Voyages North

Eggert Ólafsson. Vice-lavmand Eggert Olafsens og Land-physici Biarne Povelsens reise igiennem Island Sorøe (Denmark), 1772.

Issued in two volumes, this comprehensive description of the natural history of Iceland and surrounding waters includes four dozen copper engravings of fish, fowl and natural phenomena. Eggert Ólafsson and Bjarni Pálsson were both native Icelanders in the service of the Danish crown.

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