King Harald and the Icelanders.: Lowe, Pardee, Jr.

King Harald and the Icelanders.

Lowe, Pardee, Jr.

Published by Penmaen Press ? 1979, [Lincoln, MA], 1979
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First edition, and the first appearance in English of two of these tales: Five stories translated from the Icelandic by Pardee Lowe, Jr., and illustrated with wood engravings by Michael McCurdy, who was also responsible for the typography. The text was set in Palatino and printed on Mohawk Superfine paper by McCurdy and Penelope Reid; the binding was designed by Robert Hauser. The tales are: "The story of Brand the Generous," "Authuns's story," "Stump's story," "The story of Thorsteinn Sagawise," and "The story of Odd Ofeigsson." This is numbered copy 28 out of the 100-copy => deluxe edition, signed at the colophon by the translator and artist. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). 43, [5] pp.; illus. Publisher's half cream paper with red and cream printed paper?covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title. A crisp, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 33349

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Title: King Harald and the Icelanders.

Publisher: Penmaen Press ? 1979, [Lincoln, MA]

Publication Date: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

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