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Taschenbuch der Reisen/Die Westliche Arctische Welt


The third (?) volume in Zimmerman's scarce series of pocket-size travel narratives focussing on "Western Arctic World": Iceland, Greenland and arctic Canada. In addition to the detailed, folding map of the region, the volume includes 10 plates of arctic scenes (including northern sea ice, the northern lights, Icelandic villages and "geysers," an Esquimo family, and a dramatic view of Niagara Falls).
Item Number: B1906
Cartographer: E.A.W. von Zimmerman
Place & Date: Leipzig / 1804
Size: 3 3/8" x 4 7/8" (overall volume)
Condition: original binding, worn and scuffed but intact; overall age toning and some spotting on text pages and plates; some water stains on folding map.
Price: $300.00