John Barlow - A Visit to Iceland by way of Tronyem in the "Flower of Yarrow" in 1834 - 1835
Original edition in a new leather binding - xxiv, 320 pp. + 9 plates including 1 frontispiece + 18 engravings in the text of which one is ‘Groundplan of the Geysers’ (p .176) - first edition, 1835.
Dedication to Charles R. Smith, Esq.
Condition: Good. Scattered browning on the plates, other leaves are clean. Overall odourless and professionally bound in an attractive, black leather binding. Beautiful engravings.
10 Chapters with very detailed paragraphs. The journey went from London to Tronyem (Norway), to Roraas, Lapland, Iceland (from Chapter 3).
9 separate plates (Directions for placing the plates) all present, with plate 9 as frontispiece and plate 1 as title engraving:
A Lapland Family, Laplander's Hut, View of Tronyem, View of Reikiavik, Part of the cavaleade with Hecla in the distnace, Fall in the Bruer-aa, Coast of Stappen with Snaefell in the background, Basaltic cave of Stappen.
Musical score + 18 Text engravings including geysers, Geyser Plan, etc.