Frá austri til vesturs : framhald af landnámssögu Nýja-Íslands / eftir Thorleif Jackson [From East to West: A History of the Settemets in New Iceland, Canada, Continued]

Jóakimsson (Jackson), Ŝorleifur 1847-1923

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PUBLISHER: Winnipeg : Columbia Press, 1921. DESCRIPTION : 228 pages: illustrations from photos/myndir ; errata sheet tipped in ; 23 cm. CONDITION : Front card cover wanting but information thereon is replicated in intact original title page. Otherwise Very Good. SUBJECTS/CONTENT: Icelanders--History/Biography; Manitoba Icelanders; Canada/Kanada ; New Iceland/Nýja Ísland ; Westen Icelandiers/Vestur Íslendingar ; Útflytjendur ; Landnám ; Landnemar . CANADIAN CONTENT THROUGHOUT : first hand history of first Icelandic setters to Canada and the U. S. and individual biographies of many of them. AUTHOR BIO: Thorleifur Jóakimsson (Jackson), (1847-1921] immigrated from Iceland, settled in the Manitoba, Canada Inter-Lake Icelandic settlement; then moved to the Tongue River district of the Dakotas, in 1891.RELEVANCE/AVAILABILITY : This FIRST EDITION of this second volume of three works by this author is scarce. Very early and comprehensive account of family histories (genealogy) of Icelandic settlers in Canada (mostly Manitoba) and the United States - with special emphasis on Manitoba setllements of Hecla Island, Riverton, Hnausa and Arnes. This volume includes rticle by J. Briem who was a leader of the first wave of immigrants. Referenced in Hjartar, p. 50. We have used the Iclelandic version of the author's surname in this catalogue entry, as does Hjartar, as well as the website Gegnir. Bookseller Inventory # 32587

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