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ADAMS, Paul
ARCTIC ISLAND HUNTER
London: George Ronald, 1961.
Octavo, brown cloth. pp 136 + plates. 2 maps in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has light rubbing to front panel else fine, flap price intact. The experiences of a hunter in Spitzbergen.
$18.00                          Book Number: 36404                          Order / Enquire



ASBJORNSEN, Peter Christen, and Jorgen Ingebreksten Moe (Kay Nielsen)
EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. Old tales from the north. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen
London : Hodder & Stoughton, no date , 0.
Tall octavo, leaf height 23 cm / 9 inches. pp (v)-(xvi), 17-285 + blinder's blank front and rear. All edges gilt. Frontispiece and 23 other tipped in captioned colour plates included in the pagination (complete). Numerous black & white drawings. head and tail pieces, and decorative borders, in text. Rebound by the Cottage Bindery, Bath, in full cream bevel edge parchment ("vellum") stamped in gilt, with illustration on front cover within decorative border, spine with lettering and four decorated compartments, decorative border on rear cover, ribbon ties at fore edges. Occasional light foxing in text, mainly in vicinity of the colour plates; else a fine copy. A later printing ca 1920s (first was also undated, 1914, with 25 c.p. with captioned tissue guards). 15 folk tales, translated from the Norwegian, which originally appeared in Sir George Dasent's POPULAR TALES FROM THE NORSE. Nielsen's masterpiece, with stunning highly stylized, beautifully coloured illustrations in an Art Nouveau style, widely felt to the greatest book from the golden age of British children's book illustration. Gorgeous book in an excellent deluxe binding. The Cottage Bindery was established in the 1960s and continues to do fine bindings.

$2500.00    Book Number: 41847          Order / Enquire




HARRIMAN, Florence Jaffray
MISSION TO THE NORTH
Philadelpha: Lippincott, 1941.
Octavo, blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp 331, (5) + 17 plates. Light spine sunning, else a VG clean and tight jacketless copy, no owner names. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Harriman writes about her experiences as US Minister to Norway, including the Nazi invasion.
$40.00                          Book Number: 31433                          Order / Enquire



KROG, Helge (Roy Campbell)
TRIAD: A Play. Translated from the Norwegian by Roy Campbell
London: Boriswood, 1934.
Octavo, card covers with flaps. Tidy ink owner name (date on other side) at top of half-title leaf; tape stains to first and last leaf; spine lightly yellowed; else a VG unworn and uncreased copy, flap price intact. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$35.00                          Book Number: 34663                          Order / Enquire



KROG, Helge (Roy Campbell)
HAPPILY EVER AFTER ? Translated from the Norwegian by Roy Campbell. A Play
London: Boriswood, 1934.
Octavo, card covers with flaps. Tidy ink owner name (date on other side) at top of half-title leaf; tape stains to first and last leaf; spine has a small skinned spot at lower spine; light dust soiling to covers; VG unworn and uncreased copy otherwise, flap price intact. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$25.00                          Book Number: 34664                          Order / Enquire



KROG, Helge (Roy Campbell)
THE COPY. Translated from the Norwegian by Roy Campbell. A Comedy
London: Boriswood, 1934.
Octavo, card covers with flaps. Tidy ink owner name (date on other side) at top of half-title leaf; tape stains to first and last leaf; VG unworn and uncreased copy otherwise, flap price intact. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$25.00                          Book Number: 34665                          Order / Enquire



ROZYCKI, Stefan Zbigniew
STREFOWOSC RZEZBY I ZJAWISKA PERYGLACJALNE NA ZIEMI TORELLA (SPITSBERGEN).
Lodz, Poland: Biuletyn Peryglacjalny, 1957.
Offprint from issue number 5. Octavo, (51)-339 pp, stapled, in buff printed paper covers. Photos in text, folding map at rear.. Tears to spine repaired; soft crease to lower outer corner throughout; VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author at top margin of first page "Sir James Wardie C.B.E. with expressions of deepest regard from the Author. 20.5.58". Text entirely in Polish. Front cover also has a French title ZONE DU MODELÉ ET PHÉNOMÈNES PÉRIGLACIAIRES DE LA TERRE DE TORELL (SPITSBERGEN). Scientific study of glaciers in Spitsbergen, the Arctic archipelago in the Norwegian Sea that is about 60 per cent covered with glaciers.
$35.00                          Book Number: 22202                          Order / Enquire



RÖLVAAG, O.E.
GIANTS IN THE EARTH: a saga of the prairie. Translated from the Norwegian
New York: Harper, 1927.
Yellow-green cloth, top edges red, spine elaborately decorated in gilt, pale blue-grey endpaper illustrations. Top edges sunned to pink, very nearly fine otherwise. Jacket has small chips to spine ends and outer corners, two inch tear to upper front panel, but nothing of importance lacking; 2.50 flap price partially rubbed out; two inch split to upper spine fold; VG otherwise, attractive in appearance. The Norwegian-American author's best-known book, a story of Norwegian immigrants in Minnesota and North Dakota, as classic of American regional fiction. The book akso comes with plain endpapers (I have seen a copy with a 23 Nov., 1927, ownership inscription.) The US edition adds a new author introduction. First publised in Norway in two volumes in 1924 and 1925.
$125.00                          Book Number: 41544                          Order / Enquire



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