Antiquitates Americanæ sive Scriptores Septentrionales Rerum Ante-Columbianarum in America. Samling af de i Nordens Oldskrifter indeholdte Efterretninger om de gamle Nordboers Opdagelsesreiser til America fra Det 10de til Det 14de Aarhundrede.

Hafniae (Copenhagen), 1837. Folio. Contemp. hcalf. Gilt spine, titlelabel with gilt lettering. Slightly rubbed. XLIV,479,(6 - Genealogies) pp., 8 facsimileplates, 6 plates and 4 engraved maps (3 large and folded). The first 6 leaves with a dampstain in lower right corners, not effecting the text. Faint marginal brownspots. Copy with printed title-page (not engraved).

The work contains the texts from the Old Nordic Litterature which deals with the discovery of America.
"The fullest and most importent work that has yet been published relating to the discovery of America by Northmen. It comprises a collection of the original accounts in Icelandic, with Danish and Latin translations and learned notes by the editor. "It is one of the most importent contributions ever made to the study of the history and geography of our continent" (North American review)". (Sabin 67470).
- Fiske p. 13.

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