Book Description

8vo. First UK edition. Original green cloth, lettered in black on the spine. Top edge stained green. In unclipped d/w and with wrap-around band of The Book Society. Fine in fine d/w.
Dealer Notes
The first UK edition (while Knopf had a London office) of the Nobel Laureate’s trilogy. In this translation the books are The Garland, The Mistress of Husaby and The Cross. The life and death of a woman in 14th century Norway told with realistic accuracy. Uncommon generally but scarce in this condition.
Author Undset, Sigrid
Date 1930
Publisher London, Alfred A. Knopf

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