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Imaginary voyage.- Holberg (Ludvig, Baron) Voyage de Nicolas Klimius dans le Monde Souterrain, first edition in French, engraved portrait frontispiece, title printed in red and black, engraved folding map and 2 plates, some spotting and mostly light staining, lightly browned throughout, contemporary calf, blind-stamped decorated spine in compartments, head of spine and upper corners little worn, rubbed and marked, [Gove Imaginary Voyages, pp.303-305; Caillet II, 5228], 8vo, Copenhagen, Jacob Preuss, 1741.

⁂ First published in Latin in the same year. It is the first satirical imaginary voyage to develop the trope of a hollow earth and satirises France and Russia in particular.
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Imaginary voyage.- Holberg (Ludvig, Baron) Voyage de

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Imaginary voyage.- Holberg (Ludvig, Baron) Voyage de Nicolas Klimius dans le Monde Souterrain, first edition in French, engraved portrait frontispiece, title printed in red and black, engraved folding map and 2 plates, some spotting and mostly light staining, lightly browned throughout, contemporary calf, blind-stamped decorated spine in compartments, head of spine and upper corners little worn, rubbed and marked, [Gove Imaginary Voyages, pp.303-305; Caillet II, 5228], 8vo, Copenhagen, Jacob Preuss, 1741.

⁂ First published in Latin in the same year. It is the first satirical imaginary voyage to develop the trope of a hollow earth and satirises France and Russia in particular.

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