Author:Hasselquist, Frederik

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ITER PALAESTINUM ELLER RESA TIL HELIGA LANDET... UTGIFVEN AF CARL LINNAEUS

By: Hasselquist, Frederik

Price: $999.94

Publisher: Stockholm, n.p.: 1757

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39490

Condition: Very Good


Very good, in contemporary quarter sheep. Linnaeus sponsored Hasselquist's travels in the Holy Land, and published this book after the author's death. Soulsby 3577. In 1747, Frederic Hasselquist entered the study of his teacher Carolus Linnaeus to announce his decision to go to the Holy Land and explore its natural history. This decision was prompted by a lecture in which Linnaeus complained that the natural history of the Holy Land was almost as little know as that of the remote provinces of India. Hasselquist finally embarked on his journey in 1749; visiting parts of Asia Minor, Egypt, Cypru... View more info