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KING HARALD AND THE ICELANDERS. Translated from the Icelandic by Pardee Lowe, Jr. with original wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. INSCRIBED by Michael McCurdy - used book
1980, ISBN: 9780195778212
(Lincoln, MA): Penmaen Press Limited, (1979).. (1979).. Fine. - Octavo, cream paper covered boards title in gilt on the spine in a pictorial dust wrapper. The boards are slightly bumped. There is some light soiling to the dust jacket & its spine & extremities are somewhat darkened. x & pages 11- plus colophon. Cover illustration, 1 full-page illustration & 5 half-page head-pieces in black & white by Michael McCurdy. Fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>Limited edition of 1,000 copies, printed by Penelope Reid and Michael McCurdy with typography by McCurdy.<p>Inscribed by McCurdy on the half-title: "This copy of [title] For ..... ..... with best wishes. / Michael McCurdy / Dec. 1980".<p>A translation of short stories in Old Norse Icelandic of encounters between the fiercely independent Icelanders, Vikings formerly from Norway, and the dominating Norwegian monarch King Harald Sigurdsson the Tyrant who ruled from 1047 to 1066, when he was defeated by King Harold Godwinsson of England.<p>Laid in is a folded Penmaen Press catalog., (Lincoln, MA): Penmaen Press Limited, (1979).
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
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1979, ISBN: 9780195778212
Hardcover, ID: 317284737
Lincoln, Massachusetts: Penmaen Press, 1979. 43, (5) pages. Limited edition: one of 1000 unnumbered copies. The book was designed by Robert Hauser and printed in letterpress, with six McCurdy wood engravings printed from the original blocks. An unread copy in as-new condition.. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Collectible-Fine/No Dust Jacket as Issued.. Illus. by Michael McCurdy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall., Penmaen Press, 1979
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Details of the book - The Great Divide: Britain, India, Pakistan (The Jubilee series)
EAN (ISBN-13): 9780195778212
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0195778219
Publishing year: 1980
Publisher: Penmaen Press
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