The Story of The Laxdalers Done into English by Robert Proctor.

  • Proctor, Robert
  • London: Printed for the Translator by Charles Whittingham & Company 1903


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Small 4to, pp. [ii], 9-263, [1] + map, new distributor label tipped in to title-page. Partially unopened in original green paper boards backed in green cloth, printed paper label to spine. A touch of soiling, predominantly to edges, spine just a little creased and marked.


An English translation of the 13th century Icelandic Laxdæla saga by bibliographer and typographer Robert Proctor (1868-1903). Proctor's interest in the sagas was awaked by his friend the artist William Morris, whose poem 'The Lovers of Gudrun' from 1880 was inspired by the same source material.

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