EGEDE, HANS: A Description of Greenland. Map, 11 plates. xvi, , 220 pages. 8vo, modern calf gilt; marginal repairs to title page, short closed tears to map; perforated library stamps to first two leaves and one plate, inked library stamps to verso of plates, deaccession stamp on verso of title page, Edinger bookplate. London, 1745
Notes: first english edition of an exhaustive Danish history of Greenland, with a detailed description of life among the native Greenlanders. Includes a discussion of whaling. Arctic Bibliography 4362; European Americana 745/74; Sabin 22028.