Title: The Laxdaela Saga
Publisher: New York: B.W. Huebsch, Inc.
Publication Date: 1925
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: Illustrated Edition
ILLUSTRATED EDITION, ONE OF SIX ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS - Saga was originally written in the 13th Century, second only to Njals' Saga in the number of Medieval manuscripts preserved. Translator Veblen an early 20th Century American economist and sociologist, leader of the Institutional Economics Movement, and the author of "The Theory of the Leisure Class." Octavo, 302 Pgs. Previous library book from Drexel Institute of Technology (Catalog #839.6), includes library card and envelope pasted to rear pastedown, never borrowed. Stamp of "Drexel University of Technology" on bottom of title page, along rear edge. Frontispiece map of Iceland included on front pastedown, lovely stitching on Front hardcover. Some looseness of signature to front and rear hinge, foxing along hardcover spine, top edge. Chipping and fraying along hardcover corners; book otherwise clean and tight. signature of "James Geese" on front end page, perhaps previous owner. Bookseller Inventory # JL-44
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