THE STORY OF BURNT NJAL or Life in Iceland at the end of the Tenth Century. From the Icelandic of the Njals Saga. With an introduction, maps and plans.
Edinburgh.Edmonston and Douglas. 1861. Two volumes. Volume I: xxx, cciv, 256pp. Illustrated with a map of Iceland, three ground plans, two plans, and a folding map at the rear. Volume II: xiii, 507pp. Illustrated with a frontispiece and a folding map at the rear. Original decorative green cloth gilt. Octavo. First edition. Ex-library copy with the library record label stuck to the front board of volume I; with two other library labels on the front fixed end-paper and again in volume II; and number stamps to some pages and blind stamps to titles etc. Splits in both spines and little worn at corners; blank edge of the map at the rear of volume I a little ragged; hinges starting to crack; but a good plus set in the original bindings that would benefit fro some restoration.