Title: Allan Quatermain : skáldsaga / by H. Rider ...
[Second Edition/2. útg.]. Imprint: Winnipeg : Prentsmiðja Lögbergs, 1906. Descr. 418  p. ; 17 cm. Home made wraps from previous owner, both blank endpapers wanting, else VG in wraps, Series: Bókasafn Lögbergs: translator/Þýðandi: Einar H. Kvaran. (Org. Vers. Note: First ed./1. útg. was published in 1892 in Winnipeg). Language note: Á frummáli: Allan Quatermain. Subject: British/English literature/Breskar bókmenntir; Fiction/Skáldsögur. Subject: Translation from English/Þýðingar úr ensku. Add.Entry: Einar H. Kvaran 1859-1938. TRANSLATOR'S BIO: The translator, Kvaran, resided in Canada. He came to Canada in the 1880s, where he edited the pivotal Icelandic-Canadian newspaper, Logberg. He took a leading role in Icelandic-Canadian community and political affairs. in 1891 he was selected as President of the Icelandic Liberal Association of Manitoba (see Kristjanson). He returned to Iceland about 1895, after a ten year residency in Canada during which he was a prolific writer, editor, and public figure (Kristjanson, page 332). He remains one of the most revered literary figures in Iceland and among North american Icelanders. Referenced in Hjartar, p. 22. At time of cataloguing, not listed in Amicus. Bookseller Inventory # 34522
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