large folding map of Greenland, Iceland and the Davis Strait. 4 folding plates. 328pp. + index and table of contents. 8vo, later 1/2 mottled calf; (front joint split, spine ends worn). Hamburg: Georg Christian Grund, 1746.
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Recit d'un Voyage fait en 1856, sur le Yacht le "Foam" en Islande, a Jan Mayen et au Spitzberg... Traduit...par T.P. Bedard. mounted photo frontis. portrait, wood engraved text illus. 320pp. 8vo, 1/2 calf. Montreal, 1876. This French Canadian edition of Lord Dufferin's arctic travels not listed in NUC.
Paris: S.M. Danoise, 1802. Map. Black and white engraving. Measures 17.25 x 22.25 inches. Eggert Olafsen (1726 - 1768), was member of the Danish Academy of Sciences. In 1752, went on a mission to Iceland in order to gather information on the scientific, economic and political nature of the island. "Atlas du Voyage en Islande, fair par ordre de S.M. Danoise" was a later French edition of this voyage and consists of many fine engravings depicting Iceland's distinctive landscape, people...
Paris: Editions Claude Givaudan. Illustrated with 177 small b/w images, but only 1 page of text listing his personal and group exhibitions. 40pp. Slim 4to, pictorial wrappers. Paris: Editions Claude Givaudan, (no date, circa 1970). A near fine copy of this unusual catalogue.
Paris: Georges Fall, 1968. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w images, and minimal text at rear, in French. Unpaginated. 4to, pictorial wrappers (chip at head of spine and some light foxing). Paris: Georges Fall Editeur, (1968) A very good copy of this unusual catalogue, inscribed on the title page, presumably by the artist as it appears to read Gudmindsson.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Praeger, (1969). vg.
Reykjavik: Almenna Bokafelagio, 1959. Numerous photographic illustrations. Slim 4to, beige linen, d.w. Reykjavik: Almenna Bokafelagio, (1959). First Edition. Very good (+) in a slightly frayed dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to art historian Meyer Schapiro.
Nuremberg: Hans Carl Nurnberg, 1965. 176 black & white plates. Wide and short 4to, gilt-stamped blue cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper chipped and worn. Nuremberg: Hans Carl Nurnberg, (1965). A near fine copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
Boulogne: Editions Delroisse. Many color photo Illus. 4to, white cloth, d.w. (Boulogne: Editions Delroisse), n.d., circa 1975. Near Fine Survey of Iceland. Text in English, French, and German.
Stockholm: Limited Editions Club, 1931. Translated from the French by Guy Endore, Illustrated with lithographs by Yngve Berg. 207pp. 4to, white cloth-backed patterned boards, t.e.g., in board slipcase. Stockholm: The Limited Editions Club, 1931. A fine copy in a very good (+) slipcase. One of 1500 numbered copies on Van Gelder paper, signed by the illustrator.
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 `...voyage 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...
Nantucket: Longship Press, 1978. Many color photo Illus. 95pp. Square 8vo, pictorial boards. (Nantucket): Longship Press, (1978). The unique story of the Iceland Horse.
Hamburg: Ellert & Richter, 1991. Many color photo Illus. by Max Schmid. 4to, white boards, d.w. (Hamburg): Ellert & Richter, (1991). Near Fine Photography of scenic landscapes of Iceland. Text in German, French, and English.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1932. with a Continuation , by Another Hand, up to his Death in 1679. Translated by Bertha Phillpotts. Ed. by Richard Temple and Lavinia Mary Anstey. Volume II: Life and Travels: Denmark, England, the Cape, Madagascar, Comoro Is., Coromandel Coast, Tranquebar, St Helena, Ascension Is., Ireland, Iceland, 1618-1679. 2 plates, folding map. xxx, 290pp. 8vo, blue cloth, corners bumped, otherwise very good. London: Hakluyt Society, 1932.
Reykjavík: Almenna Bokafelagid, 1986. Translation by Olafur B. Gudnason. Illustrated. 159pp., 4to, black cloth, d.w.; lower front corner dented, dust wrapper torn at same corner. Reykjavík: Almenna Bokafelagid, (1986). Internally fine, a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Boston: Bulfinch, 1989. 56 color photo Illus. Small folio, blue cloth, d.w. Boston: Bulfinch Press, (1989). Fine.
New York: Morrow, 1946. 8vo, cloth backed decorative boards. New York: Morrow, (1946). First American Edition. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed, with a scratch on the back cover, but a very good copy of an uncommon title.
engravings. map of the Arctic region. 501pp. 8vo, cont. calf, leather label; (spine ends worn, foxing). Boston, 1831. First edition. Comprehensive work on the Arctic. Describes geography, Eskimos, and whale fisheries. Includes the expeditions of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and others.
Gotha: Justus Perthes. Map. Engraving with original hand colored outline. Image measures 13" x 16". Nice map From Stieler's Hand Atlas, circa 1860. Minor foxing around margins.
London: J. Rapkin. Map. Steel engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 10.5" x 12.75". In good condition, with no center fold or crease as is common with this map. This map of Eastern Canada and New Brunswick shows the span of the St. Lawrence river from Gaspe to Montreal. Decorative vignettes show a view of Quebec from the river, and a grouping of North American Indians. The map is from R. Montgomery's "Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the...
London: J. Rapkin. Map. Steel engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 10.5" x 12.75". This map of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland offers both geographical and cultural overviews of this eastern region of Canada. The two islands, as well as Prince Edward Island, are shown as they are situated off the coasts of New Brunswick and Labrador. Each is abundantly labeled with the names of cities, counties, rivers, and most importantly, bays and harbors, as these sites were the keys...
London: J. Rapkin. Map. Steel engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 10.5" x 12.75". In good condition, with no center fold or crease as is common with this map. This map of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland offers both geographical and cultural overviews of this eastern region of Canada. The two islands, as well as Prince Edward Island, are shown as they are situated off the coasts of New Brunswick and Labrador. Each is abundantly labeled with the names of...