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Letters on Iceland : containing observations on the civil, literary, ecclesiastical, and natural history ; antiquities, volcanos, basaltes, hot springs ; customs, dress, manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. made, during a voyage undertaken in the year 1772, by Joseph Banks ... assisted by Dr. Solander ... Dr. J. Lind ... Dr. Uno von Troil, and several other literary and ingenious gentlemen Preview this item
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Letters on Iceland : containing observations on the civil, literary, ecclesiastical, and natural history ; antiquities, volcanos, basaltes, hot springs ; customs, dress, manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. made, during a voyage undertaken in the year 1772, by Joseph Banks ... assisted by Dr. Solander ... Dr. J. Lind ... Dr. Uno von Troil, and several other literary and ingenious gentlemen

Author: Uno von Troil; Joseph Banks; Abraham Bäck; Torbern Bergman
Publisher: London : Printed by and for W. Richardson ; Also for J. Robson ... and N. Conant, 1780.
Series: Landmarks of science.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Micro-opaque : Master microform : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 03006490
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uno von Troil; Joseph Banks; Abraham Bäck; Torbern Bergman
OCLC Number: 8578039
Notes: Translated from the German version: Briefe welche eine von Herrn Dr. Uno von Troil im Jahr 1772 nach Island angestellte Reise betreffen (from the Swedish, of J.G.P. Möller)--by Mrs. Susanna Dorothy (Forster) Dixon.
Master microform held by: Readex.
Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex Microprint Corporation, 1972. 5 microopaques ; 15 x 23 cm. (Landmarks of science).
Description: xxvi, 400 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Series Title: Landmarks of science.
Other Titles: Bref, rörande en resa till Island.
Responsibility: written by Uno von Troil ... to which are added the letters of Dr. Ihre and Dr. Bach [i.e. Bäck] to the author, concerning the Edda and the elephantiasis of Iceland : also Professor Bergman's curious observations and chemical examination of the lava and other substances produced on the island : with a new map of the island, and a representation of the remarkable boiling fountain called by the inhabitants geyser.

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