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Author Name:    ANDERSON, John R.L. PAINTER, George D., Introduction KITZ, Leonard A., p.234 PETLEY-JONES, p.234

Title:   Vinland Voyage 1st US ed in dj

Publisher:    Funk & Wagnalls, 1967, 

Seller ID:   3654

ANDERSON, John R.L. Vinland Voyage. N.Y.: Funk and Wagnalls, (1967). First U.S. edition. Pp (10),[11]-278,(2) + 16 pp. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Mapendpapers. Toy 0485. Not in O'Dea. Introduction by George D. Painter. With a bibliography. Chapter 14 (pp.195-217) : "Off Labrador and Newfoundland" with much historical discussion, mainly falling contra the positions of "the Newfoundland school of Vinland studies". Chapter 15 (pp.218-239) : "A Week of Fog" follows the Griffin down the Nova Scotian coast. In Halifax Queen's Harbourmaster Commander Petley-Jones and former mayor Leonard A. Kitz are encountered. In his forty-four-foot cutter Griffin, "Anderson followed the ice and fogbound course taken by Leif Ericksson a thousand years before -to Iceland, Greenland, past Newfoundland, Labrador, to Nova Scotia, and fi nally down the coast of New England to Vinland. It was his conviction that the Vinland of the Norse Sagas was New England rather than Canada, and perhaps Martha's Vineyard in particular." - from the dust jacket. Vg in sl worndj. 25.00


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