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 book cover
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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




ISBN 9781409414209
Published July 27, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
336 Pages

 
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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.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Genealogical table; Author's preface; Text; Appendix; List of works referred to in the notes; Indexes.

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