Photographs of Iceland (1879)

Gruisen, N. L. van.

A Holiday in Iceland.

Published: London: Elliot Stock.

Date: 1879

First edition. 8vo. pp. vi, [i], [5]-98; 5 mounted albumen photographs inc. frontis.; minor spots at front and rear, else near-fine in the original green cloth, gilt, slightly rubbed.

This nicely produced record of the author’s summer visit to Iceland in 1878 is distinguished by the 5 actual photographs mounted in the book, which show Reykjavik and geological features including the geysers.


Original cloth hardback.


Offered by Meridian Rare Books