Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 1,105
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
LOUISE ARNER BOYD'S COPY (ARCTIC.) Crantz, David. The History of Greenland. 2 folding maps, 7 folding plates. [4], lix, 405; [2], 497, [1] pages. 2 volumes. 8vo, contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked at an early date with original backstrip laid down; long closed tear to leaf I:R2; Louise Arner Boyd and Edinger bookplates. London, 1767

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first edition in english. "The minute journal of the noble Moravian Brethren, gives us in their own language the phases of Aboriginal life and peculiarities which daily presented themselves. No tribe of American savages has been more closely or intelligently studied"--Field 383. Former owner Louise Arner Boyd (1887-1972) was a distinguished explorer of Greenland. Pilling 921; Sabin 17417.