Alþingishátíðin 1930 [Celebration of 1000 Year Anniversary of Icelandic Parliament]
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PUBLISHER/Imprint : Reykjavík : Leiftur, 1943. DESCRIPTION : 386 pages. : frontispiece/myndir, teikn., map/kort, uppdr. ; 26 cm./sm. Near Fine condition in quarter red pebbled leather and grey cloth hardcover. Gilt-stamped decoration and lettering to spine. Conf.Sub. Alþingishátíðin (1930). SUBJECTS : Profusely illustrated work on Iceland's 1930 celebrations commemorating the thousand year anniversary of Iceland's parliament, which predated England's. Much on participation in these proceedings by leading Canadian and American Icelanders, who flocked to Iceland for the event. (The disputatious Canadian Icelanders, split on issues of religion, etc., travelled to the event in separate ships). Significant Canadian content. Includes text of address by speaker of the parliament welcoming North American Icelanders; and text of speech by Jonas A. Sigurdsson, who spoke on behalf of Canadian and American Icelanders. Bookseller Inventory # 32935
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