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Cranz, David (1723-1777) The History of Greenland: Containing a Description of The Country, and Its Inhabitants.
London: Printer for the Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel among the Heathen: and sold by J. Dodsley, et alia, 1767.
First edition in English, two octavo volumes, illustrated with nine plates, including six folding (of which two are maps); bound in contemporary uniform tree calf, with gilt-tooled spines, rebacked, original spines replaced, 8 1/4 x 5 in.
The English translation was done by Bishop John Gambold (1711-1771), of the Moravian Church. The work focuses on the church's missionary work on the island, but also summarizes Greenland's early history, settlement, and natural history.