Danish Arctic Expeditions, 1605 to 1620: In Two Books. Book I - The Danish Expeditions to Greenland in 1605, 1606, and 1607; to which is added Captain James Hall's Voyage to Greenland in 1612, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Danish Arctic Expeditions, 1605 to 1620

In Two Books. Book I - The Danish Expeditions to Greenland in 1605, 1606, and 1607; to which is added Captain James Hall's Voyage to Greenland in 1612, 1st Edition

Edited by C.C.A. Gosch

Hakluyt Society

360 pages

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Hardback: 9781409413639
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Continued in First Series 97. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1897.

Table of Contents

Contents: Editor's preface; Introduction; A report to King Christian IV of Denmark on the Danish expedition to Greenland, under the command of Captain John Cunningham, in 1605 James Hall; Another account of the Danish expedition to Greenland under the command of Captain John Cunningham, in 1605 James Hall, as abbreviated by the Rev. Samuel Purchas; An account of the Danish expedition to Greenland, under the command of Captain Godske Lindenow, in 1606 James Hall, as abbreviated by the Rev. Samuel Purchas; An account of the English expedition to Greenland, under the command of Captain James Hall, in 1612 John Gatonbe; Another account of the latter part of the English expedition to Greenland, under the command of Captain James Hall, in 1612 William Baffin, as abbreviated by the Rev. Samuel Purchas; Appendices; Index.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS037040
HISTORY / Modern / 17th Century