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The Elder Edda : A Selection

by Taylor, Paul B. And Auden, W. H., Translators

First American Edition

Price: $75.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 013823
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1969
  • Keywords: ICELAND NORSE SCANDINAVIA EDDIC POETRY MYTHOLOGY

New York: Random House, 1969. First American edition, first printing. 8vo. Cloth. 173 p. Illustrated. Introduction by Peter H. Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Notes by Peter H. Salus. Dedicated to J. R. R. Tolkien. A compilation, made about 1200 A.D., or earlier Icelandic poems on cosmology, mythology, and the stories of the Norse heroes. One of the chief sources of knowledge of Scandinavian mythology. Staining to page edges. Good in very good dustjacket in mylar cover.. First American Edition. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.