Ljóð og Saga [Poems and Stories] [This 1923 Vol. is unrelated to the 1927 volume with same title and author]

Stefánsson, Jón, 1861-1939

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Title: Ljóđ og Saga [Poems and Stories] [This 1923 ...


Chips to top of front cover and margins of several pages (no loss of text), otherwise Very Good in softcover. Includes illustration from photo (author's portrait) with tissue guard. PUBLISHER: Winnipeg: Columbia Press, 1923. DESCRIPTION: 220, [3] pages; 24 cm. SUBJECTS: Poetry/Ljóð; Stories/Prose/Fiction/Smásögur; Icelandic-Canadian Literature; Icelandic Literature/Íslenskar bókmenntir. AUTHOR BIO : The author, Jón Stefánsson, was a pioneer of the Icelandic settlement in Manitoba, living first at Gimli, Manitoba, then at Steep Rock, Manitoba - where he engaged in farming, fishing and writing. 0THER : Considerable Canadian content: includes a toast to New Iceland, a poem about Stephan G. Stephansson, two poems on New Iceland (i.e., in Manitoba), poem about Selkirk (a town in Manitob) a poem on Gimli, a poem about an individual in Gimli, etc. Referenced in Hjartar, page 29. Hjartar states that this book differs from same-named publication of 1927 - the content is different, as are the number of pages, and the two volumes are published by (at least nominally) different publishing houses in Winnipeg. At time of cataloguing, only two listings on Amicus; not in Peel (3rd Ed.). Bookseller Inventory # 30170

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