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Christian U.D. Eggers
EGGERS, Christian Ulrich Detlev, <i>Freiherr von</i>.

EGGERS, Christian Ulrich Detlev, Freiherr von.
(1758 - 1813)

(Born: 1758; Died: 1813) Danish lawyer & economist.

Biographical references: ADB. Dansk Biografisk Haandleksikon. DBA: I 268, 347-378. Hamberger & Meusel, Gelehrte Teutschland, 1796-1834. SBA: Scandinavian Biographical Archive: A-68, 350-363. WBI. Worm, Forsøg til et Lexicon over Danske, 1771-84.

Beschreibung, 1786

1. German, 1786.
Christian Ulrich Detlev Eggers, | [...2 lines of titles and memberships...] | physikalische und statistische | Beschreibung | von | Island | aus authentischen Quellen und nach den | neuesten Nachrichten. | [rule] | Ersten Theils | Erste Abtheilung. | [double rule] | Kopenhagen, | gedruckt bei August Friderich Stein | 1786.

8: [4], 414 p.

Rare. No more published. This was to be an ambitious description of the physical and political character of Iceland; however, only this first part was published. The introduction contains a bibliography of Iceland, while the remainder of the volume treats the physical geography of the island, including geological phenomena such as geysers, mineral springs, volcanoes, mineral deposits, etc.

Bibliographical references: Fiske: I, 120. LKG: XIV 43 & 44.

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