Hardback. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st edition. D'Aulaires Norse Gods and Giants by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire. Published by Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1967. 1st Stated Edition. Paper DJ. Folio (up to 15'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine in Fair DJ. DJ in poor condition, front descriptive flap missing. Some edge wear to book covers at corners & spine edge. Content excellent. 160 Pgs. LCCN 67-19109. How the ancient Norsemen thought the world of their ancestors was created, how it flourished, and how it came to an end. Stories of Asgard and the Aesir Gods; Odin, the All-father; Thor, the Thunder-god; Loki; Njord, Frey and Freya; Bragi, God of Poetry; and others. Illustrated with color drawings by the authors and calligraphy by Martha Thompson. Description text copyright 2010 BooksForComfort. Item ID 20839. book.
Published by Doubleday & Company, Garden City, Long Island, NY, 1967
Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Illustrated by Ingri & Edgar Parin D'Aulaire (illustrator). Stated First Edition. First Printing. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover, illustrated endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color and B&W drawings by Ingi and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire. . The volume is in virtually perfect condition, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is lightly chipped and worn at the head and heel of the spine, with one small tear with loss in the middle of the spine. AS NEW/GOOD. Color and B&W Drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 155, (6)-adverts) pp.
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc, Garden City, NY, 1967
Seller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA, Portland, OR, U.S.A.
First Edition. First edition. 155, [ pp. Bound in publisher's black and brown cloth with gilt lettering. Fine in Very Good dust jacket, worn along edges, a little foxed, price-clipped. The world of Norse mythology brought to life by The D'Aulaires. A classic children's book.