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ATLAS du Voyage en Islande - 1802

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ATLAS du Voyage en Islande, fait par ordre de S. M. Danoise.

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Paris et Strasbourg, Levrault, 1802.

Atlas alone, in-4, half-calf with havana corners, ornate smooth back, title pieces in red mar. (modern rel). (Without the 5 vols. of text).

The atlas consists of a title and 59 plates ch. li-LX. Without the big fold-out map

(Replaced in frontispiece by another map of Iceland dim. 20 x 26 cm).

Olafsen, an Icelandic naturalist, was commissioned by the Academy of Sciences in Copenhagen to explore Iceland with the Danish physician Povelsen. (Boucher de la Richarderie 1, p. 394.)

Marginal freckles.