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TALES OF SWEDEN AND THE NORSEMEN
New York: Robert Carter, 1865.
16mo, original brown cloth, sides lettered and decorated in blind, spine in gilt, yellow endpapers. pp 364, (8, ads),  + frontispiece with tissue guard and 7 other plates. Spine very lightly sunned, with a small dark spot, minor wear at ends; light damp spot on front cover; small spots to front endpapers; light foxing to pages adjacent to the plates and to the tissue guard; small soil / foxing spots to a few margins earlier in the text; else a VG+ clean, tight & unworn copy, no owner names, hinges not cracked. Number 1 in the publisher' s Fireside Library series. A later printing. First was in 1856. Contains The Copper-Mine, The Snow King, The Iron King, The Fall of the Hats and Caps, Perserverance, The Three Pictures, Ragnar Lodbrok, Hakon the Good, The Story of Queen Astrid, King Olave, and Harald Hardrade. Folk tales and historical sketches for younger readers. "Perserverance" is about Carl Linnaeus. Translator not indicated in book nor in library records.
$60.00 Book Number: 42608 Order / Enquire
CEDERSCHIÖLD, G. and E. v. Feilitzen
DEN SVENSKA TÄNDSTICKSINDUSTRIENS HISTORIA: före de stora sammanslagningarna
Stockholm: Bokförlaget Natur Och Kultur, (1945), 1945.
Number 5 of an edition of 200 numbered copies. Octavo, half faux vellum and tan grained boards, spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt. pp (xviii), 429 + 4 portraits. Numerous photos, illustrations, facsimiles, charts, in text. Tipped in at front are five pages of colour samples of Swedish of matchbox labels. Light rubbing toward centre of spine, a few tan spots to boards on rear cover, offsetting on the pages facing the colour label, else fine. Front free endpaper has a rubber stamp and an ink inscription "To Sir Clarence Bartholomew. The record of the beginnings of a collaboration harmoniously approaching its 100th anniversary. Sincerely, Axel Brandeis. 28/12 1945". Sir Clarence was Managing Director of the British Match Corporation. He was named in a 1944 complaint filed by the US Dept. of Justice against the international cartel which controlled the manufacture and distribution of safety matches. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$295.00 Book Number: 34987 Order / Enquire
BERNARD FOY'S THIRD CASTLING. Translated by Yvonne L Sandstroem.
New York: New Directions, 1988.
Octavo, viii, 260 pp. Red cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Novel by an acclaimed Swedish author.
$18.95 Book Number: 17474 Order / Enquire
LACEMAKER LEKHOLM HAS AN IDEA. Translated by F.H. Lyon
London: Allen & Unwin, 1930.
Green cloth. Spine very lightly darkend, with very narrow band of sunning at ends; page edges tanned, with a couple of foxing spots to bottom edges; light yellowing to endpapers; else fine and very bright, no owner names. Dust jacket has overall yellowing; spine is quite darkened, a bit rubbed, and has chips across ends (no lettering lost); small chiips and tears to outer corners; just good. This Swedish author's most important novel.
$40.00 Book Number: 41651 Order / Enquire
Kort inledning til den gamla och nya swenska historien, begynnarom til tjenst, af de trowa¨rdigaste skribenter, samt a¨ldre och nyare handlingar, sammandragen, af Elisæo Hyphoff. Och til na¨rwarande tider fortsat
Gotheborg: Georg Lange, 1757.
Small octavo, 162 mm. pp . 192 + [2, Register]. Bound in old plain half calf and boards. Boards have some rubbing, light stains, and edge wear; C 18 ink inscriptions on front pastedown; no front free endpaper (as issued, I believe); mild ink underlining on page 27; light damp stain to last few leaves; else a VG clean and tight copy. Pages 173 to end update the text from 1743 to 1755 and are headed "Imprimatur, N. von Oelreich." Previously publish8ed Gotheborg, 1744. 8vo. 172 pp
$225.00 Book Number: 22960 Order / Enquire
MEMORY OF YOUTH. Translated from the Swedish by Edwin Bjorkman.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1937.
Black cloth, red topstain. Light yellowing to page edges, topstain sunned to pink, else fine, no previous owner marks. Black dust jacket has small chips and tears to tips of lightly tanned spine; short tears, rubbing to folds, tiny corner chips to front panel; white rear panel quite tanned, with a thumbnail size chip to top; VG otherwise, flap price intact, still respectable in appearance. The first novel in a trilogy about the flight from the agrarian life in rural Sweden and the consequent rise in violence in society. Important Swedish author's first book in the USA.
$34.95 Book Number: 11123 Order / Enquire
SEVEN BEDS TO CHRISTMAS
London: Hutchinson, 1967.
Octavo, green cloth. Light yellowing to free endpapers, else a fine, fresh copy, no owner names, in a fine, bright dust jacket, flap price intact. British author's third novel, set in Sweden, where he had lived. A particularly nice copy.
$14.95 Book Number: 37275 Order / Enquire
SIWERTZ, Sigfrid (1882-1970)
Toronto: Macmillan, 1920.
Octavo, black decorated cloth stamped in red and mauve, gilt lettered. pp (4), 405, . Spine gilt dulled; Jan., 1923, ink name; page edges yellowed; chips to bottom margins of a few leaves from careless opening; light soiling to front endpapers and occasionally in text margins; a good, sound copy. First edition in English of SELAMBS (1920), the Swedish author's best-known novel. Made from sheets of the Knopf edition.
$14.95 Book Number: 39571 Order / Enquire
VERTOT [René Aubert de Vertot d'Aubeuf].
THE HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTION IN SWEDEN, occasion'd by the change of religion, and alteration of the government, in that kingdom. Written originally in French by the Abbot Vertot: printed in Paris. And now done into English by J. Mitchell, M.D.
London: M. Poulson, W. Taylor, and others, 1723.
Octavo, recently rebound in half black morocco, red spine label, light brown boards and endpapers, marbled page edges. pp [2, binder's blank], (24), 312, [binder's blank]. Short tear to top margin of title leaf neatly repaired, else fine. Fifth edition (first edition in English was in 1696). ESTC T81945.
$175.00 Book Number: 41519 Order / Enquire