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CHAILLU, Paul B. du
THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: Summer and winter journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland
New York: Harper, c1881,
Two volumes, tall octavo, original blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and brown. pp (xvi), 441, (5) + illustrations; xvi, 474, (2) + illustrations, original free endpapers bound in front & rear of both volumes. Colour folding map in new (matching blue cloth) pouch at rear of Vol. I. Professionall recased, with new endpapers; short edge tears to early leaves of Vol. I repaired; small light spots to front cover of Vol. I; bit of rubbing to the central gilt sun on both front covers; in all, a VG clean and tight pair. Profusely illustrated. Impressions of the author from his journeys to Scandinavia 1871-78. Note: 3.5kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$175.00                          Book Number: 31440                          Order / Enquire

HAAVIKKO, Paavo (Anselm Hollo)
SELECTED POEMS. Edited and translated from the Finnish by Anselm Hollo
London: Cape Golliard Press, 1968.
The paper issue. Card covers in original plain plastic wrapper. Two leaves near century have paperclip impressions at top; yellowing to page edges and slightly to the plastic wrapper; ink name at front of Canadian poet Ronald Bates; else fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$19.95                          Book Number: 39937                          Order / Enquire

HOLLO, Anselm
Helsinki: Otava, 1967.
Squarish octavo, wine cloth. pp 139. Yellowing to page edges, ink name at front of Canadian poet Ronald Bates (whose wife is Finnish), else fine. White dust jacket has yellowing to spine, light yellowing to panels and flap folds, VG otherwise. Text in Finnish and English.
$35.00                          Book Number: 39856                          Order / Enquire

Polvinen, Tuomo (trans Steven Huxley).
Imperial Borderland: Bobrikov and the Attempted Russification of Finland, 1898-1904
Hurst & Company, 1995.
Black boards. pp x, 342. Map at front, index, bibliography, notes. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Jacket has some spine fading, else fine.
$22.00                          Book Number: 43841                          Order / Enquire

MARIANA. Translated by Barrows Mussey.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940.
Dark blue cloth. Rubber stamp of a Lutheran church to front pastedown entirely hidden by jacket flap; glue remains of a removed label to rear pastedown; VG copy otherwise. Dust jacket has chips to tips of bit sun ned spine; large chip to upper inner corner of front panel; just good. A novel of "a woman's life from young girlhood to maturity" set in her native Åland Islands by a noted Finnish author.
$25.00                          Book Number: 14677                          Order / Enquire

SANSOM, William
London: Hogarth Press, 1964.
Black boards. pp (224) + plates. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has light rippling at foot of spine, very nearly fine otherwise, flap price intact. A travelogue - Lisbon and the Tagus, Barcelona, Andalusia, The Scilly Isles, Gotland, Connemara, Finland, and more.
$18.50                          Book Number: 42938                          Order / Enquire

MOONSCAPE and Other Stories. Translated by Naomi Walford.
New York: Putnam's, 1954.
Green cloth. [6], 310, [4] pp. Very small corner crease to a few leaves near centre, minor rubbing to spine tips; VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has small chips and nicks to spine tips; short tears to panels; VG generally, colours bright, flap price itact. A collection of five stories by this popular Finnish author, and an uncommon book.
$18.95                          Book Number: 19105                          Order / Enquire

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