The Life of the Icelander Jón Ólafsson, Traveller to India, Written by Himself and Completed about 1661 A.D.: With a Continuation, by Another Hand, up to his Death in 1679. Volume I

1st Edition

Bertha S. Phillpotts

Hakluyt Society
Published July 28, 2010
Reference - 336 Pages
ISBN 9781409414209 - CAT# Y239594
Series: Hakluyt Society, Second Series


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Translated from the Icelandic edition of Sigfús Blöndal and edited by the translator. The volume covers his life and travels, 1593-1622, in Iceland, England, Denmark, White Sea, Faroes, Spitzbergen, Norway. Continued, with new editors, in Second Series 68. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1923. Owing to technical constraints it has not been possible to reproduce Wije's View of Copenhagen in 1611 which appeared in the first edition of the work.

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