Danish Greenland It's People And Its Products; Edited by Dr. Robert Brown. Henry Rink.

Danish Greenland It's People And Its Products; Edited by Dr. Robert Brown

London: Henry S. King & Co., 1877. First edition. Hardcover. XVIII, 468 pages. 19.5 x 14 cm. 16 full page illustrations, lacks the folding map. Appendix of flowerless plants of Greenland. Index. Rink was a Danish geologist, one of the pioneers of glaciology, and the first to accurately describe the inland ice of Greenland. Rink, who first came to Greenland in 1848, spent 16 winters and 22 summers in the Arctic region, and became notable for Greenland's development. Becoming a Greenlandic scholar and administrator, he served as Royal Inspector of South Greenland and went on to become Director of the Royal Greenland Trading Department. Binding worn, chipping and rubbing to corners and backstrip extremities, spine faded. Orig. decorated salmon cloth. Good. Item #22708

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