Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 488
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(ARCTIC.) Egede, Hans. A Description of Greenland. Map, 11 plates. xvi, [4], 220 pages. 8vo, modern calf gilt; marginal repairs to title page, short closed tears to map; perforated library stamps to first two leaves and one plate, inked library stamps to verso of plates, deaccession stamp on verso of title page, Edinger bookplate. London, 1745

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first english edition of an exhaustive Danish history of Greenland, with a detailed description of life among the native Greenlanders. Includes a discussion of whaling. Arctic Bibliography 4362; European Americana 745/74; Sabin 22028.