Lot 370 of 613:
The Sagas of the Norse Kings 1889  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$300 - $500

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

Author:
Laing, Samuel.

Place:
London

Publisher:
John C. Nimmo

Date:
1889

Description:

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

Condition:
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.


 
Item number:
288218
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail.  We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.