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Iceland: Its Scenes and Sagas
Smith, Elder and Co., London 1863 - xlviii, 447 p.: color frontispiece, 15 additional leaves of plates (some color), and 1 folded map of Iceland with the author's route indicated in red; 26 cm. Half contemporary morocco with six spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled spine title. Marbled paper over boards and marbled endpapers. Many in-text maps, music, and drawings. Appendices: A. "Notes on the Ornithology of Iceland" by A. Newton--B. "Advice to Sportsmen" by J.W.R.--C. "A List of Icelandic Plants"--D. "A List of Icelandic Published Sagas"--E. "Expenses of My Tour in Iceland." A scarce account of a mid-19th-century visit to Iceland. In Very Good- Condition: edges lightly rubbed; old repair to last leaf of text, without loss of text; dampstain in margin of seven plates, not touching images; occasional soiling in margins; old stains to a few pages; otherwise pages and plates are clean and tight.
      [Bookseller: Classic Books and Ephemera, IOBA]
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