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Lettres sur l'Islande. Traduites du suédois. Par m. Lindblom.
1781 - Paris, de l'imprimerie de monsieur, 1781. 8:o. XLVIII,474,239-40,219-20,187-88 pp. & 1 folded printed table & 3 folded engraved plates & 2 folded engraved maps.Contemporary half calf with raised bands, gilt spine, tan label and sprinkled edges. Spine varnished, dry and with superficial cracks. Good insert with a few dampstains, a small hole in the text on p. 449. Three cancel leaves bound in at end. Bookplate. From Ericsberg Castle in Sweden.Fiske Icelandic collection p. 609. Afzelius Svenska skrifter rörande Island p. 36. Moström Torbern Bergman A Bibliography of his Works 185. The journey was made together with Banks and Solander. In a letter reproduced on pp. 403-59 Torbern Bergman gives his opinion on the volcanos, the hot springs and the basalt. Pp. XLII-XLV contain letters from von Troil to the translator G. A. Lindblom with comments on the English and German translations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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