VÖLSUNGA SAGA. The Story of the Volsungs & Niblungs,

Morris (William, Translator)

VÖLSUNGA SAGA. The Story of the Volsungs & Niblungs,

with Certain Songs from the Elder Edda. Translated from the Icelandic by Eiríkr Magnússon ... and William Morris ...

Description: FIRST EDITION, pp. xx, 275, [4, publisher's ads], crown 8vo, original dark green cloth by Burn, with his ticket to rear pastedown, the sides and backstrip with overall gilt blocked pattern of flowers, birds, and scrolling foliage designed by Philip Webb, backstrip gilt lettered, corners bumped and lightly worn, a touch of wear to backstrip ends and joints also, some faint rubbing to boards from handling, edges roughtrimmed, endpapers foxed with bookplate of David Carder-Davies to front pastedown (a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Geographical Society), very good

Publication Details: F.S. Ellis, 1870

Notes: Colbeck states that only 750 copies were printed.

Bibliography: (Ashley Library Vol.III, p.167: Colbeck Vol.2, p.578: Forman 28: Scott p.30)

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Price: £550

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1870

Stock Number: 68266

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