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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.; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

    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.

    Book ID: 44362
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  • VILHJÁLMSSON, Thor [George Johnston]
    FACES REFLECTED IN A DROP

    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.; Octavo

    Book ID: 27160
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  • OLAFSON-JENKYNS, Kristin
    THE CULINARY SAGA OF NEW ICELAND: recipes from the shores of Lake Winnipeg

    Edition: First printing

    Guelph, ON: Coastline, 2001. Glossy card covers. pp 235. Illustrated. Fine copy.; Oblong quarto

    Book ID: 53701
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  • SALVERSON, Laura Goodman
    WAYSIDE GLEAMS

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1925. Green cloth spine and tan patterned boards, spine and cover labels. pp [2]. (2), (98), [2]. Minor bubbling to front paper-covered boards, else fine and fresh. Pale green dust jacket has tanning and small damp spot on spine, light tanning to margins of panels and flaps, else fine. A lovely copy of this book of poetry from an important Canadian author. Salverson was born in Winnipeg of Icelandic immigrant parents and wrote about the Icelandic immigrant experience in her novels. She twice won the Governor-General's Award. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo.

    Book ID: 23421
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