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  • SPENCE, Catherine Stafford, 1823-1906
    EARL RÖGNVALD and his Forebears, or Glimpses of Life in Early Norse Times in Orkney and Shetland

    Edition: First printing

    London: Unwin, 1896. 12mo, green cloth decorated in blind, gilt lettered, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. pp 260, (6, ads). Spine a little darkened, text paper lightly toned, else a VG clean, tight & unworn copy, no owner names. Ms Spence was from the Shetlands. She taught school in New Zealand in the 1880s before returning home.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35280
    View cart More details Price: USD $35.00 USD $31.50
  • BROWN, George Mackay

    Edition: First US edition.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972. Octavo, black cloth. Tanning to inner margins of pastedowns from binding materials; sticker scar on front free endpaper; else fine, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has slight sunning to red spine titpe, nicks to spine tips, sticker scar to blank top margin of front flap; VG otherwise. First novel of this Orkney author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33000
    View cart More details Price: USD $18.95 USD $17.06