Letters on Iceland : containing observations on the civil, literary, ecclesiastical, and natural history; antiquities, volcanos, basaltes, hot springs; customs, dress, manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. made, during a voyage undertaken in the year 1772 by Joseph Banks, Esq. P.R.S., assisted by Dr. Solander, F.R.S., Dr. J. Lind, F.R.S., Dr. Uno von Troil, and several other literary and ingenious gentlemen

Bref, rörande en resa till Island. English
Troil, Uno von, 1746-1803

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  • "The present translation has been made from the last German edition ..." (Introduction, p. vii) Translated by Susanna Dorothy (Forster) Dixon from the German version of J.G.P. Möller.
  • Translation of: Briefe, welche eine von herrn dr. Uno von Troil im Jahr 1772 nach Island angestellte Reise betreffen; originally published in Swedish under the title: Bref, rörande en resa till Island.
  • Contains letters from Dr. Ihre, Dr. Bäck and Prof. Bergman to the author.
  • "Catalogue of writers on Iceland," page xvi-xxiv.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • English translation of the German edition; Originally published in Swedish.
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