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Mackenzie, George Steuart

Published by Printed by Thomas Allan and Company for Archibald Constable and Company et al., Edinburgh, 1811
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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Lg. 4to. xvii,(3),492pp. Uncut. Index and appendices. Illustrated with 2 engraved maps (1, folding and hand colored), 8 mounted colored aquatints, 7 engraved plates (1, folding & 1, of musical notation), and 4 folding letterpress tables. Complete. Cont. straight grained brown morocco, gilt (spine & tips a bit rubbed), over marbled boards. Map and title page facing it with some offset browning. Folding map with a closed tear (repaired with archival tape on verso). The appendices include lists of Icelandic diseases, plants, mineral, and folklore. "Although the scientific portions of the book have long been superceded, it contains much information of permanent interest on the social and economic condition of Iceland." DNB Abbey Travel 160. Bookseller Inventory # 8669

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Publisher: Printed by Thomas Allan and Company for Archibald Constable and Company et al., Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1811

Binding: 1/2 morocco

Book Condition: Very good

Edition: First Edition.

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