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Timothy McSweeney's Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Issue No. 4. 14 articles in box.

By: MURAKAMI, Haruki) MOODY, Rick) McSweeney's

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Oddi Printing Company, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2000,:

Seller ID: 59684


(MURAKAMI, Haruki et al.). Timothy McSweeney's Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Issue No. 4 : Winter, 2000. (Reykjavik, Iceland): Printed in Iceland by the Oddi Printing Company), 2000. Various paginations. Fourteen separate bound articles in an illustrated white cardboard box. A collection of fourteen different stories and articles, individually bound, each "published as a finger in the slightly irregular glove of McSweeney's Quarterly" for Winter, 2000. Contents: Denis Johnson's "Hellhound on My Trail" (Pp. 76), Paul Maliszewski's "Paperback Nabokov" (Pp. 29), ... View more info

Topsail & Battleaxe pbk

By: CUNLIFFE, Tom

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Seafarer Books, 1998, ISBN:1574090453:

Seller ID: 46160


CUNLIFFE, Tom. Topsail & Battleaxe : A Voyage in the Wake of the Vikings. (Suffolk UK):Seafarer Books, (1998). Pp 182 with numerous illustrations. 8vo, ill. pale blue card covers with yellowish spine. This is a lively accountof Mr. Cunliffe and his family as they follow the sea routes of the Viking s from Norway across the North Atlantic to Newfoundland aboard their Bristol Channel Pilot cutter, Hirta. "Throughout, the author tells the stories ofthe Norsemen and describes their boats and their navigational methods alon gside his own voyage." Vg. 12.50 View more info

Travel Diaries of a Naturalist: 2.: Hawaii, California, Alaska, Florida, the Bahamas, Iceland, Norway, Spitzbergen, Greenland, Israel, Romania, Siberia First Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, Peter SCOTT, Peter

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1985,:

Seller ID: 23431


SCOTT, Peter. Travel Diaries of a Naturalist II : Hawaii, California, Alaska, Florida, the Bahamas, Iceland, Norway, Spitzbergen, Greenland, Israel, Romania, Siberia. London : Collins, (1985). First Printing. Pp 288. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Edited by Miranda Weston-Smith. Illustrated with Scott's drawing & painting as well as Philippa Scott's photos. Chapters : 1.Hawaii 1957; 2. Southern California 1957; 3. Hawaii: Swimming with Humpbac k Whales 1979; 4. Iceland and Pink-footed Geese 1969; 5. Alaska 1969; 6. The Lindblad Explorer in the Arctic 1972; 7. Through the Gulf of Alaska and t... View more info

Unexpected Fictions : New Icelandic Canadian Writing.

By: GUNNARS, Kristjana (ed.). GUNNARS, Kristjana VALGARDSON, W.D. WYLIE, Betty Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, 1989, ISBN:088801144X:

Seller ID: 93576


GUNNARS, Kristjana (ed.). Unexpected Fictions : New Icelandic Canadian Writing. (Winnipeg) : Turnstone Press, (1989). Pp [i]-xx,[1]-98,(10). 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers. “A young man secretly acquires all the knowledge he can – A lake-faring ghost haunts only the disbelieving - An inquisitive girl discovers hidden paintings that kindle her sexuality - Unread lines from Shakespeare hold the key to a couple's happiness. These are some of the Unexpected Fictions you'll find in this wide-ranging, contemporary collection. Nine of the best Icelandic Canadian writers [ David Arnas... View more info

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Verkleg Sjovinna. ltd ed 2 vols.

By: JONASSON, Arsaell THORLACIUS, Henrik.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Arsaell Jonasson, Kafari, 1952,:

Seller ID: 44163


JONASSON, Arsaell and Henrik THORLACIUS. Verkleg Sjovinna : Handbok Sjomanna og Utvegsmanna. Kennslubok. Reykjavik: Arsaell Jonasson, Kafari, 1952. In two volumes. Pp 214, [5] folding plates; 217-419, [4] folding plates. Large 8vo, green cloth. No. 1658 of a numbered edition. An extensively illustrated manual to modern mercantile seamanship and diving. In Icelandic. One folding plate torn and tape-repaired, both vols. slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg. 200.00 View more info

Viking Empires. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: FORTE Forte; Richard ORAM Frederik PEDERSEN ORAM, Richard PEDERSEN, Frederik

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005, ISBN:0521829925:

Seller ID: 115470


FORTE Forte, Richard ORAM, and Frederik PEDERSEN. Viking Empires. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2005). Second Printing. Pp (6),vii-xiv,1-44 7,(3). With maps and illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gold lettering to spine. "Viking Empires is a definitive new history of five hundred years of Viking civilisation and the first study of the global implicationsof the expansion, integration, and reorientation of the Viking World. From the first contact in the 790s, the book traces the political, military, so cial, cultural and religious history of the Viking Age from Iceland to ... View more info

Viking Heart. First Canadian Edition, Second Printing?

By: SALVERSON, Laura Goodman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1925,:

Seller ID: 101008


SALVERSON, Laura Goodman. The Viking Heart. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, Publishers, n.d. [1925?] First Canadian Edition, Second Printing?. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),11-326,(2). 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Watters p. 384, Rhodenizer p.764. See Spadoni & Donnelly 741. "Copyright 1923, by George H. Doran Company. The Viking Heart. III / Printed in the United States of America" Laura Goodman Salverson (b. December 9, 1890, Winnipeg, Manitoba - d. July 13, 1970, Toronto) was Canadian novelsit of Icelandic extraction. Based on the experiences of her parentst his novel t... View more info

Viking Voyage.

By: LOMAX, Judy.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1992, ISBN:0091747546:

Seller ID: 93935


LOMAX, Judy. The Viking Voyage. London : Hutchinson, (1992). First Edition.Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-252,(4),+ 16 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, red l ettering to spine. “Gaia [a 76-foot replica Viking ship] followed the Viking route from Norway via Orkney,. Shetland, the Fareoes, Iceland and Greenland to 'Vinland' - the name given in the Sagas to North America. Her crew ofnine men and one woman experienced the north Atlantic in all its moods - i ncluding storms, freezing fog and pack ice - and were greeted as heroes at the isolated communities founded by the original Norse settlers against s... View more info

Vinland Voyage 1st UK ed in dj

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

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1967,:

Seller ID: 73114


ANDERSON, John R.L. Vinland Voyage. [dj adds: The Guardian Expedition to Vinland 1966]. L.: Eyre & Spottiswoode, (1967). First U.K. Edition. Pp (10),[11]-278,(2) + 16 pp. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Map endpapers. Toy 0485. 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". Not in O'Dea. Introduction by George D. Painter. With a bibliography. Chapter 15 (pp.218-239) : "A Week of Fog" follows the Griffin down the Nova Scotian coast. In Halifax Quee... View more info

Vinland Voyage 1st US ed in dj

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

Price: $25.00

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 m... View more info

Visit to Iceland and the Scandinavian North. Second Edition

By: PFEIFFER, Ida, Madame

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ingram, Cook, and Co., London, 1853,:

Seller ID: 65393


PFEIFFER, Ida, Madame. A Visit to Iceland and the Scandinavian North. Translated from the German of Madame Ida Pfeiffer, with numerous explanatory notes and eight tinted engravings. To which are added an essay on Icelandic poetry, from the French of M. Bergmann; a translation of the Icelandic poem The Volupsa; and a brief sketch of Icelandic History. London : Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1853. Second Edition. Pp. (i)-ixv,[2],18-353,[1], including frontis. and engraved title page and 6 additional plates. 8vo, pressed green cloth with extensive gilt illustration and gilt lettering to spine. This volu... View more info

Voyageur's Highways : The Canadian Fur Trade : Its Logistics, and Contribution to Canadian Development. The last of three articles on the Canadian furtrade in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2, August, 1961

By: MORSE, Eric W. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2 LOTZ, Jim MUNRO, David A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1961,: 1961

Seller ID: 88633


MORSE, Eric W. "Voyageur's Highways : The Canadian Fur Trade : Its Logistics, and Contribution to Canadian Development." The last of three articles on the Canadian fur trade in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXIII, No. 2 , August, 1961, pp 64-75. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1961. Pp [i]-[iv],(1),[40]-75,v-x,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes J.R. Lotz's “Operation Hazen : The First Summer, and The Winter Party” (pp 40-51); John P. Ough's “Sport Fishing Ne... View more info

Wake-Pick Poems. First Paperback Edition.

By: GUNNARS, Kristjana. Anansi House of Poetry 40.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0887840892:

Seller ID: 105467


GUNNARS, Kristjana. Wake-Pick Poems. Toronto: Anansi, (1981). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-96. 8vo, illustrated red card covers with cream lettering to front cover and spine. Anansi House of Poetry HAP40. ""'Wake-Pick': A devicemade from a small stick of wood with a slit on one side to catch the eyeli d. It was used in old Iceland to keep the eyelids open when people had to stay up nights turning out the quota of knitting required to survive. 'Wake-Pick Poems': A powerful collection by a young Canadian poet who draws intenseively on the colourful world of her Icelandic heritage. 'Wake-Pic... View more info

water, waiting. Limited Edition.

By: GUNNARS, Kristjana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Underwhich Editions, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0886580501:

Seller ID: 56474


GUNNARS, Kristjana. water, waiting. (Toronto): Underwhich Editions, 1987. Pp. (8). Unpaginated. Small 8vo, illustrated string-bound blue and grey cardcovers with blue lettering to front cover. A short poem. This edition limi ted to 150 numbered copies, this being no. 57. A very good copy. Due to itssmall size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00 View more info

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West over Sea : : Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement before 1300 : A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara E. Crawford. First Edition

By: SMITH, Beverley Ballin, Simon TAYLOR and Gareth WILLIAMS, (eds).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Brill, Leiden & Boston, 2007, ISBN:9004158936: 2007

Seller ID: 114730

ISBN: 9004158936


SMITH, Beverley Ballin, Simon TAYLOR and Gareth WILLIAMS, (eds). West over Sea : Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement before 1300 : A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara E. Crawford. Leiden & Boston : Brill, 2007. First Edition. Pp 553,(1),[555]-581,(5) + colour portrait frontispiece + 32-page section of b&w photos before p.555. Some maps and diagrams in the text. 8vo, purple cloth, with white lettering to spine and boards. No. 31 In The Northern World series. Each paper has its own bibliography. Dr Barbara Crawford M.A., Ph.... View more info

Winning Entries in the Nfld. 1968 Frecker copy

By: Arts and Letters Competition) O'NEILL, Paul DAWE, Tom CROCKER, Ron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1968,:

Seller ID: 12114


(Arts and Letters Competition). Winning Entries In The Newfoundland Government Sponsored Competition For The Encouragement of Arts and Letters, Etc., 1968. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. No printer given. Pp (8),1-87,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. O'Dea A214. Paul O'Neill's poem "Iceland Poppies" and his play "The Hush of the Starling"; Tom Dawe's narrative poem "Dog-Fish Summer"; Helen Porter's short story "An August Northeaster". No art works reproduced this year. From the library of G.A. Frecker, with his name on the cover. Vg. 25.00 View more info

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World War II at Sea : A Bibliography of Sources in English 1974-1989. First Edition. Three Volumes

By: SMITH, Myron J., Jr

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Scarecrow Press: 1976

Seller ID: 116595


SMITH, Myron J., Jr. World War II at Sea : A Bibliography of Sources in English. Metuchen, N.J. : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1976. First Edition. 8vo (150 x 222 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to fronts & spines. Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography SM176. Myron Jack Smith, Jr. (b. May 3, 1944). Volume 1. The European Theater. Pp (4),v-xx,21-337,(7). Foreword by Captain Donald Macintyre. Preface by Dr B. Franklin Cooling. A. General Works: Sea Forces and Political B. The British Isles, E... View more info

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Young Icelander : The Story of an Immigrant in Nova Scotia and Manitoba.

By: BJARNASON, Johann Magnus.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Formac Publishing, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9780887808692:

Seller ID: 90315


BJARNASON, Jóhann Magnus. The Young Icelander : The Story of an Immigrant in Nova Scotia and Manitoba. Translation of Eirikur Hansson from the Icelandic by Borga Jakobson. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2009). First Canadian Edition. (2),[3]-336. 8vo, photo-illustrated brown card covers. "A Classic Now Translated into English!" - front cover. "Jóhann Magnús Bjarnason, author, poet, teacher (b. at Medalnes, Nordur-Mulasysla, Iceland 24 May 1866 - d. at Elfros, Sask. 8 Sept 1945). The greatest and most prolific of Icelandic Canadian novelists, Bjarnas... View more info