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Kaptein Jacobsens Reiser Til Nordamerikas Nordvestkyst 1881-83. Efter Hans Egne Optegnelser Udarbeidt Af A. Woldt. Oversat Fra Tysk Ved J. Utheim. Med et Anhang: Ordpr?er Fra Alaska-Eskimoernes Sprog Af H. Rink.
Kristiania [Oslo] Alb. Cammermeyer 1887 - 1st Norwegian edition. xxxviii, 329 = 5 full page plates and mapspp. Large octavo. Half calf over marbled boards. Spine in 5 compartments, gilt titles on contrasting leather spine label to second. Raised bands tooled in gilt. Calf and edges of boards rubbed. Contemporary ownership signature to title page, else internally tight and clean. Includes an Alaska (both north and south) and Greenlandic Eskimo language dictionary and two plates and 3 maps related to Alaska and the Northwest Coast. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts. very good Arctic Biblio. 7956. Tourville 2315. Smith 5093. Gives an account of Jacobsen's expedition to British Columbia and Alaska to collect ethnographic specimens. Many of Jacobsen's items collected formed the core of the Field Museum ethnology collection. This first Norwegian edition is much scarcer than the German edition.
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