Title: The Ballad of Thrym. An Old Icelandic Poem
Publisher: The Village Press [Gus Rueter], Thornhill, ON
Publication Date: 1965
Binding: Quarter Bound
Book Condition: Fine
Signed: Inscribed By Editor and Illustrator
Edition: Numbered, Limited Edition.
Limited to 107 copies of which this is number 38. Brown leather backing decorated paper boards, gilt spine lettering, pp. 33 [i.e. 66], frontispiece plus 10 illustrations cut in rubber by Aba Bayefsky. Printed one-side on uncut double-fold sheets in red and black. Small binder's ticket at the lower margin of front pastedown: "Handbound at the University of Toronto Press." Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Claude [Bissell] from Humphrey / and / Aba Bayefsky." Claude Bissell (1916-2000), Canadian author and educator, President of the University of Toronto 1958-71. Interior immaculate and tight, cover margins lightly tanned. Lacks the box, otherwise a fine, tight, scarce item, inscribed by both. Size: Tall Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 19025
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