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BROOKE, ARTHUR DE CAPELL. A winter in Lapland and Sweden, with various observations relating to Finmark and its inhabitants, made during a residence at Hamerfest, near the North Cape. London (J. Murray, printed by Thomas Davison) 1827.
4:o. (c. 267x213 mm.). (3), iv-xvi, (1)-612 (last unpaginated leaf, announcement for Brooke's other works, lacking as usual) pp. With 1 folding lithograph map (Map of Sweden, Norway, and Lapland, size 1000x670 mm, some tears in the foldings), 22 lithographed plates, of which 8 tinted lithographs, 8 lithographed vignettes, of which 6 mounted (complete, the plates with some minor foxing, some offsetting to text or from text to verso of plates, a few textleaves foxed).
New green half morocco, spine in six compartments. (H. Vinlöv, Umeå). Old armorial bookplates of Edward Henry Scott and William Van Mildert.
Bring 449, Schiötz 144b. 2nd edition, only the title in new printing.
William Van Mildert (1765 - 1836) was the last palatine Bishop of Durham (1826-1836), and one of the founders of the University of Durham. His name survives in Van Mildert College, founded in 1965 and the Van Mildert Professor of Divinity. (Wikipedia).