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IRELAND AMERICAN REVIEW. Book IV To promote cultural relations between the American People and Ireland, The.
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IRELAND AMERICAN REVIEW. Book IV To promote cultural relations between the American People and Ireland, The.

By Leahy, Maurice, Founder, Ed 1900-.

New York: Self, n.d.[1938-44?] . First edition. Green printed wraps. Inscribed by "For John V. Kelleher with best wishes, Maurice Leahy, Editor 991 Fifth Avenue New York" in blue pen on title page. 8vo. pp. 152. Very Good. Light cover soil and wear. 23 multi-contributor articles. New York Times Archives 1938: Mr. Maurice Leahy, well known in this country by his lectures on Catholic and Anglo-Irish literature, will return to Notre Dame University in mid-September. The first number of The Ireland-American Review, founded in Dublin "to promote cultural relations between Ireland and the American people," is here before him. The periodical went to Book V..

$125.00

WESTERN MONTHLY MAGAZINE. Vol. 5, No. 1
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WESTERN MONTHLY MAGAZINE. Vol. 5, No. 1

By [Fry, Joseph Reese, Ed.].

[Cincinnati, OH]: [Flash, Ryder, & Co], 1836. first edition. 2 volumes. Disbound stitched wraps from leather volume. 8vo. pp. 64. Very Good. Light foxing. Contents: Editorial Remarks; Essay on Criticism; Cincinnati, at the close of 1835; A Dream of the Dog-Days; A Geological Ramble in the Western Reserve by John L. Riddell; The Eighth Hour; Critical Notices (period book reviews); Abstract of Meteorological Observattions..

$20.00

PORTRAIT OF MR. W. H.
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PORTRAIT OF MR. W. H.

By Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900.

Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1908. Illustrated by head and tail vignettes, red illuminations. Stated Third edition. c.1889 Blackwood"s Edinburgh Magazine for July. 1/425 copies. Card covers, printed jacket. 16mo. pp. 74, [1], [1] blank, [1] colophon. Near Fine/In like jacket. Ink owner Albert West May 6, 1949. Cover de-acidfied, light heel crushing. According to Thomas Tyrwhitt, W. H. is thought to be the boy actor, Willie Hughes, who specialized in playing women's parts and the dedicatee in Shakespeare's Sonnets..

$50.00

John Josselyn, Colonial Traveler: A Critical Edition of Two Voyages to New-England.
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John Josselyn, Colonial Traveler: A Critical Edition of Two Voyages to New-England.

By Lindholdt, Paul J., Ed.

Hanover & London: University Press of New England, (1988). Illustrated by b/w map. First printing (n) and thus edition. (on the c.1674 An Account of the Voyages to New England). Gloss pictorial boards. 8vo. pp. xxxvii, [3], 221, [3] blank. Emendations, Works Cited, Index. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Trace wear, no marking or ownership. On the 1630-75 journeys, extensive editor introduction. ISBN: 0874514282..

$50.00

CALDECOTT & CO., Notes on Books and Pictures.
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CALDECOTT & CO., Notes on Books and Pictures.

By Sendak, Maurice 1928-2012.

New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1988. Illustrated by b/w line drawings and vignettes. Stated First (separate trade) edition. Blue publisher's review slip and 2-page FSG review from Helene Atwan [now Director of Beacon Press] laid in. Black cloth printed gilt with topboard emblem illustration (cat with fleeing girl in mouth). 8vo. pp. [viii], 214, [1] Notes on First Publication. Fine/Near Fine/Unclipped price in mylar. Tiny chip/nicks to bottom corner of rear jacket flap. Beatrice Potter, Jean de Brunhoff, Maxfield Parrish, Walt Disney, and Erik Blegvad are several artists mentioned in the 32 Sendak shorts with notes..

$75.00

BROOK KERITH, A Syrian Story, The.
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BROOK KERITH, A Syrian Story, The.

By Moore, George 1852-1933.

New York: MacMillan, (May) 1916. First US (SD) edition. c.1916 London. Greed cloth, stamped dentilles, deckled fore-edges. 8vo. pp. [vi], 486, x [ads]. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Traces of cap and corner wear, no ownership. Controversial novel based on Christ being nursed back to health after crucifixion and travelling to India to find wisdom..

$35.00

BRUNHILD: A Tragedy from the Nibelung Saga, translated by George Theodore Dippold preceded by a brief account of the Nibelung Epics and Sagas.
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BRUNHILD: A Tragedy from the Nibelung Saga, translated by George Theodore Dippold preceded by a brief account of the Nibelung Epics and Sagas.

By Geibel, Emanuel 1815-84.

Boston: Ginn and Health, 1879. Translated by George Theodore Dippold. First thus English edition. c.1857 German. Original blind-stamped brown cloth stamped gilt. Inscribed by "To Professor Arlo Bates with compliments of G.T. Dippold". 16mo (<17cm). pp. xxxvii, [3], 116. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Light cap and corner wear with one bumped corner, ink owner. Arlo Bates (1850-1918) American newspaperman, author and educator at MIT where he taught with Dippold..

$150.00

United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 8, including the Literary Advertiser, The.
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United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 8, including the Literary Advertiser, The.

By Carter, J. G., Ed.

Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, & Co and Harrison Gray, January 15, 1826. First edition. Printed stitched wraps, uncut. 8vo. pp. 281-320, [9] Literary Advertiser. Very Good. Light cover soil, quill notation. Scarce single copy, contents scanned. Previously the New-York Review and Atheneum Magazine. Semi-monthly through Volume I (April 1824) through Volume V, June 1826, then monthly July-September 1826. Name change to United States Review and Literary Gazette October 1826 and numbering to Vol. I, No. 1 (through Vol. II, No. 6 September, 1827: William Cullen Bryant and Charles Folsom, Editors)..

$35.00

United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 12, including the Literary Advertiser, The.
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United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 12, including the Literary Advertiser, The.

By Carter, J. G., Ed.

Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, & Co and Harrison Gray, March 15, 1826. Illustrated by one text woodcut. First edition. Printed stitched wraps, uncut. 8vo. pp. [ii], 441-480. Index to Vol. III, [9] Literary Advertiser. Very Good. Light cover soil, includes blank top and title page for Volume III but not Number page. Scarce single copy, rear cover scanned with corner chip. Previously the New-York Review and Atheneum Magazine. Semi-monthly through Volume I (April 1824) through Volume V, June 1826, then monthly July-September 1826. Name change to United States Review and Literary Gazette October 1826 and numbering to Vol. I, No. 1 (through Vol. II, No. 6 September, 1827: William Cullen Bryant and Charles Folsom, Editors)..

$35.00

United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 2, including the Literary Advertiser, The.
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United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 2, including the Literary Advertiser, The.

By Carter, J. G., Ed.

Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, & Co and Harrison Gray, October 15, 1825. First edition. Printed stitched wraps, uncut. 8vo. pp. 41-80, [12] Literary Advertiser. Very Good. Top cover missing. Scarce single copy. Previously the New-York Review and Atheneum Magazine. Semi-monthly through Volume I (April 1824) through Volume V, June 1826, then monthly July-September 1826. Name change to United States Review and Literary Gazette October 1826 and numbering to Vol. I, No. 1 (through Vol. II, No. 6 September, 1827: William Cullen Bryant and Charles Folsom, Editors)..

$35.00

United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 7, including the Literary Advertiser, The.
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United States Literary Gazette. Vol. III, No. 7, including the Literary Advertiser, The.

By Carter, J. G., Ed.

Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, & Co and Harrison Gray, January 1, 1826. First edition. Printed stitched wraps, uncut. 8vo. pp. 241-280, [7] Literary Advertiser. Very Good. Light cover soil, spine archivally reinforced. Scarce single copy, contents scanned. Previously the New-York Review and Atheneum Magazine. Semi-monthly through Volume I (April 1824) through Volume V, June 1826, then monthly July-September 1826. Name change to United States Review and Literary Gazette October 1826 and numbering to Vol. I, No. 1 (through Vol. II, No. 6 September, 1827: William Cullen Bryant and Charles Folsom, Editors)..

$35.00

WESTERN MONTHLY MAGAZINE. Vol. 5, Nos. 10 & 11
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WESTERN MONTHLY MAGAZINE. Vol. 5, Nos. 10 & 11

By Fry, Joseph Reese, Ed.

[Cincinnati, OH]: [Flash, Ryder, & Co], 1836. first edition. 2 volumes. Disbound stitched wraps from leather volume. 8vo. pp. 567-694. Very Good. Light foxing. Contents: Literary Advantages of Travelling: A discourse pronounced before the Colombian Institute, in the Capitol of the US by M. Roux de Rochelle, Minister Plenipotentiary from France to the US; On Laughter by Christopher Crump; Pelagic Fishes; Musical Societies of Vienna; The Slave of the Ring; Old Shoes; May-Day on the Wissahiccon; Adversaria No. 11 on Scrapbooks; Journal of a Pedestrious Tour taken principally in Steam-boats and Stages, A legend of Woe; The Astronomer (poem); Critical Notes (period book reviews); Abstract of Meteorological Observattions; Chase's Statutes of Ohio; Shakspeare's Birth-night (poem); A visit to the 'Faith Doctors' by E.R.W. of Kentucky; Paul Stanley, A Western Adventure; Extracts from John Paul Ritchter; Essay on Natural History; The Abderites from the German; A Parable from the German; A Chapter on moving; Cardinal Wolsey; College of Teachers; Education of the Sexes; Adversaria No. 111 Coleoptera; Circumstantial Evidence, A Western Tale; The Hawk's Nest in Virginia; Critical Notices (book reviews); Abstract of Meteorological Observations..

$40.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XV Part 4
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XV Part 4

By Harty, Lenore, J. E. Cross, Jacqueline Simpson, G. M. Gawthorne-Hardy, Dr. H. M. Taylor, Dr. J. N. Swannell, Maxwell/Johnson, Peter G. Foote.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (Titus Wilson, Kendal), 1961. Illustrated by b&w plate (NRA 67a, 67c). First edition. Blue printed stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. [5], 264-459. Near Fine. Traces of cover toning, internally fine. Contents: Dr. B. J. Timmer Obituary, The Icelandic Life of St. Dunstan; St. Eric of Sweden; Advocacy and Art in Gudmundar Saga Dyra; When was Magnus Erlingsson Crowned?; Notes on Pre-Conquest Churches in the Danelaw; William Morris as an Interpreter of Old Norse; On Translation (Review/Comment); On the Fragmentary Text Concerning St. Thomas Becket in Stock. Perg. Fol. Nor. 2 (with plate); book reviews..

$25.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XXX and Vol. XXXI.
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XXX and Vol. XXXI.

By Wanner, Raekovie, Heslop, Tolley, Jakobsson, Ashurst, Faulkes.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (Short Run Press Ltd., Exeter), 2006, 2007. First edition. 2 volumes. Blue printed stitched wraps. 8vo (21cm). pp. 147, [5] Publications list; 119, [9] Errata, Publications list. Near Fine. Minor cover wear, internally fine. Contents: At Smyria Konung til Veldis: Royal legitimation in Snorri Sturluson's Magnuss Saga Erlingssonar; ...Islendingasogur; Grettisfaersla: The handing on of Grettir; reviews (scanned). Hrolfs Saga Kraka and Sami Bear Rites; Hauksbok and the construction of an Icelandic world view; the ironies in Cardinal William of Sabina's supposed pronouncement on Icelandic independence; the Viking mind or in pursuit of the Viking; Reviews (scanned). Post as one book..

$20.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XXV Part 1
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XXV Part 1

By Vesteinsson, Auerbach Jakobsson, Armann Jackson, Andrew Breeze.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (University of Birmingham), 1998. First edition. Blue printed stitched wraps. 8vo (21cm). pp. 118, [2] Publications list. Very Good-. Cover stain and corner creases, internally well read with several straightened dogears. Contents: Patterns of settlement in Iceland (Pre-history) with 9 figures (maps and geologicals) and bibliography; Female experience and authorial intention in Laxdoela Saga; History of the Trolls? Hardar Saga as historical narrative; On the Old Norse system of spatial orientation; Professor James E. Cross; David Anthony Howell Evans; The Irish nickname of Sitric Caoch (D.927) of York; Reviews (scanned)..

$10.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XIX Part 1
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XIX Part 1

By Selby, Alice.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (Titus Wilson, Kendal), 1974. Edited by A. R. Taylor. First edition. Blue printed stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 97. Very Good. Pinholes and faint stain to sunned cover; stain to edges through page 21. Journal published (ca. 1930's) by donation of sister Dorothea. Contents: Reykjavik and the land of dreams; Akureyri and Eyjafjord; Akureyri again and a journey to the east; A ride in Skagafjord; return to Reykjavik and farewell; A personal recollection (of author) by G. R. Hibbard. Published simultaneously with University College..

$20.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XIX Parts 2-3
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XIX Parts 2-3

By Olszewska, Smyth, Milroy, McTurk, Manhire, Perkins, Macrae-Gibson, Jensdottir, Collings/Farrell/Morrison.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (Titus Wilson, Kendal), 1975-76. Illustrated by 2 plates (recto/verso). First edition. Blue printed stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. [1] Alistar Campbell obit, 100-343. Very Good+. Sunned cover with two stains, internally fine. Contents: Black Foreigners of York and the White Foreigners of Dublin, Starkadr, Sacral kingship in ancient Scandinavia, Narrative functions of the source references in the sagas of Icelanders, Dreams of Floamana Saga, Topography of Hrafnkels saga, Books owned by ordinary people in Iceland 1750-1830, Ear Rognvald's shipwreck, book reviews..

$20.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XXII Parts 3-4
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XXII Parts 3-4

By Durrenberger & Eysteinsson, McDougall, McKinnell, Helgadottir.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (British Academy), 1987-8. First edition. Blue printed stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. [1], 144-277. Near Fine. Minor cover stain, internally fine. Contents: Economic representation and narrative structure in Hoensa-Thoris Saga; Alleged famine in Iceland; Foreigners and and foreign languages in medieval Iceland (2 b&w reproductions, bibliography); Motivation in Lokasenna; On the Sallust translation in Romveria Saga..

$15.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XVIII Parts 1-2
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XVIII Parts 1-2

By Wilson, West, Stewart, Steffensen, Nordal, Porter, Faulkes, Kirby.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (Titus Wilson, Kendal), 1970-71. First edition. Blue printed stitched wraps. Signed by line drawings, maps, charts. 8vo. pp. 219. Near Fine. Light cover toning, internally fine. Contents shortened: Manx Memorial Stones; Land tenure in a Faroese village; Death of Turgesius; Fragment Viking History (Olafr); Three essays on Voluspa; Aspects of Arons Saga Hjorleifssonar; M. Olafsson's Frissdrapa; Notes on Belsheims's Af Bibelen; book reviews..

$20.00

SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XX Part 4
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SAGA-BOOK, Vol. XX Part 4

By Leistol, Marxen & Moltke, Ross.

London: Viking Society for Northern Research, University College (Titus Wilson, Kendal), 1980. Illustrated by color & b&w. First edition. Blue printed stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. [1] H.A.C. Green obit, 246-328. Near Fine. Minor cover wear, internally fine. Contents: Viking Runes: transition from older to younger Futhark (9 text figures); Jelling Man: Denmarks oldest figure painting with 3 color & b&w plates with 9 figures; Style and authorial presences in Skaldic Mythological Poetry; reviews (scanned); books received..

$15.00

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