Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 327

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
SCHEFFER, JOHANNES. The History of Lapland. Folding engraved map; 26 large woodcut illustrations, including vignette on letterpress title. [6], 147, [1] pages, including engraved additional title. Folio, 295x187 mm, contemporary sheep, joints worn, spine ends chipped; contents generally clean, with only minor marginal foxing on titles. Oxford: At the Theater for George West and Amos Curtein, 1674

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first edition in english of a study of the geography, natural history, and inhabitants of Lapland, originally published in Latin the year before; issue with West/Curtein imprint. Alden 674/172 (for discussion of the Lapp fondness for tobacco); Wing S851.