Bloeyende Opkomst der Aloude en Hedendaagsche Groenlandische Visschery.

First Edition. hardcover. 6 folding maps. Engraved Frontis. and 7 other plates, one folding. [36], 330, [12]pp. + errata & ad from publisher. 8vo, handsomely rebound in modern 3/4 crimson morocco; (two small chips to margins of two leaves). Amsterdam: Joannes Oosterwyk, 1720.

A bright, clean copy of this classic of whale fishery by the Dutch in Greenland. "Zorgdrager's work is by far the most important of the early authorities on the Northern Whalefishery, and must always be one of the chief sources of information for the early history of the subject." Allen, 177. Sabin 106374. Jenkins, Bibliography, p. 162.

Price: $5,000.00

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