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  • MILLAIS, J.G.
    A SPORTSMAN'S WANDERINGS. With 4 Colotype plates and 11 other illustrations from author's drawings and photographs

    Edition: First US issue

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1920. Octavo, red cloth. pp xii, 298, (2) + 4 collotype plates with tissue guards and 11 b&w plates. VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Made from sheets of the 1919 UK edition, which was titled WANDERINGS AND MEMORIES. Hunting and fishing in South Africa (elephant and lions), Scotland (salmon and grouse). Iceland, Norway, and more.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36406
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  • ADAMS, Paul
    ARCTIC ISLAND HUNTER

    Edition: First edition.

    London: George Ronald, 1961. Octavo, brown cloth. pp 136 + plates. 2 maps in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has light rubbing to front panel else fine, flap price intact. The experiences of a hunter in Spitzbergen.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36404
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  • GULBRANSSEN, Trygve
    BEYOND SING THE WOODS. Translated by Naomi Walford

    London: Butterworth, 1936. Fourth printing. Light blue cloth. pp 318, (2, ads). Yellowing to page edges, endpapers, and text, else fine. Cream jacket (art by Bip Pares) has tanning, two damp spots, and nicks to ends, of yellowed spine, VG otherwise. A novel "of fifty years in the life of a race of Norwegian woodfolk."

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43692
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  • RÖLVAAG, O.E.
    GIANTS IN THE EARTH: a saga of the prairie. Translated from the Norwegian

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Harper, 1927. Yellow-green cloth, top edges red, spine elaborately decorated in gilt, pale blue-grey endpaper illustrations. Top edges sunned to pink, very nearly fine otherwise. Jacket has small chips to spine ends and outer corners, two inch tear to upper front panel, but nothing of importance lacking; 2.50 flap price partially rubbed out; two inch split to upper spine fold; VG otherwise, attractive in appearance. The Norwegian-American author's best-known book, a story of Norwegian immigrants in Minnesota and North Dakota, as classic of American regional fiction. The book akso comes with plain endpapers (I have seen a copy with a 23 Nov., 1927, ownership inscription.) The US edition adds a new author introduction. First publised in Norway in two volumes in 1924 and 1925.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41544
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  • KROG, Helge (Roy Campbell)
    HAPPILY EVER AFTER ? Translated from the Norwegian by Roy Campbell. A Play

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Boriswood, 1934. Octavo, card covers with flaps. Tidy ink owner name (date on other side) at top of half-title leaf; tape stains to first and last leaf; spine has a small skinned spot at lower spine; light dust soiling to covers; VG unworn and uncreased copy otherwise, flap price intact. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 34664
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  • Gulbranssen, Trygve
    Ja Taamal Laulavad Metsad. Norra keelest tolkinud Agnes Antik

    Toronto: Orto, 1953. Tan faux leather. pp 278. Page edges a little yellowed, else fine. Thin dust jacket has large chips at bottom of front panel, smaller chip at foot of spine and lower inner corner of rear panel, just good. Estonian translation of this Norwegian novel, translated into English in 1936 as Beyond Sing the Woods.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48233
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  • OPPENHEIM, E.C.
    NEW CLIMBS IN NORWAY: An Account of Some Ascents in the Sondmore District. Illustrated by A.D. McCormick and from Photographs

    Edition: First edition.

    London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898. Original dark green cloth gilt lettered, with photographic label on front cover. pp [2], x, (258), [2] + frontispiece with captioned tissue guard; 17 illustrations in text, many full-page, top edge gilt. Library discard, with black panel on spine; shadow of removed label on front and rear pastedown; small rubber stamp to front free endpaper and lower margin of page 73; ink notation on verso of title leaf; small chip to fore edge of front free endpaper; creases and short tear to inner margin of tissue guard; inner hinges quite neatly repaired with rice paper; rubbing to the cover label; light red check mark to title page; else a VG unworn copy, text quite…

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    London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898. Original dark green cloth gilt lettered, with photographic label on front cover. pp [2], x, (258), [2] + frontispiece with captioned tissue guard; 17 illustrations in text, many full-page, top edge gilt. Library discard, with black panel on spine; shadow of removed label on front and rear pastedown; small rubber stamp to front free endpaper and lower margin of page 73; ink notation on verso of title leaf; small chip to fore edge of front free endpaper; creases and short tear to inner margin of tissue guard; inner hinges quite neatly repaired with rice paper; rubbing to the cover label; light red check mark to title page; else a VG unworn copy, text quite clean, now tight in the binding, cover gilt bright. A scarce and desirable mountaineering book.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29533
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  • KROG, Helge (Roy Campbell)
    THE COPY. Translated from the Norwegian by Roy Campbell. A Comedy

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Boriswood, 1934. Octavo, card covers with flaps. Tidy ink owner name (date on other side) at top of half-title leaf; tape stains to first and last leaf; VG unworn and uncreased copy otherwise, flap price intact. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 34665
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  • CHAILLU, Paul B. du
    THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: Summer and winter journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland

    New York: Harper, c1881. Two volumes, tall octavo, original blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and brown. pp (xvi), 441, (5) + illustrations; xvi, 474, (2) + illustrations, original free endpapers bound in front & rear of both volumes. Colour folding map in new (matching blue cloth) pouch at rear of Vol. I. Professionall recased, with new endpapers; short edge tears to early leaves of Vol. I repaired; small light spots to front cover of Vol. I; bit of rubbing to the central gilt sun on both front covers; in all, a VG clean and tight pair. Profusely illustrated. Impressions of the author from his journeys to Scandinavia 1871-78. Note: 3.5kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 31440
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  • KROG, Helge (Roy Campbell)
    THREE PLAYS: Happily Ever After? Triad. The Copy. Translated from the Norwegian by Roy Campbell

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Boriswood, 1934. Octavo, black cloth. Tidy ink owner name at top margin of front free endpaper, with ink date on the other side; else a VG jacketless copy, red spine lettering bright.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34897
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  • KROG, Helge (Roy Campbell)
    TRIAD: A Play. Translated from the Norwegian by Roy Campbell

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Boriswood, 1934. Octavo, card covers with flaps. Tidy ink owner name (date on other side) at top of half-title leaf; tape stains to first and last leaf; spine lightly yellowed; else a VG unworn and uncreased copy, flap price intact. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 34663
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