The Dutch in the Arctic Seas ... Third edition
Contains a history of Dutch voyages in the Greenland and Barents Seas; of early whaling and the commonly held 19th century views on the open polar sea, routes to the Pole, and oceanic current systems; chronological table of voyages west and east of the West of Spitsbergen, AD 860-1876.
A scarce work whose second volume, referred to in the Preface, was never published.
8vo. With color-printed folding map. Original publisher's pictorial maroon cloth.
Arctic Bibliography 18520
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