Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean. New York: James Eastburn, 1818. 8o. 2 engraved folding maps. Original boards, uncut. Abbey Travel 633; Field 1160; NMM 816; Sabin 57576. -- SCORESBY, William. Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including Researches and Discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1823. 8o. 2 engraved maps and 6 plates. Contemporary calf. NMM 834; Sabin 78171. -- GRAAH, Wilhelm August. Undersogelses-Reise till Ostkysten af Gronland. Copenhagen: J.D. Quist, 1832. 4o. Engraved folding map and 8 hand-colored engraved plates. Contemporary quarter mottled calf gilt, marbled boards. Provenance: Erik Halved (bookplate) -- Bille Brahe (ownership signature on front pastedown). NMM 849; Sabin 28178. Together 5 volumes. (Some offsetting and foxing, bindings a bit soiled and rubbed.) (5) " /> [EXPLORATION -- GREENLAND]. CRANTZ, David. <I>The History of Greenland: Containing a Description of the Country and its Inhabitants</I>. London: Printed for the Brethren's Society, 1767. 2 volumes, 8<V>o. 2 engraved folding maps and 7 engraved plates. 19th-century polished calf gilt. Field 383 ("No tribe of American savages has been more closely or intelligently studied"); Sabin 17417. -- O'REILLY, Bernard. <I>Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean</I>. New York: James Eastburn, 1818. 8<V>o. 2 engraved folding maps. Original boards, uncut. Abbey <I>Travel</I> 633; Field 1160; NMM 816; Sabin 57576. -- SCORESBY, William. <I>Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including Researches and Discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland</I>. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1823. 8<V>o. 2 engraved maps and 6 plates. Contemporary calf. NMM 834; Sabin 78171. -- GRAAH, Wilhelm August. <I>Undersogelses-Reise till Ostkysten af Gronland</I>. Copenhagen: J.D. Quist, 1832. 4<V>o. Engraved folding map and 8 hand-colored engraved plates. Contemporary quarter mottled calf gilt, marbled boards. <I>Provenance</I>: Erik Halved (bookplate) -- Bille Brahe (ownership signature on front pastedown). NMM 849; Sabin 28178. Together 5 volumes. (Some offsetting and foxing, bindings a bit soiled and rubbed.) (5) | Christie's
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    Sale 9548

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

    14 December 2000, New York

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    [EXPLORATION -- GREENLAND]. CRANTZ, David. The History of Greenland: Containing a Description of the Country and its Inhabitants. London: Printed for the Brethren's Society, 1767. 2 volumes, 8o. 2 engraved folding maps and 7 engraved plates. 19th-century polished calf gilt. Field 383 ("No tribe of American savages has been more closely or intelligently studied"); Sabin 17417. -- O'REILLY, Bernard. Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean. New York: James Eastburn, 1818. 8o. 2 engraved folding maps. Original boards, uncut. Abbey Travel 633; Field 1160; NMM 816; Sabin 57576. -- SCORESBY, William. Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including Researches and Discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1823. 8o. 2 engraved maps and 6 plates. Contemporary calf. NMM 834; Sabin 78171. -- GRAAH, Wilhelm August. Undersogelses-Reise till Ostkysten af Gronland. Copenhagen: J.D. Quist, 1832. 4o. Engraved folding map and 8 hand-colored engraved plates. Contemporary quarter mottled calf gilt, marbled boards. Provenance: Erik Halved (bookplate) -- Bille Brahe (ownership signature on front pastedown). NMM 849; Sabin 28178. Together 5 volumes. (Some offsetting and foxing, bindings a bit soiled and rubbed.) (5)

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    [EXPLORATION -- GREENLAND]. CRANTZ, David. The History of Greenland: Containing a Description of the Country and its Inhabitants. London: Printed for the Brethren's Society, 1767. 2 volumes, 8o. 2 engraved folding maps and 7 engraved plates. 19th-century polished calf gilt. Field 383 ("No tribe of American savages has been more closely or intelligently studied"); Sabin 17417. -- O'REILLY, Bernard. Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean. New York: James Eastburn, 1818. 8o. 2 engraved folding maps. Original boards, uncut. Abbey Travel 633; Field 1160; NMM 816; Sabin 57576. -- SCORESBY, William. Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including Researches and Discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1823. 8o. 2 engraved maps and 6 plates. Contemporary calf. NMM 834; Sabin 78171. -- GRAAH, Wilhelm August. Undersogelses-Reise till Ostkysten af Gronland. Copenhagen: J.D. Quist, 1832. 4o. Engraved folding map and 8 hand-colored engraved plates. Contemporary quarter mottled calf gilt, marbled boards. Provenance: Erik Halved (bookplate) -- Bille Brahe (ownership signature on front pastedown). NMM 849; Sabin 28178. Together 5 volumes. (Some offsetting and foxing, bindings a bit soiled and rubbed.) (5)


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