Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 32

Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(ARCTIC.) Rafn, Carl Christian. Antiquitates Americanae sive Scriptores Septentrionales rerum Ante-Columbianarum in America. 4 maps, 14 plates, lacking the engraved frontispiece as usual. Large-paper 4to, contemporary 1/2 calf, moderate wear; intermittent foxing, musty. Copenhagen, 1837

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"The pioneer investigation into the Norse discoveries, with original sagas included"--Howes R13 ("aa"). Discusses the Norse in Iceland, Greenland, Canada, and Massachusetts, including original accounts in Icelandic with translations into Danish and Latin. Sabin 67470.