Scandinavia, ancient and modern being a history of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway : comprehending a description of these countries, an account of the mythology, government, laws, manners, and institutions of the early inhabitants, and of the present state of society, religion, literature, arts, and commerce. With illustrations of their natural history. : By Andrew Crichton and Henry Wheaton ; with a map, and twelve engravings by Jackson. by Andrew Crichton

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