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THE ELDER EDDA: A SELECTION

by Paul B. Taylor; W.H. Auden

Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus. 1969

Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. The Poetic or Elder Edda is a famous collection made about A.D. 1200 of old Icelandic poems on cosmogony, mythology and the tradition of Norse heroes. This translation from the Icelandic conveys the power, sharpness and precision of the original. Prefaced with a most helpful introduction by Professor Peter Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine.

Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly grubby.

ISBN: 0571090664
Stock no. 1820090

 

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