Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the Summer of the Year 1810

Edinburgh: Constable, 1811.

2 maps of Iceland, one folding; 8 color lithograph plates; 7 b/w plates, one folding. 491pp. 4to, modern cloth, leather label; (foxing to b/w plates and to margins of lithographs). Edinburgh: Printed by Thomas Allan for Archibald Constable, 1811.

"Mackenzie wrote on the ` and the travels, and the chapters on the mineralogy, rural economy, and commerce of the island. Although the scientific portions of the book have long been superseded, it contains much information of permanent interest on the social and economic condition of Iceland.'" DNB XII, p. 593-4. Lowndes II, p. 1441.

Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Language: English

Price: $1,250.00

Item #117358