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Cosmography. Old Norse cosmography

Reference code
MSS/0289
Title
Cosmography. Old Norse cosmography
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iv + 5. Quarto. Paper, green with gold border, over board.
Scope and content
Old-Nordisk Cosmographie efter de eddiske Myther' (fol. iii). Old Norse cosmography according to the Edda myths; early 19th century. Four coloured drawings (fols. 1-4) showing the world tree Yggdrasill, etc., with key (fol. iv). Folded sheet (fol. 5) containing circular drawings of five cosmographies (Old Norse, Greek, Persian and two Indian). Printed zodiacal calendar, 1820, Norwegian, on the pastedown, fol. i.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/289