Ljóðmæli : (1866-1892)/[Poems (1866-1892)] Second (2nd) Edition, enlarged/2. útg., Aukin

Ólafsson, Jón 1850-1916 (editor/ritstjóri]

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Title: Ljóđmćli : (1866-1892)/[Poems (1866-1892)] ...

Edition: Second Edition, Enlarged


PUBLISHER: Winnipeg : Heimskringla, 1892. DESCRIPTION: 180 pages, plate/mbl.; minor fading to blue, moderate edgewear, textblock cracked but holding att pp. 112-113, otherwise Very Good in blue cloth hardcover. 15 cm. Gen. note Afterward by the editor/Eftirmáli / Jón Ólafsson: p. 173-174. CONTENTS/SUBJECT: significant Canadian content - listed as Canadiana on Amicus; Afterward by editor was written in Winnipeg; Poems/Ljóð, Icelandic Literature/Íslenskar bókmenntir; Meðal efnis: þýdd ljóð: Ólyfjanið ; Umskifti / Heine. - Dagdómarinn / H.C. Andersen. - "Omne tulit punctum" / Wessel. - Meðal blóma ; Hún elskar mig ; Afbragðið / Janson. - "Æ, hvað viltu meir?" / Aarestrup. Org. Vers. Note First ed. published in 1877/1. útg. 1877 bar titilinn: Söngvar og kvæði. Add.Entry Heine, Heinrich, 1797-1856; Andersen, H. C., 1805-1875; Kristiansen, Kristian, 1909-; Janson, H. W. (Horst Woldemar), 1913-; Aarestrup, Emil, 1800-1856. EDITOR BIO : the editor, a journalist, poet and writer, was one of the earliest Icelandic immigrants to North America. He led a delegation to Alaska to determine its suitability for an Icelandic settlement and edited the prestigious Icelandic-Canadian newspaper Logberg in Winnipeg for two years, in 1892-1894 - and later he edited the other major Icelandic-Canadian newspaper, Heimskringla (source: Kristiansson). Referenced in Hjartar, p. 28. At time of cataloguing, three locations listed on Amicus; not in Peel (3rd Ed.). An early and hard to find example of Icelandic-Canadian literature. Bookseller Inventory # 36293

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