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Lachesis Lapponica, or A tour in Lapland

Author: Carl von Linné; James Edward Smith; White, Cochrane & Co.,; Richard Taylor and Co.,
Publisher: London: : Printed for White and Cochrane, Horace's Head, Fleet-Street, by Richard Taylor and Co., Shoe-Lane., 1811.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Account of travels of Carl von Linne in Lapland in 1732; includes descriptions of Lapps and of flora.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Wood engravings
Travel literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778.
Lachesis lapponica.
London, White and Cochrane, 1811
(OCoLC)582498783
Named Person: Carl von Linné; Carl von Linné
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl von Linné; James Edward Smith; White, Cochrane & Co.,; Richard Taylor and Co.,
OCLC Number: 2456941
Language Note: Translation of: Lachesis lapponica.
Notes: Smith, the owner of the manuscript, edited the edition based on a draft translation from the Swedish by "Mr. Charles Troilius, a young gentleman in the mercantile line, resident in London"--Preface, page x. Troilus had earlier translated the diary of Linnaeus published in Richard Pulteney's A general view of the writings of Linnaeus (London: Printed for J. Mawman by R. Taylor, 1805).
With wood engravings by R.T. Austin after the original drawings; see preface, page xv.
Collation: 8vo: v.1: A-Z⁸ 2A⁸( -2A8) [$2 signed]; 191 leaves, pages [i-iii] iv-vi [vii] viii-xvi, [1] 2-366 -- v.2. [A]1[=v.1 2A8?] B-U⁸ X² [$2 ( -X2) signed]; 155 leaves, pages [2 unnumbered] [1] 2-238 [239] 240-282 [283] 284-306 [307-308].
Includes index.
Errata: v.2, page 306.
Publisher's advertisement for "works, written or edited by Dr. Smith": v.2, pages 307-308.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (wood engravings) ; 22 cm (8vo)
Other Titles: Lachesis Lapponica
Tour in Lapland
Responsibility: now first published from the original manuscript journal of the celebrated Linnaeus; by James Edward Smith, M.D.F.R.S. etc. president of the Linnæan Society. In two volumes.

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Account of travels of Carl von Linne in Lapland in 1732; includes descriptions of Lapps and of flora.

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