Iceland and the Faroe Islands
Sir George Steuart MACKENZIE (1780-1848). Travels in the island of Iceland during the summer of the year MDCCCX. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & co. and others in London, 1811. 4° (273 x 214mm). 14 engraved plates (1 folding, 8 mounted hand-coloured aquatints), 3 engraved maps, 1 hand-coloured and folding, engraved illustrations. (Lacks half-title, slight surface damage to dedication leaf with resultant loss of one character, folding map torn and repaired, some spotting and browning to mounts of plates, unmounted plates also browned and spotted.) Contemporary calf (rebacked. old spine laid down). Provenance: George Phillips Parker (armorial bookplate); W.Creighton Lee (inscription, dated March 1859). Abbey Travel I, 160; Tooley 313.
Òlafr ÒLAFSSON. Oeconomische Reise durch Island. [Translated from Danish into German by J.Jasperson]. Dresden & Leipzig: 1787. 4° (240 x 195mm). 18 engraved plates and maps, each tipped onto and folded between guard leaves. (Occasional small tears to plates and maps, some light spotting.) Contemporary figured paper-covered boards (extremities rubbed). Provenance: M.J.Bins (inscription dated 1879). First published in Danish in Copenhagen in 1780.
Sir William Jackson HOOKER (1785-1865). Journal of a tour in Iceland, inthe summer of 1809. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown and John Murray, 1813. 2 volumes, 8° (210 x 130mm). Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, 4 plates, 2 folding engraved maps. (Without half-titles, some light spotting.) Contemporary half calf (rebacked and cornered, hinges repaired). Provenance: Robert Barclay (Bury Hill, armorial bookplate); Bernard Gore Brett (armorial bookplate). Second edition, the first was published in Yarmouth in 1 volume in 1811; together with 20 other works, in 22 volumes (including: Sir George Steuart MACKENZIE. Travels in the island of Iceland... second edition, Edinburgh & London, 1812, 4°; [E.H.GREG]. A Narrative of the cruise of the yacht Maria among the Feroe Islands in the summer of 1854... second edition, London, 1856, large 8°; Richard F.BURTON. Ultima Thule; a summer in Iceland, London & Edinburgh, 1875, 2 vols., 8°; Samuel KNEELAND. An American in Iceland, Boston, 1876, 8°, inscribed by the author; Uno von TROIL. Letters on Iceland, Dublin, 1780, 8°; Uno von TROIL. Briefe welche eine von Herrn... von Troil im Jahr 1772 nach Island angestellte Reise betressen, Uppsala & Leipzig, 1779, 8°; M.R.BARNARD. A Summer in Iceland, London, 1868, 8°; Ebenezer HENDERSON. Iceland; or the journal of a residence in that island, during the years 1814 and 1815, Edinburgh, 1818, 2 vols., 8°; William Lord WATTS. Snioland; or, Iceland, Its Iokulls and Fjalls, London, 1875, 8°; John BARROW. A Visit to Iceland, by way of Tronyem, in the "Flower of Yarrow" yacht, in the summer of 1834, London, 1835, 12°; P.C.HEADLEY. The Island of Fire, Boston & New York, 1875, 12°; John COLES. Summer travelling in Iceland, London, 1882, 8°; Andrew James SYMINGTON. Pen and pencil sketches of Faröe and Iceland, London, 1862, 8°; Andrew James SYMINGTON. Pen and pencil sketches of Faröe and Iceland, London, 1862, 8°, presentation copy inscribed by the illustrator; G.LANDT. A description of the Feroe Islands... translated from the Danish, London, 1810, 8°; W.T.MCCORMICK. A ride across Iceland in the summer of 1891, London, 1892, 8°; Ida PFEIFFER. Visit to Iceland... translated from the German... second edition, London, 1853, 8°; Niels HORREBOW. Zuverlässige Nachrichten von Island, Copenhagen & Leipzig, 1753, 8°). (26)