Historie von Grönland enthaltend Die Beschreibung des Landes und der Einwohner etc. insbesondere die Geschichte der dortigen Mission der Evangelischen Brüder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels. (3 Bände, 3 Volumes)

By: Cranz, David

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Book Condition: Good


Contemporary Papered Boards. 3 volumes. Volumes 1 and 2 second edition. The continuation (volume 3) is a first edition. [20], 512 pages; 513-1132, [27]; [12], 360, [12] pages. 2 folding maps showing Greenland, Davis Strait, Iceland and parts of Baffin Island; the other maps shows part of the west coast of greenland; the 6 plates show Greenlanders, clothing, housing, harpoons, kayaks, hunting scenes, and the missionary settlements of Neu-Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels. In uniform contemporary binding, green papered boards, boards are rubbed, some corners bumped, binding tight. This set has old stamps from various Moravian libraries: 'Herrnhuter Missionsbücherei', 'Missionsschule Niesky', 'Bibel- und Missionsschule Herrnhut - Bücherei'. The most comprehensive book on Greenland published in the 18th century.

Title: Historie von Grönland enthaltend Die Beschreibung des Landes und der Einwohner etc. insbesondere die Geschichte der dortigen Mission der Evangelischen Brüder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels. (3 Bände, 3 Volumes)

Author Name: Cranz, David

Categories: Antarctica, Arctica,

Publisher: Barby, Bey Heinrich Detlef Ebers: 1770

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 1942

Keywords: GREENLAND, GRÖNLAND, MORAVIANS, MORAVIAN MISSION, HANS EGEDE, MÄHRISCHE BRÜDER, POLAR REGIONS, DANMARK, ESKIMOS, INNUIT, MISSIONARIES, NORMANS, VIKINGS, DISCOVERY OF AMERICA, SEALS, SEAL HUNTING, SEALING, LABRADOR, WHALES, WHALING, WALRUS, GRAF VON ZINZEN