Excerpt from Iceland, or the Journal of a Residence in That Island, During the Years 1814 and 1815, Vol. 1 of 2: Containing Observations on the Natural Phenomena, History, Literature, and Antiquities of the Island; And the Religion, Character, Manners, and Customs of Its Inhabitants; ... With an Introduction and Appendix
Would be amply furnished by the interest which has been excited in the public mind in behalf of the island of which they treat. Not only have individuals. Of. Purely sciena tific habits, had their curiosity awakened and gratified by the details of natural re search, with which they have been present ed by those who have recently visited Ice land, with a View to explore its extraordi nary phenomena; but such as bend their attention more to the history of man, and.
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