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The Sagas of the Norse Kings 1889  

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The Heimskringla or The Sagas of the Norse Kings, from the Icelandic of Snorre Sturlason

Laing, Samuel.


John C. Nimmo



Complete in 4 volumes. xxxv, [1], 398; xxvii, [1], 410; xxvii, [1], 416; xxvii, [1], 418 pp. With 2 color folding maps at rear of vol. 4. (8vo), 22.5x13.5 (9x5½"), original blue cloth with embossed cover design stamped in black and gilt, spines lettered in gilt, maroon endpapers, top edges gilt..  No. 468 of 520 copies. Second Edition, Revised With Notes.

Each volume with the decorative bookplate of Donald Winchester Brown, each plate dated April, 1936 in the top margin. Three hundred and ten copies of the work were printed for England, two hundred and ten copies for America. Each copy numbered as issued. Scarce complete set. 

Lot Amendments

Light wear and soiling to cloth with some fraying and a bit of loss to ends, some darkening to spines and rubbing to extremities, some corners bumped; interiors with light toning, a solid set; very good.

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