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Niels Klims Underjordiske Reise

1789
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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

41.307

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.