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  • JACK, Robert
    ARCTIC LIVING. The Story of Grimsey. Foreword by Vihjalmur Stefansson.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1955. Brown cloth. x, 181 pp + plates. Light yellowing to text paper, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket chipped to spine tips, outer corners, lower edge of rear panel; just good. "The life and character of the people in Iceland's most lonely outpost, the little Arctic island of Frimsey, are here depicted." - jacket.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18569
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  • INGALDSON, Violet Paula
    COLD ADVENTURE. Illustration and cover design by Merle smith

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Copp Clark, 1959. Light blue cloth. pp (6), 168, [2]. Fine copy. Dust jacket has nicks to ends of lightly yellowed spine, small rubbed tears to ends of flap folds, VG otherwise. A novel for teenagers about ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg by a Winnipeg author of Icelandic descent whose father was a lake fisherman in Gimli. Watters p.315. Good illustrations.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44362
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  • VILHJÁLMSSON, Thor [George Johnston]

    Edition: First edition in English

    Reykjavík: Helgafell, 1966. Plain white card covers in dust jacket. pp 154, [4], erratum slip tipped in at last page of text. Fine in faintly rubbed jacket. First edition in English of this noted Icelandic author, his first book to be translated into English, the collection of short prose pieces or stories Andlit í spegli dropans (1957), translated by Kenneth G. Chapman. This copy inscribed in 1981 from friends in Iceland to important Canadian poet, Icelandic scholar and translator George Johnston. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 27160
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  • GUNNARS, Kristjana
    THE PROWLER: a novel

    Edition: First printing

    Red Deer, Alberta: Red Deer College Press, 1989. Grey boards, grey endpapers. Fine in fine jacket. Advance copy for review with review slip pasted to front free endpaper which gives a projected publication date of April, 1989. With a promotional photo of the author laid in. A post modern novel partially set in Iceland by this Icelandic immigrant to Canada.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 11164
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