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, assisted by Dr. Solander, Dr. J. Lind, Dr. Uno von Troil, and several other literary and ingenious gentlemen
- written by Uno von Troil ; to which are added the letters of Dr. Ihre and Dr. Bach [i.e. Bäck] to the author, concerning the Edda and the elephantiasis of Iceland ; also Professor Bergman's curious observations and chemical examination of the lava and other substances produced on the island ; with a new map of the island, and a representation of the remarkable boiling fountain called by the inhabitants geyser.
- Uniform Title
- Bref, rörande en resa till Island. English
- London : Printed by and for W. Richardson ; Also for J. Robson ... and N. Conant, 1780.
- Physical description
- xxvi, 400 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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