- Tag = Iceland
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: HardcoverBook ID: 18569More details Price: USD $18.95 USD $17.06
COLD ADVENTURE. Illustration and cover design by Merle smith
Edition: First Edition
Toronto: Copp Clark, 1959. Light blue cloth. pp (6), 168, . 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: HardcoverBook ID: 44362More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
FACES REFLECTED IN A DROP
Edition: First edition in English
Reykjavík: Helgafell, 1966. Plain white card covers in dust jacket. pp 154, , 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: SoftcoverBook ID: 27160More details Price: USD $30.00 USD $27.00
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: HardcoverBook ID: 11164More details Price: USD $14.95 USD $13.46