The history of Lapland
The history of Lapland, wherein are shewed the original, manners, habits, marriages, conjurations, &c. of that people
Johannes Scheffer John; Acton Cremer
Oxford, at the Sheldonian Theater, 1674.
First English edition. Folio. Contemporary 17th century leather. Modern red leather spine label. Fold out map of Lapland, Northern Finland. vi, 147,  pages. Engraved frontis. Woodcut engravings. Rehinged and rejointed, wear to edges. Lacking p 29-30. (leaf H) Scattered spotting and minor marginal soiling. Wing S85l; Cox I, 178; ESTC R8773; Madan Oxford Books III 3023.
First English work on Lapland, also first depiction of a person skiing in an English book (p. 99). An early ethnographic work by the Swede, Johannes Scheffer, printed by Oxford. Includes two love songs in Lapp with English translations and a Lapp and Finnish vocabulary.
This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.