Linnaeus´s Tour in Lapland 1811
5 000-6 000 SEK
LINNÉ, CARL VON. Lachesis Lapponica, or a Tour in Lapland, now first published from the original manuscript journal... by James Edward Smith. I-II. London (printed for White and Cochrane... by R. Taylor and Co) 1811.
8:o. (3), iv-xvi, (1)-366, (lacks 4 pages advertisment for books), (2), (1)-306, (2, list of books written or edited by J. E. Smith) pp. Woodcut illustrations in the text.
Contemporary brown full calf bindings, worn and stained, split joints and some damages, inner joints restored, faded gilt spine. Cut on Linnaeus mounted on endpaper. Signature on titles. Some browning in the beginning.
Soulsby 192, Bring 136, Schiötz 608a. First edition.
The woodcut illustrations are by Richard T. Austin.
Provenance: Clas Ifvarsson (1941-2012).