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Niels Klims Underjordiske Reise

Illustrated by Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard (Danish, 1743–1809), Illustrated by Jens Juel (Danish, 1745–1802), Engraved by Johan Frederik Clemens (Danish, 1749–1831), Author Ludwig Holberg (Danish, 1684–1754), Translator Jens Baggesen (Danish, 1764–1826), Printer Johan Frederik Schultz (Danish, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Copenhagen, Denmark


Overall: 25.3 x 20.3 x 3.2 cm (9 15/16 x 8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Copenhagen: Johan Frederik Schultz, 1789) Quarto; [6 ff.] 392 pp. [1 f.], plus 16 plates; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped dark blue morocco, marbled paper boards.

Fanciful literary illustrations.

Copenhagen: Johan Frederik Schultz, 1789


Philip Hofer,Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA May 8, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.