[A Brief History Of The Colony Of New Sweden.] De colonia Nova Svecia in Americam Beorealem deducta historiola. Quam venia ampl. fac. phil. upsal. præside mag. Erico Gust. Geijer Historiar. prof. reg. et ord. regg. ordd. historiographo academiæ svecanæ octodecemviro, ac litt. hum. holm. reg. societ. scient. upsal. reg. societ. scient. nidaros. nec non societ. ac litt. hum. gothob. membro. p.p. auctor Carolus David Arfwedson Vestrogothus. In audit. Gust. Die XIX Nov. MDCCCXXV. h.a.m.s. Carl David Arfwedson, Erik Gustaf Geijer.
[A Brief History Of The Colony Of New Sweden.] De colonia Nova Svecia in Americam Beorealem deducta historiola. Quam venia ampl. fac. phil. upsal. præside mag. Erico Gust. Geijer Historiar. prof. reg. et ord. regg. ordd. historiographo academiæ svecanæ octodecemviro, ac litt. hum. holm. reg. societ. scient. upsal. reg. societ. scient. nidaros. nec non societ. ac litt. hum. gothob. membro. p.p. auctor Carolus David Arfwedson Vestrogothus. In audit. Gust. Die XIX Nov. MDCCCXXV. h.a.m.s.
Dissertation On The Colony Of New Sweden

[A Brief History Of The Colony Of New Sweden.] De colonia Nova Svecia in Americam Beorealem deducta historiola. Quam venia ampl. fac. phil. upsal. præside mag. Erico Gust. Geijer Historiar. prof. reg. et ord. regg. ordd. historiographo academiæ svecanæ octodecemviro, ac litt. hum. holm. reg. societ. scient. upsal. reg. societ. scient. nidaros. nec non societ. ac litt. hum. gothob. membro. p.p. auctor Carolus David Arfwedson Vestrogothus. In audit. Gust. Die XIX Nov. MDCCCXXV. h.a.m.s.

Upsaliae [Uppsala]: Excudebant Regiae Academiae Typographi, [1825]. First edition. Text in Latin and Swedish. With an engraved, folding map of Delaware Bay and the colony of New Sweden. The gatherings bound together by sewing, otherwise unbound. (4), 34 p., and an engraved, folding map. Untrimmed. Last leaf with the attached map is loose. Pages slightly dusted. Light foxing here and there. Small tear on the first leaf, with no effect to the text, restored. Notes in pencil on p. 34. Overall in very good condition.

First edition of Carl David Arfwedson’s dissertation on the Swedish colony in America.

First edition of a dissertation on the events led to the formation of the Swedish West India Company. Contains a number of extracts from original documents preserved in the Palmsköld collection in the Uppsala University Library.

Includes a description of an attack in 1655 made upon the Swedish colonies in New Sweden by the Dutch, under the command of Peter Stuyvesant, Governor of New Netherland (pp. 23–30), and a map of Delaware Bay and the colony of New Sweden.

Carl David Arfwedson (1806–1881) was a Swedish writer, he was elected as an honorary member of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania in 1883.

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