The Resource A description of Greenland. : Shewing 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, &c. With a new map of Greenland. And several copper plates representing different animals, birds and fishes, the Greenlanders way of hunting and fishing; their habitations, dress, sports and diversions, &c., By Mr. Hans Egede, missionary in that country for twenty five years. ; Translated from the Danish

A description of Greenland. : Shewing 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, &c. With a new map of Greenland. And several copper plates representing different animals, birds and fishes, the Greenlanders way of hunting and fishing; their habitations, dress, sports and diversions, &c., By Mr. Hans Egede, missionary in that country for twenty five years. ; Translated from the Danish

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A description of Greenland. : Shewing 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, &c. With a new map of Greenland. And several copper plates representing different animals, birds and fishes, the Greenlanders way of hunting and fishing; their habitations, dress, sports and diversions, &c.
Title
A description of Greenland.
Title remainder
Shewing 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, &c. With a new map of Greenland. And several copper plates representing different animals, birds and fishes, the Greenlanders way of hunting and fishing; their habitations, dress, sports and diversions, &c.
Statement of responsibility
By Mr. Hans Egede, missionary in that country for twenty five years. ; Translated from the Danish
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engkal
  • dan
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 2625 (variant ed.)
  • 1236 (variant ed.)
  • p. 26-7
  • III:799
  • 745/74
  • T144751
Citation source
  • Pritzel
  • Nissen. Zool.
  • Pilling, J.C. Eskimo language
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • ESTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1686-1758
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egede, Hans
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lutheran Church
  • Lutheran Church
  • Eskimos
  • Eskimos
  • Natural history
  • Kalâtdlisut dialect
  • Kalâtdlisut dialect
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Greenland
  • Greenland
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A description of Greenland. : Shewing 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, &c. With a new map of Greenland. And several copper plates representing different animals, birds and fishes, the Greenlanders way of hunting and fishing; their habitations, dress, sports and diversions, &c., By Mr. Hans Egede, missionary in that country for twenty five years. ; Translated from the Danish
Link
https://archive.org/details/descriptionofgre00eged
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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 Greenlandic song, composed by Frederick Christian, p. 155-162, is without music and gives a description of the performance
  • "Of their language", p. 163-[174], 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 a2 B-O P
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, [4], 220 pages, 12 leaves of plates (1 folded)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A description of Greenland. : Shewing 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, &c. With a new map of Greenland. And several copper plates representing different animals, birds and fishes, the Greenlanders way of hunting and fishing; their habitations, dress, sports and diversions, &c., By Mr. Hans Egede, missionary in that country for twenty five years. ; Translated from the Danish
Link
https://archive.org/details/descriptionofgre00eged
Publication
Note
  • 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 Greenlandic song, composed by Frederick Christian, p. 155-162, is without music and gives a description of the performance
  • "Of their language", p. 163-[174], 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 a2 B-O P
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, [4], 220 pages, 12 leaves of plates (1 folded)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote

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