SCHEFFER, JOHN. 1624-1677.
Lapponia. Id est, regionis Lapponum et gentis nova et verissima descriptio. Frankfurt: Christian Wolf, .
4to (191 x 153 mm). , 378,  pp. Title in red and black with woodcut. Engraved additional title, engraved folding map, woodcut illustrations in text, some full-page. Early vellum. Title trimmed at lower edge with loss to date, corner dampstain in dedication, rebacked with old vellum, corners repaired.
Provenance: Robert, Earl of Crewe (bookplate); W. Sainsbury (shelf label).
FIRST EDITION of the principal work on Lapland for generations. The woodcut illustrations depict domestic buildings, transport, costume, religious objects, natural history, etc.