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Creator:
Mackenzie, George Steuart, Sir, 1780-1848.
Title:
Travels in the island of Iceland : during the summer of the year MDCCCX / by Sir George Steuart Mackenzie, Baronet ; Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, &c. &c. &c.
Alternate Title(s):
Travels in Iceland
Published/Created:
Edinburgh : Printed by Thomas Allan and Company, for Archibald Constable and Company ; 1811.
London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Cadell & Davies, William Miller, John Murray, 1811.
Physical Description:
xvii, [3], 491, [1] p., [17] leaves of plates ([2] folded) : ill. ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DL312 .M14 1811+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DL312 .M14 1811+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Half-title: Travels in Iceland.
Spine title, on publisher's printed label: Mackenzie's travels in Iceland.
Aquatint engravings by Robert Scott, J. Clark, and Edward Mitchell; after George Steuart Mackenzie, Sir Henry Holland, and Richard Bright.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 160
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.), 313
Includes index.
Errata: p. [3] preliminary paging.
Directions to the binder: [1] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Lacks half-title. Bound in gilt-tooled calf. Armorial bookplate: George Round Esq. Copy 2 bound in original boards, with publisher's printed spine label. Armorial bookplate: William Thompson.
Contents:
Preliminary dissertation on the history and literature of Iceland, by Dr. Holland -- Journal of the first excursion -- Journal of the second excursion -- Journal of the third excursion -- Rural affairs -- Present state of education and literature, by Dr. Holland -- On the government, laws and religion, by Dr. Holland -- State of commerce -- Zoology, and botany, By Mr. Bright -- Mineralogy -- Mineral waters -- Apendix No. I -- On the diseases of Icelanders, by Dr. Holland -- II. Icelandic flora -- III. Catalogue of minerals -- IV. Miscellaneous articles connected with history and literature -- V. Music -- VI. Register of the weather -- VII. Remarks occasioned by the Honourable Mr Bennet's Account of the mineralogy of the island of Madeira -- Icelandic revolution, 1809.
Subject Terms:
Cadell & Davies -- Publisher.
Constable, Archibald, 1774-1827, -- Publisher.
Costumes -- Iceland.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1811.
Iceland -- Description and travel.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, -- Publisher.
Miller, William -- Publisher.
Murray, John -- Publisher.
Natural history -- Iceland.
Round, George -- Bookplate.
T. Allan and company, -- Printer.
Thompson, William -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1811.
Contributors:
Holland, Henry, Sir, 1788-1873, ill.
Bright, Richard, 1789-1858, ill.
Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865.
Mitchell, Edward, active 1819-1879, engraver.
Clark, J., fl. 1789-1830, engraver.
Scott, Robert, 1777-1841, engraver.
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