The Resource A description of Greenland., By Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years

A description of Greenland., By Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years

Label
A description of Greenland.
Title
A description of Greenland.
Statement of responsibility
By Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years
Title variation
Description of Greenland: showing the natural history, situation, boundaries, and face of the country; the nature of the soil; the rise and progress of the old Norwegian colonies; the ancient and modern inhabitants; their genius and way of life, and produce of the soil; their plants, beasts, fishes, etc
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engkal
  • dan
  • eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
Harvard Univ. Library
Citation location within source
22029
Citation source
Sabin
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1686-1758
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Egede, Hans
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Egede, Hans
  • Lutheran Church
  • Lutheran Church
  • Eskimos
  • Eskimos
  • Natural history
  • Kalâtdlisut dialect
  • Kalâtdlisut dialect
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Greenland
  • Greenland
Label
A description of Greenland., By Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Colophon reads: Charles Wood, printer, Poppin's Court, Fleet Street, London
  • Translation of: Det gamle Grønlands nye perlustration, eller Naturel-historie, og beskrivelse over det gamle Grønlands situation, luft, temperament og bestaffenhed, first printed in an enlarged edition Copenhagen, 1741, but which first appeared in a pirated edition in Copenhagen, 1729
  • A facsimile of the London, 1745 title page, without imprint, appears on p. [ix] and reads: A description of Greenland: showing the natural history, situation, boundaries, and face of the country; the nature of the soil; the rise and progress of the old Norwegian colonies; the ancient and modern inhabitants; their genius and way of life, and produce of the soil; their plants, beasts, fishes, etc. By Hans Egede, missionary in that country for twenty-five years. Translated from the Danish
  • "Sketch of the life of Hans Egede": p. [xciii]-ciii
  • "A Greenlandic song, composed by Frederick Christian, a native", p. 158-164, is without music and gives a description of the performance
  • "Of their language", p. 165-178, gives a small glossary of Kalâtdlisut dialect words as well as a discussion of grammar; the three articles of faith and the Lord's prayer are also translated into the Greenlandic language
  • Signatures: pi (pi2 verso blank) a (-a8) (gathering a missigned h) (a1 verso blank) b-g (g2, g8 versos blank) B-P chi1
  • Engraved vignette on a ship in the ice on title page; head pieces
Edition
  • A New edition /
  • with an historical introduction and a life of the author. Illustrated with a map pf Greenland, and numerous engravings on wood. Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, [3], cviii-cxviii, [1], x-ciii, [1], 225, [1] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: wanting p. [i-ii], a possible half-title.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy half bound in contemporary green morocco with marbled boards.
Other physical details
illustrations, map.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A description of Greenland., By Hans Egede, who was a missionary in that country for twenty-five years
Link
Publication
Note
  • Colophon reads: Charles Wood, printer, Poppin's Court, Fleet Street, London
  • Translation of: Det gamle Grønlands nye perlustration, eller Naturel-historie, og beskrivelse over det gamle Grønlands situation, luft, temperament og bestaffenhed, first printed in an enlarged edition Copenhagen, 1741, but which first appeared in a pirated edition in Copenhagen, 1729
  • A facsimile of the London, 1745 title page, without imprint, appears on p. [ix] and reads: A description of Greenland: showing the natural history, situation, boundaries, and face of the country; the nature of the soil; the rise and progress of the old Norwegian colonies; the ancient and modern inhabitants; their genius and way of life, and produce of the soil; their plants, beasts, fishes, etc. By Hans Egede, missionary in that country for twenty-five years. Translated from the Danish
  • "Sketch of the life of Hans Egede": p. [xciii]-ciii
  • "A Greenlandic song, composed by Frederick Christian, a native", p. 158-164, is without music and gives a description of the performance
  • "Of their language", p. 165-178, gives a small glossary of Kalâtdlisut dialect words as well as a discussion of grammar; the three articles of faith and the Lord's prayer are also translated into the Greenlandic language
  • Signatures: pi (pi2 verso blank) a (-a8) (gathering a missigned h) (a1 verso blank) b-g (g2, g8 versos blank) B-P chi1
  • Engraved vignette on a ship in the ice on title page; head pieces
Edition
  • A New edition /
  • with an historical introduction and a life of the author. Illustrated with a map pf Greenland, and numerous engravings on wood. Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, [3], cviii-cxviii, [1], x-ciii, [1], 225, [1] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: wanting p. [i-ii], a possible half-title.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy half bound in contemporary green morocco with marbled boards.
Other physical details
illustrations, map.)
Specific material designation
remote

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