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Resa uti Europa, Africa, Asia, förrättad Åren 1770-1779. Första - (Fjerde) Delen. 4 Bd.
Uppsala, Joh. Edman, 1788-93. 8vo. Indbundet i 4 ensartede, smukke og velbevarede samtidige hldrbd. Rygforgyldning og med forgyldte titeletiketter i skind på rygge. (26),389,(1);(32),384;(14),414,(30),341 pp. Kobberstukket vignet (Goda Hoppet Udda) samt 10 kobberstukne plancher (hvoraf 2 udfoldelige). Med alle 4 halvtitelblade, som dog er indsatte. Trykt på skrivepapir og indvendig meget rene.. First edition, in a very fine copy, of Thunberg's account of his famous naturalist and ethnographical travels in Europa, Asia and Africa. Thunberg is sometimes called "the father of South African botany" and "the Japanese Linnaeus". In the first two volumes he vividly decribes the botanical and ethnographical features of South Africa around the Cape."Thunberg's description of his great voyage, published in four parts in Swedish in 1788-1793 and soon translated into English as Travels in Europe, Africa and Asia (1793-1795), as well as in French and German, contains material of great ethnographical interest." (DSB)
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