Andvökur [Transl: Sleepless Nights] - Nearly Comple 5-vol. Set, 1st. ed.,

Stephansson, Stephan G. (Stephan Gu­mundsson), 1853-1927

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Title: Andv÷kur [Transl: Sleepless Nights] - Nearly...

Edition: First Edition


Nearly complete in 5 of 6 volumes. First 4 vols in VG+ condition; 5th vol has hinges beginning to crack, else VG, all in burgundy cloth (hardcover) binding with gilt lettering/design/border to front covers and gilt lettering/design to spines. PUBLISHER: Reykjavík and Winnipeg : Volumes I-III were published in Reykjavik by Kostnaðarmenn nokkrir Íslendingar í Vesturheimi; vols. IV and V were published in Winnipeg by the same publisher; vol. VI was published in Reykjavík by Bokautgafa Heimskringlu. 1909-1938. DESCRIPTION : llustrations, portraits; 19 cm. SUBJECTS/CONTENTS : Collected poems of this iconic Icelandic-Canadian author who is celebrated in Iceland and North America, and considered the best orth American Icelandic poet writing in the Icelandic language. Entirely in Icelandic language. Prefatory remarks in Volume VI by Rögnvaldur Pétursson. Pagination: Vol.I. 1868-1907 (324 pages); Vol. II. 1869-1907 (320 pages); Vol. III. 1895-1909 (240 pages); Vol.IV 1908-1923 (306/1 pages); Vol. V. 1908-1923 (329 pages); Vol. VI (312 pages). AUTHOR BIO : Stephan G. Stephansson is recognized as the most outstanding of Canada's Icelandic poets (Gaetz, The park country; Kirkconnell, Canadian overtones; Beck, History of Icelandic poets) and one of Iceland's finest poets. Referenced in Hjartar, p. 45. Peel(3) 6401. Volume V is scarce; Volume VI is rare. Bookseller Inventory # 35213

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