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The History of Hans Egede.

The History of Hans Egede.

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The History of Hans Egede. Missionary Stories: Greenland, No. 1. London: John Snow, nd. [circa 1850] Wrpps, 16mo. [4½ inches.] 8pp. frontispiece of a Greenland man, woman and child with a Kajak.

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The History of Hans Egede. Missionary Stories: Greenland, No. 1. London: John Snow, nd. [circa 1850] Wrpps, 16mo. [4½ inches.] 8pp. frontispiece of a Greenland man, woman and child with a Kajak.
An excellent copy in the publisher’s light blue printed wrappers. Egede, Hans (1686-1758) was a Danish missionary in Greenland.  The English edition of his ‘A description of Greenland.’ was first published in 1745.