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ALMANAK hins islenzka pjodvinafelags 1914 arum eptir faeding Krists [bound together with] ALMANAK 1915
Reykjavik, Iceland, Prentsmidjan Gutenberg 1913, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: map, b&w photos & illusts. The text is in Icelandic. Names to front endpapers. 12mo, Private lib. markings to spine. Bds. scuffed and rubbed. Conts. a bit shaken, but otherwise book is tight and in good condition.
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Book number: 035097
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
Keywords: Iceland Almanac

 
ALMANAK um arid 1927 eftir Krists Faeding, sem er pridja ar eftir hlaupar og fjorda ar eftir sumarauka.
Reykjavik, Iceland, Prentsmidjan Gutenberg 1926, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Bound in black buckram, text in Icelandic, name on endpaper. 12mo, Private lib. markings to spine. Bds. scuffed, soiled & rubbed. Conts. age-toned. Overall, the book is in good condition.
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Book number: 035121
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
Keywords: Iceland Almanac Henry Ford

 
[ICELAND - BISHOPS - CHURCH HISTORY]
BISKUPSSKJALASAFN
Reykjavik, Iceland, 1956, 1st edition, wrappers. Spine sl. torn, card covers sunned at edges; else g/vg condition. 8vo, pp. 123. Skrar Thodskjalasafns - III
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Book number: 035295
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Icelandic Iceland Religion Church Bishops

 
[VARIOUS EDITORS]
EIMREIDIN [A broken run of 33 loose issues commencing in 1919 and concluding in 1944]
Reykjavik, Iceland, Rikisprentsmidjan Gutenberg 1919 to 1944, wrappers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Each issue bound in stapled printed wraps. 8vo,
"Eimreidin" (which translates as the "steam engine" [as in a train]), is an important Icelandic cultural journal, containing literary essays, short stories, and poems, and also articles on economics, welfare, health and political matters. It was initially published in Copenhagen, from 1895 to 1918, but moved to Reykjavik in 1918. It ceased publication (ran out of steam?) in 1975. Most issues in this offering are in good to very good condition. The cover page of one issue has been partially blackened, or painted, and some other issues showing light to moderate soiling. Most corners are turned and the edges of the covers are generally rubbed, "thumbed", or chipped. Many issues have names written on the covers. The contents seem to be uniformly clean and tight. The following issues are included in this lot: vol. XXV (1919), nos. 1 to 4; vol. XXVI (1920) no. 5-6 (combined issue); vol. XVII (1921), no. 5-6; vol. XXVIII (1922), nos. 1 to 3; vol. XXIX (1923), nos. 1-2, 4, 5-6; vol. XXX (1924), nos. 1-2, 3, 4-5, 6; vol. XXXII (1926), no. 4; vol. XXXIII (1927), nos. 2 to 4; vol. XXXIV (1928), nos. 1, 2; vol. XXXV (1929), April - June, July - December; vol. XXXVI (1930), nos. 1, 3; vol. XXXVII, (1931), nos. 1, 2 (rear cover missing), 4; vol. XXXVIII (1932), no. 1; vol. XLVII (1941), no. 2; vol. XLIX (1943), no. 3; vol. L (1944), no. 3.
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Book number: 035742
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 156.5 | £UK 137.75 | JP 19476]
Keywords: Iceland Icelandic

 
[VARIOUS EDITORS]
EIMREIDIN [A lot of eight loose issues with publication dates commencing in 1919 and concluding in 1931]
Reykjavik, Iceland, Rikisprentsmidjan Gutenberg 1919 to 1931, wrappers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Each issue bound in stapled printed wraps. 8vo, An Icelandic magazine of cultural and social issues which commenced publication in 1895 and ceased publication in 1975.
Each issue shows some degree of wear and soiling. Most corners are turned and the edges of the covers are generally rubbed, "thumbed", or chipped. Six issues have names written on the covers. The contents seem to be uniformly clean and tight. The following issues are included in this lot: vol. XXV (1919), no. 4; vol. XXVII (1922), nos. 1, 2; vol. XXX (1924), no. 6; vol. XXXII (1926), no. 4; vol. XXXIII (1927), no. 2; vol. XXXVI (1930), no. 1; vol. XXXVII (1931), no. 1.
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Book number: 035743
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 39.5 | JP 5565]
Keywords: Iceland Icelandic

 
FRAMFARI 1877 to 1880
Gimli, MB, 1986, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: maps, b&w illustrations. Handsomely bound in full brown imitation leather. Thick 4to, pp. xii, 748. Published by the Gimli chapter of the Icelandic National League of North America. ISBN 0889256993
Slight shelf wear; else in very good condition.
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Book number: 039227
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 39.5 | JP 5565]
Keywords: Iceland Gimli Icelanders

 
ISLENDINGADAGURINN / VIKINGS ON THE PRAIRIES / 114th Icelandic Festival of Manitoba / 2003 Official Souvenir Program
Manitoba, Canada, Poplar Press 2003, 1st edition, wrappers. Ill.: b&w photos & advertisements. Card covers sl. rolled & creased, sl. scuffing, else vg cond. 8vo, pp. 96.
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Book number: 036833
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP 2226]
Keywords: Icelandic Festival Gimli Winnipeg Manitoba

 
[ICELAND] [GIMLI]
ISLENDINGADAGURINN Icelandic Festival of Manitoba 1975
Gimli, MB, Printed by Gardar Printing 1975, . Ill.: black-and-white photographs. A stapled booklet in card covers. Slight wear; else vg condition. 8vo, 72 pp. The program from the Gimli, Manitoba festival celebrating 100 years of Icelandic Settlement in Manitoba.
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Book number: 008757
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP 556]
Keywords: Festival Iceland Gimli

 
ISLENZKAR LJOSMAEDUR [Icelandic Midwives]
, Kvoldvokuurgafan H.F. 1952, hb. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Bound in "pebbled" black buckram with gilt spine lettering. 8vo, pp. 271. Biographies and photos. Text in Icelandic. Light shelf wear, else clean, tight, and in very good condition.
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Book number: 039897
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Midwifery Medicine Iceland

 
KIRKJURITID
Reykjavik, Iceland, H. P. Leiftur Prentadi 1955, 1st edition, wrappers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. 8vo, pp. 340 - 384. A serial publication on Icelandic religious matters: this is just one issue, for October, 1955. The text is in Icelandic.
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Book number: 035164
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Iceland Icelandic Religion

 
SALMABOK og Helgisida-Reglur
Winnipeg, MB, A. Konstad Kirkjufelagsins 1915, hb. Bound in original full morocco leather, with all edges gilt. 12mo, pp. xxxi, 532. Very light rubbing to board edges. Binding a bit loose, but hinges tight. Some corners folded, else in good plus condition.
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Book number: 035687
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
Keywords: Iceland Religion Psalms

 
SKRA UM SKJALASOFN SYSLUMANNA OG SVEITARSTJORNA
Reykjavik, Iceland, 1973, 1st edition, wrappers. Three volume set in sl. worn stiff card covers; else vg cond. Square 8vo,
Volume 1 - Nordur-Mulasysia - Vestmannaeyjar; volume 2 - Arnessysia - Reykjavik; volume 3 - Arkanes - Strandasysia. Each volume is unpaginated and the text is in Icelandic. The cover of volume 3 has a small stain. This a scarce item: no copies currently for sale anywhere, and no copies located in WorldCat, COPAC, Bibliotek, etc.
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Book number: 035271
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.25 | £UK 118 | JP 16694]
Keywords: Iceland Geneology Icelander

 
SONGBOK Hins Islenzka Studentafjelags. / Gefin ut af Fjelaginu
Reykjavik, Iceland, 1894, hb. Boards scuffed and rubbed at edges; else good condition. Oblong 12mo, pp. 103. Former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper and title page. Some spotting to pages, but no other markings.
Contains both words and music. Text in Icelandic.
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Book number: 035107
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
Keywords: Iceland Music Song book

 
SPEGILL TIMANS
Brookfield, IL, Pacific Press Publishing , hb green cloth. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 8vo, pp. 127. Rear bd. spotted. Light general soiling to cloth. Binding a bit shaken. Contents show occasional soiling; else about good cond.
Spegill Timans is Icelandic for "The Mirror of the Times". The text is in Icelandic.
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Book number: 023893
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP 2226]
Keywords: Missionaries Church services Missionary

 
SYRPA Frumsamdar, thyddar og endurprentadar sogur og aefintyr og annad til skemtunar of frodleiks / Vol. 2 1913 No. 1
Winnipeg, MB, Olafur S. Thorgeirsson 1913, . Stapled wrappers worn and somewhat soiled; conts. tight: gd cond. pp. 64.
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Book number: 035746
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Iceland

 
VETERANS OF ICELANDIC DESCENT / World War II / 1939-1945 / A Sequel to MINNINGARRIT ISLENZKRA HERMANNA 1914-1918
Winnipeg, MB, 1990, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Binding sl. shaken, very light shelf wear; else g/vg condition. Heavy 8vo, pp. xv, 579. Published by the Jon Sigurdsson chapter of the I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire). ISBN 0969489102
A roll of veterans of Icelandic descent (including both Canadians and Americans) who served in World War II; with photos and brief biographies of each soldier. The previous volume, covering veterans of the First World War, was first published in the "Icelandic Canadian", and subsequently in book form. This is the sequel to that book.
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Book number: 039601
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.25 | £UK 59 | JP 8347]
Keywords: Iceland Icelandic Military history World War Two World War II

 
ADILS, JON J. [JON JONSSON ADILS, 1869-1920)
ISLANDSSAGA
Rekjavik, Iceland, Isafoldaprentsmidja H. F. 1945, hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Boards worn and soiled, binding shaken, contents clean and tight. 8vo, pp. 408. Fiske Icelandic Collection catalogue, p. 1, indicates the first edition was published in Reykjavik in 1915. Text in Icelandic.
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Book number: 042129
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
Keywords: Archaeology Anthropology Iceland Sagas

 
ANDRESSON, ALFRED EFTIR ONEFNDA HOFUNDA
GAMANVISUR 2. Hefti
Reykjavik, Iceland, Alfred Andresson 1948, 1st edition, wrappers. Caricature of author on front cover and inside back cover. 8vo, pp. 93. Card covers soiled & worn. Text block coming loose from covers. All pages present & still tight. Volume 2 only. Good condition.
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Book number: 035162
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Iceland Icelandic Poetry Poems

 
AUSTRAENI, BJORN
ANDVORP Smasogur
Reykjavik, Iceland, Thorstein Gislason 1922, . Card covers turned at edges & lightly soiled; else good+ cond. 8vo, pp. 156. The text is in Icelandic. Former owner's name on front free endpaper.
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Book number: 035320
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Iceland Icelandic

 
BECK, RICHARD (SELECTED AND EDITED BY)
ISLENZK LJOD / ICELANDIC LYRICS Originals and Translations
Reykjavik, Iceland, Porhallur Bjarnarson 1930, 1st edition, hb buckram. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Bds. a bit bumped bumped & soiled, conts. sl. age-toned; else vg. Small 8vo, 268 pp. A selection of Icelandic poetry, with the Icelandic on the left side and the English translation on the right.
Inscribed on front free endpaper: "Ed Harris / Rekjavik, Iceland / July 2, 1942 / U.S.S. Kaweah". The Kaweah was launched in 1919 and served as a "fleet replenishment vessel" (i.e., an oil tanker), during the Second World War, serving primarily along the eastern coast of North America, and ranging as far north and east as Greenland and Iceland. She was decommissioned after the war and scrapped in 1946.
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Book number: 020555
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Iceland

 
BENEDIKTSDOTTUR, INGIBJORGU
FRA AFDAL - TIL ADALSYTRAETIS / Ljodmaeli
Reykjavik, Iceland, Felagsprentsmidjan H. F. 1938, hb. Ill.: photo frontispiece. Touch of soiling to bds., very light wear; else very good cond. Small 8vo, pp. 159. Former owner's name and address to front pastedown. 1939 ink inscription on half-title page. Contents otherwise unmarked.
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Book number: 035104
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
Keywords: Iceland Poems Poetry

 
BERGMANN, FRIDRIK J.
ALDAMOT Niunda ar 1899
Winnipeg, MB, Prenstmidju Logbergs 1900, wrappers. Stiff paper covers chipped, creased & soiled; else good+ cond. 8vo, pp. 175. Articles, stories, and poetry in Icelandic.
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Book number: 036616
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
Keywords: Iceland

 
BJARNADOTTIR, HALLDORA
HLIN Arsrit Islenskra Kvenna / 30. Arg. / Afmaelisrit
Akureyi, Iceland, Prentverk Odds Bjornssonar 1957, 1st edition, wrappers. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 8vo, pp. 176. Front paper cover torn and soiled at edges. Rear cover removed. Contents a bit age-toned; else in good condition, overall.
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Book number: 035336
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP 1669]
Keywords: Iceland Icelandic

 
BJARNARSON, THORHALLUR (ED.)
NYTT KIRKJUBLAD Halfsmanadarrit Fyrir Kristindom og Kristilega Menning
Reykjavik, Iceland, 1915, wrappers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Four individual issues of this illustrated newsletter. Four issues: being numbers 8 through 11 (April 15 to June 1) for the year 1915; covering pages 90 through 136.
Each with name stamp of Thorgi Thorgeirsson, and each showing edge wear, light creasing, and light soiling; else good. The price is for the lot of four.
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Book number: 036617
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 14 | JP 1948]
Keywords: Iceland Church history

 
BJARNASON, AGUST H., MAGNUS JONSSON, ARNI HALLGRIMSSON (EDS.)
IDUNN Timarit Til Skemtunar, Nytsemdar og Frodleiks
Reykjavik, Iceland, Prentsmidjan Gutenberg 1919 to 1934, wrappers. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. A broken run of twelve issues of this Icelandic periodical. 8vo, Wear to cover of each issue, most have owner's signature, some spines pulled, one issue rippled, contents generally quite clean
A very scarce journal: no copies shown on WorldCat, COPAC, or Gegnir (as of date of cataloging). This offering includes vol. IV, January, 1919, April, 1920; vol. IX, July to October, 1925; vol. XI, April to June, 1927; vol. XII, January to March and October to December, 1928; vol. XIII, January to March, April to June, October to December, 1929; vol. XIV, 1930; vol. XV, 1931; vol. XVIII, 1934 (two issues in one).
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Book number: 035752
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.75 | £UK 98.5 | JP 13912]
Keywords: Iceland

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