAGNUS:
Anteckningar från Svenska Jenisej-expeditionen 1876. [Annotations from the Swedish expedition to the Yenisei 1876]. Meddelad den 24 november 1909 af V. Wittrock och A.G. Nathorst. Uppsala & Stockholm 1910.
. Pp. 108. Disbound. A report by Brenner, the botanist of the expedition. ("Arkiv för Botanik". Band 9. No. 9). Hulth 547.
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Book number: 100136
€  75.00 [Appr.: US$ 91.23 | £UK 65.5 | JP¥ 9909]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, yenisei, yenisey, jenisej, siberia, sibirien, russia, russisan, polar, arctic, travel, exploration,

 
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).
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 16025
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 364.94 | £UK 261.25 | JP¥ 39637]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, sweden, swedish, language, langue, linguistic

 
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. Gösta H. Liljequist ÒHigh LatitudesÓ, pp. 173-85.
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Book number: 100192
€  950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1155.63 | £UK 827 | JP¥ 125518]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, 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$ 255.45 | £UK 183 | JP¥ 27746]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, europe, europa, lapland, norway, travels, voyages, exploration, explore, first edition, arctique, explorations, expéditions, viajes, viaggio, reisen, scandinavien, skandinavien, scandinavia

 
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$ 91.23 | £UK 65.5 | JP¥ 9909]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, spitzbergen, spetsbergen, polar, arctic, travel, exploration, geografi, geography, map, svalbard, svea, scandianvia, nordic, coal mine, coal mining

 
GRILL, CLAES:
Entomologisk latinsk-svensk ordbok. Stockholm 1888.
. Pp. (iv), 96. As issued in original printed wrappers. Old ownership signature on front cover.
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Book number: 31006
€  80.00 [Appr.: US$ 97.32 | £UK 69.75 | JP¥ 10570]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, swedish, latin, europe, europa, linguistics, languages, sweden, linguistique, language, langue, sprachen, sprache, linguistica, sprachwissenschaft, scandinavien, skandinavien, scandinavia

 
HALLAND.
Topografiska och statistiska uppgirfter om Halmstads län. Sthlm 1847.
. Pp. (ii), 80. Uncut copy in original decorated wrappers.
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Book number: 19108
€  70.00 [Appr.: US$ 85.15 | £UK 61 | JP¥ 9249]
Keywords: Scandinavia/Nordic, europa, europe, nordic, scandinavia, sweden, halland, halmstad, typography, scandinavie, scandinavien, skandinavien, scandinavia

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