The Resource The history of Lapland: : containing a geographical description, and a natural history of that country; with an account of the inhabitants, their original, religion, customs, habits, marriages, conjurations, employments, &c., Written by John Scheffer, professor of law and rhetorick, at Upsal in Sweden. Translated from the last edition in Latin, and illustrated with many curious copper-cutts. To which are added, the travels of the King of Sweden's mathematicians into Lapland: the history of Livonia, and the wars there: also a journey into Lapland, Finland, &c, written by Dr. Olof Rudbeck in the year 1701

The history of Lapland: : containing a geographical description, and a natural history of that country; with an account of the inhabitants, their original, religion, customs, habits, marriages, conjurations, employments, &c., Written by John Scheffer, professor of law and rhetorick, at Upsal in Sweden. Translated from the last edition in Latin, and illustrated with many curious copper-cutts. To which are added, the travels of the King of Sweden's mathematicians into Lapland: the history of Livonia, and the wars there: also a journey into Lapland, Finland, &c, written by Dr. Olof Rudbeck in the year 1701

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The history of Lapland: : containing a geographical description, and a natural history of that country; with an account of the inhabitants, their original, religion, customs, habits, marriages, conjurations, employments, &c.
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The history of Lapland:
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containing a geographical description, and a natural history of that country; with an account of the inhabitants, their original, religion, customs, habits, marriages, conjurations, employments, &c.
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Written by John Scheffer, professor of law and rhetorick, at Upsal in Sweden. Translated from the last edition in Latin, and illustrated with many curious copper-cutts. To which are added, the travels of the King of Sweden's mathematicians into Lapland: the history of Livonia, and the wars there: also a journey into Lapland, Finland, &c, written by Dr. Olof Rudbeck in the year 1701
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
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Cataloging source
PUL
Citation location within source
  • 704/139
  • T146952
Citation source
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • ESTC
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1621-1679
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scheffer, Johannes
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1660-1740
  • 1805-1886
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rudbeck, Olof
  • Browne, G. H
  • Bartlett, John Russell
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  • Charles
  • Spole, Anders
  • Bilberg, John
  • Sami (European people)
  • Sami (European people)
  • Sami (European people)
  • Sami language
  • Tobacco
  • Lutheran Church
  • Swedish Americans
  • Livonians
  • Lapland
  • Finland
  • Livonia
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The history of Lapland: : containing a geographical description, and a natural history of that country; with an account of the inhabitants, their original, religion, customs, habits, marriages, conjurations, employments, &c., Written by John Scheffer, professor of law and rhetorick, at Upsal in Sweden. Translated from the last edition in Latin, and illustrated with many curious copper-cutts. To which are added, the travels of the King of Sweden's mathematicians into Lapland: the history of Livonia, and the wars there: also a journey into Lapland, Finland, &c, written by Dr. Olof Rudbeck in the year 1701
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https://archive.org/details/historyoflapland00sche
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Publication
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  • Added engraved and folded title page reads: The history of Lapland written in Latin by Iohn Scheffer, newly done into English from ye last edition with large additions
  • Translation of: Argentoratensis Lapponia id est, regionis Lapponum, first printed Frankfurt am Main, 1673
  • First translated into English in 1674 and printed at Oxford
  • This translation is probably from the French edition printed at Paris, in 1678, which contains several addenda as included in this translation. Cf. Preface
  • "A short description of the great dukedom of Finland, and the lordship of Ingermanland", p. 373-377, has separate caption title
  • "An account of Livonia, with the manners, customs and religion of its antient as well as modern inhabitants, and the chief occurrences that have happened there, during the present war betwixt Muscovy, the King of Poland and the Swedes", p. 378-408, has separate caption title
  • "An account of a voyage of Charles XI. late King of Sweden, in the year, 1694. to the borders of Lapland, with the observations made by Mr. Andrew Spole and Mr. John Bilberg, two of his mathematicians in the year 1695. in Lapland, and some other of the most northern parts of Sweden, by special command from his said Majesty", p. 409-416, has separate caption title
  • "Olof Rudbecks the younger, Nora Samolad; or, Lapland illustrated; being an account of his travels thro' Upland, Gestricia, Helsingen, Medelpadia, Angermanland and Bothnia to the west, with the district of Luhlah in Lapland; and to the north, the district of Torna in the same Lapland, together with Finland, Aland, and some of the eastern provinces; containing a description of the true situation of all of these places, and the disposition of their inhabitants, especially what relates to manners, inclinations, customs, religion, language, and first origin of the Laplanders; together with the products, living creatures, plants, mines, mountains, woods, lakes, rivers and cataracts of these countries. Take from the Latin original printed in 1701. at Upsal", p. 1-22, 3rd count, has separate caption title
  • Includes a discussion of the fondness for tobacco, bought in the markets in Norway, of the Sami people; also includes a reference to Swedish churches in America
  • Signatures: pi1 (pi1 recto blank) [A]4 ([A]1 verso blank) B-2E8 (D2 missigned C2) 2F4 (-2F4)
  • Title page printed within double rule border
  • Cf. Chavanne, J. Polar-Regionen, 3119
Extent
1 online resource ([10], 416, 22 pages, [4] leaves of plates (2 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: G.H. Browne 1800; John Russell Bartlett: ms. autograph on recto of second front flyleaf.
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote
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The history of Lapland: : containing a geographical description, and a natural history of that country; with an account of the inhabitants, their original, religion, customs, habits, marriages, conjurations, employments, &c., Written by John Scheffer, professor of law and rhetorick, at Upsal in Sweden. Translated from the last edition in Latin, and illustrated with many curious copper-cutts. To which are added, the travels of the King of Sweden's mathematicians into Lapland: the history of Livonia, and the wars there: also a journey into Lapland, Finland, &c, written by Dr. Olof Rudbeck in the year 1701
Link
https://archive.org/details/historyoflapland00sche
Publication
Note
  • Added engraved and folded title page reads: The history of Lapland written in Latin by Iohn Scheffer, newly done into English from ye last edition with large additions
  • Translation of: Argentoratensis Lapponia id est, regionis Lapponum, first printed Frankfurt am Main, 1673
  • First translated into English in 1674 and printed at Oxford
  • This translation is probably from the French edition printed at Paris, in 1678, which contains several addenda as included in this translation. Cf. Preface
  • "A short description of the great dukedom of Finland, and the lordship of Ingermanland", p. 373-377, has separate caption title
  • "An account of Livonia, with the manners, customs and religion of its antient as well as modern inhabitants, and the chief occurrences that have happened there, during the present war betwixt Muscovy, the King of Poland and the Swedes", p. 378-408, has separate caption title
  • "An account of a voyage of Charles XI. late King of Sweden, in the year, 1694. to the borders of Lapland, with the observations made by Mr. Andrew Spole and Mr. John Bilberg, two of his mathematicians in the year 1695. in Lapland, and some other of the most northern parts of Sweden, by special command from his said Majesty", p. 409-416, has separate caption title
  • "Olof Rudbecks the younger, Nora Samolad; or, Lapland illustrated; being an account of his travels thro' Upland, Gestricia, Helsingen, Medelpadia, Angermanland and Bothnia to the west, with the district of Luhlah in Lapland; and to the north, the district of Torna in the same Lapland, together with Finland, Aland, and some of the eastern provinces; containing a description of the true situation of all of these places, and the disposition of their inhabitants, especially what relates to manners, inclinations, customs, religion, language, and first origin of the Laplanders; together with the products, living creatures, plants, mines, mountains, woods, lakes, rivers and cataracts of these countries. Take from the Latin original printed in 1701. at Upsal", p. 1-22, 3rd count, has separate caption title
  • Includes a discussion of the fondness for tobacco, bought in the markets in Norway, of the Sami people; also includes a reference to Swedish churches in America
  • Signatures: pi1 (pi1 recto blank) [A]4 ([A]1 verso blank) B-2E8 (D2 missigned C2) 2F4 (-2F4)
  • Title page printed within double rule border
  • Cf. Chavanne, J. Polar-Regionen, 3119
Extent
1 online resource ([10], 416, 22 pages, [4] leaves of plates (2 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: G.H. Browne 1800; John Russell Bartlett: ms. autograph on recto of second front flyleaf.
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote

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