WEBER, Henry; R Jamieson

Illustrations of Northern Antiquities Being an Abstract of the Book of Heroes, and Nibelungen Lay; with Translations of Metrical Tales From the Old German, Danish, Swedish, and Icelandic Languages with Notes and Dissertations.

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Year: 1814

Format: Hardback

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First edition. An early attempt to translate the main Germanic romances and sagas. On the Antient Teutonic Poetry and Romance; Das Heldenbuch, The Book of Heroes (4 parts); Der Nibelungen Lied, The Song of the Nibelungen; Die Klage, The Lament; Appendices ; Popular Heroic and Romantic Ballads translated from the Northern Languages; Abstract of the Eyrbiggia-Saga; Glossary. 522 pages. With the bookplate of the Orcadian Businessman, author and collector John Davie Manson Robertson Rebound in a fine binding of green half leather with marbled endpapers. In VG+ condition with just a little foxing to title and prelims. An exceptional copy

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