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THE ELDER EDDA: A SELECTION
Written by Paul B. Taylor; W.H. Auden.
Stock no. 1820090
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1969. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Poetic or Elder Edda is a famous collection made about A.D. 1200 of old Icelandic poems on cosmogony, mythology and the tradition of Norse heroes. This translation from the Icelandic conveys the power, sharpness and precision of the original. Prefaced with a most helpful introduction by Professor Peter Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0571090664. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly grubby.

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THE PIED PIPER AND OTHER FAIRY TALES OF JOSEPH JACOBS
Written by Joseph Jacobs; W.H. Auden. Illustrated by James Hill.
Stock no. 1605644
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1963. Good condition.

Large format. White illustrated boards. With commentary by W.H. Auden. Colour illustrations. 40 pages. Top and tail of spine split with a little loss and signs of previous glue repair. New endpapers. Some finger marks to margins.

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