The Discovery Of America By The Northmen In The Tenth Century With Notices Of The Early Settlements Of The Irish In The Western Hemisphere

London: T. And W. Boone, 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; (xvi), xliii, 44-239, ix genealogical tables, (ii), index; illustrated with three folding black and white plates including two maps; green cloth decorated in blind, yellow coated endpapers, spine lettered in gilt;. A professionally rebacked copy, Ex-Library of the American Museum Of Natural History , bearing that bookplate and an additional plate stating that this was by gift of Albert S. Bickmore, another oval embossed stamp on the title page from Bickmore's personal library, "Albert Bickmore, Central Park New York". Finally the title page is signed top right by a previous owner, Richard Shillets; a sold copy complete with overall moderate wear, good or better;. Item #18381

First Edition, translating a portion of Charles Christian Rafn's Antiquitates Americanae, originally published in Copenhagen, 1837. Howes B277. Sabin 545. Albert Smith Bickmore (1839-1914) was an American naturalist and one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History.

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