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    [Rasmus B. Anderson, editor]. Norroena, The History and Romance of Northern Europe. London: Norroena Society, 1908.

    Fifteen octavo volumes, complete. Titles in this set include: Snorre Sturlason. The Heimskringla, A History of the Norse Kings (three volumes). [and:] Oliver Elton (translator). Saxo Grammaticus (two volumes). [and:] Viktor Rydberg. Teutonic Mythology (three volumes). [and:] Dr. W. Wagner. Romances and Epics. [and:] Eirikr Magnusson and William M. Morris (translators). The Volsung Saga. [and:] George Webbe Dasent (translator). The Story of Burnt Njal. [and:] Benjamin Thorpe (translator). The Elder Eddas. [and:] Thomas Malory. The Arthurian Tales. [and:] George Webbe Dasent. A Collection of Popular Tales From the Norse and North German. [and:] Arthur Middleton Reeves, North Ludlow Beamish, Rasmus B. Anderson (providing translations and "deductions"). The Norse Discovery of America. Illustrated with photogravure plates. Frontispieces. Deluxe limited edition signed by Rasmus B. Anderson.

    Bound in full green morocco. Raised bands. Gilt lettering on spine. Gilt design on front and back covers. Decorative doublures to inside covers. Silk moiré endliners. Some sunning to the spines of the first four volumes. Minor wear to joints, but an otherwise tight and handsome set. Very good.


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