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BALLOU, Maturin M.
Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1898. Later edition.
8vo., orig. brown cloth, xii, 373pp. Bookplate, some wear to spine ends and corners o/w very good.
An account of the authors' journey to Norway, Sweden, Russia and Russian Poland.

$125     Book Number: 22891         Order / Enquire

Norway and Sweden Individual Travel.
New York: Bennett's Travel Bureau, 1925.
Tall narrow pamphlet in pictorial wrappers, 48pp. Fine.
Travel brochure giving a list of individual tours with intineraries and cost offered by Bennett's and includes information on Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and Spitzbergen.

$45     Book Number: 25071         Order / Enquire

BROWNE, J. Ross.
The Land of Thor.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1867. First edition.
8vo., orig. purple cloth, 542, (8) Spine an portions of the covers faded to tan o/w a nice copy.
Sketches of travel.

$200     Book Number: 23999         Order / Enquire

CRICHTON, Andrew and Henry Wheaton.
Scandinavia, Ancient and Modern; Being A History of Denmark, Sweden and Norway: Comprehending A Description of These Countries; An Account of the Mythology, Government, Laws, Manners and Institutions of the Early Inhabitants; and of the Present State of Society, Religion, Literature, Arts and Commerce.
Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1838. In two volumes. Second edition.
Sm.8vo., orig. red cloth with a small gilt decoration on the upper cover, 400; 432pp. Bookplate, name rubberstamped o/w a fine, unopened copy.

$300     Book Number: 23971         Order / Enquire

Voyage En Danemark.
Paris: L. Hachette, 1861.
Sm.8vo., cont. leather spine, gilt bands, xx, 446pp. Some rubbing, a very good copy.

$150     Book Number: 23969         Order / Enquire

The Land of the Midnight Sun. Summer and Winter Journeys Through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland.....
New York: Harper & Brothers, (1881). In two volumes. First U.S. edition.
Tall thick 8vo., orig. blue cloth with gilt decoration on the upper cover in a design depicting the rays coming off the sun, xvi, 441; xvi, 474pp. Name on e/paper, bookplate, minor marks on both spines but still a near fine copy of an attractive book.
"The account of the Peninsula of Scandinavia, and of the life of its people, given in these volumes, is the result of a series of journeys made at different times, from 1871 to 1878, embracing a sojourn in the country of nearly five years...."

$500     Book Number: 23984         Order / Enquire

The Land of the Long Night. Illustrated by M.J. Burns.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First U.S. edition.
8vo., orig. green cloth with a pictorial decoration on the upper cover, xviii, 266, (4) Name, inner hinges cracked, some minor wear to the foot of the spine but still a very nice, near fine copy.
An account of life in the Arctic regions of Scandinavia aimed at the juvenile audience.

$85     Book Number: 22844         Order / Enquire

A Yacht Voyage. Letters From High Latitudes: Being Some Account of a Voyage in 1856, In The Schooner Yacht "Foam," To Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitzbergen.
New York: Lovell, Adam, Wesson & Company, nd. (188-?) This edition contains a Preface to the Third edition, as well as a Preface Especially For the Canadian edition.
8vo., orig. blue cloth with a small circular decoration of a schooner in gilt on the upper cover, xvi, 268,pp. A fine copy.
An account of Dufferins adventures in the North Atlantic with stops in Iceland, Finland, Spitzbergen and Greenland.

$200     Book Number: 27839         Order / Enquire

FOOTE, Peter (editor).
Olaus Magnus Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus Romae 1555. ..Translated by Peter Fisher and Humphrey Higgens. Edited by.....
London: The Hakluyt Society, 1996-1998. In three volumes. Second Series, Vol. 182, 187 & 188.
Tall 8vo., orig. blue cloth with a pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper board, xciii, 288; vi, 289-770; vi, 771-1248pp. Fine in very lightly rubbed d/ws.

$165     Book Number: 33487         Order / Enquire

Rambles In Norway AMong the Fjelds and Fjords of the Central and Western District & With Remarks on Its Political, Military, Ecclesiastical, and Social Organization.
London: Longmas, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1855.
Sm.8vo., cont. half calf, marble boards, leather label, xv, 296pp. Small chip at the top of the spine, some rubbing along the spine and extremities but still very good.

$275     Book Number: 23332         Order / Enquire

HERBERT, Auberon.
The Danes In Camp: Letters From Sonderborg.
London: Saunders and Otley, and Co., 1864. First edition. With an ANs from the author dated "June 1900" tipped in.
8vo., orig. red cloth, 221, 16pp.dated dated "Dec. 1863." Cloth soiled with some rubbing o/w very good.

$250     Book Number: 31459         Order / Enquire

JERROLD, W. Blanchard.
A Brage-Beaker With the Swedes: Or, Notes From the North in 1852.
London: Nathaniel Cooke, 1854. First edition.
8vo., orig. plum cloth with a small pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper cover, xii, 251pp. Spine faded to tan which makes the lettering difficult to read, some light wear to the spine ends but in fact a near fine copy.
Wm. Blanchard Jerrold (1826-1884) English journalist and author. Due to a problem with his eyesight, Jerrold abandon his career as an artist and took up journalism for several newspapers. He was appointed Crystal Palace commissioner to Sweden in 1853 and wrote the above title on his return. "Mr. Jerrold seeks to daguerreotype the aspects of society in Sweden, and to report to his own countrymen on the state of manners, culture and the fine arts." (Allibone).

$400     Book Number: 816         Order / Enquire

LAING, Samuel.
Residence in Norway, During the Years 1834, 1935 and 1836; Made With A View to Enquire Into the Moral and Political Economy of That Country, The Condition of Its Inhabitants.
London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1851. New edition.
8vo., orig. cloth, 306, (32) Cloth faded on the spine and the perimeter of the covers o/w a very nice cpy.

$150     Book Number: 23970         Order / Enquire

LAING, Samuel.
Residence in Norway, During the Years 1834, 1935 and 1836; Made With A View to Enquire Into the Moral and Political Economy of That Country, The Condition of Its Inhabitants.
London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1851. New edition.
8vo., cont. half calf, marble boards, 306, (32) Binding rubbed o/w a good copy.

$125     Book Number: 23974         Order / Enquire

LEACH, Henry Goddard.
Scandinavia and the Scandinavians.
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1915. First edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. green cloth with three small coats-of-arms in gilt on the upper cover, 332, (20) Near fine.
"....the introductory chapter of this book is a brief review of the history of the three nations that constitute Scandinavia--Denmark, Norway and Sweden, setting forth their relations to one another.....subsequent chapters treat of their life and thought at the present day. Incidents from earlier periods are only touched on in order to give the necessary historical setting...."

$75     Book Number: 22890         Order / Enquire

The Ward of King Canute. A Romance of the Danish Conquest.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., nd. (189-?)
8vo., orig. dec. blue cloth, 382pp. Name, rear board soiled (browned) but o/w very good.

$65     Book Number: 22888         Order / Enquire

MacARTHUR, Wilson.
Auto Nomad In Sweden.
London: Cassell, (1948). First edition.
Cloth, 278pp. Spine a bit faded o/w a nice copy in a very good d/w.
"From Gothenburg to Lapland and Finland, up the heart of Sweden, and back south again along the shores of the Baltic......"

$65     Book Number: 13498         Order / Enquire

Northern Antiquities; Or, An Historical Account of the Manners, Customs, Religion and the Laws, Maritime Expeditions and Discoveries, Language and Literature of the Ancient Scandinavians, ......Translated from the French of M. Mallet by Bishop Percy. Revised throughout and Considerably enlarged with a Translation of the Prose Edda ...By I.A. Blackwell. To Which is Added an Abstract of the Eyrbyggja Saga by Sir Walter Scott.
London: Henry C. Bohn, 1847. New edition, revised and enlarged.
8vo., full cont. calf, raised bands, gilt compartments, leather label, 578pp. This copy has been professionally rebacked with the spine laid down o/w a very good copy.

$300     Book Number: 23975         Order / Enquire

MARRYAT, Horace.
One Year In Sweden; Including a Visit to the Island of Gotland.
London: John Murray, 1862. In two volumes. First edition.
8vo., orig. blue cloth with gilt coat of arms on the upper covers, (x)(1)-492, dated "Dec.1861", (xii), (1)-503pp. Lending library label covering the front pastedown in both volumes, small lending library labels (2" X 4") on the upper covers, o/w a fine, bright set.
A detailed account of the author's travels to Sweden. Marryat provides a fascinating description of his journey, in which he provides more that just the usual travel details. He also includes comprehensive coverage of local customs, traditions and superstitions. A contemporary reviewer noted "there is a great deal of sound information about a part of the world very few Englishmen visit."

$850     Book Number: 2861         Order / Enquire

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1947. Second edition. (Revised).
8vo., cloth, viii, 88pp. Name, piece cut out of front free e/paper o/w near fine in a very good d/w.
"Norway is a particularly pleasant place for a holiday for travellers from Britain....In the belief that people will find in Norway the holiday they seek, the publishers have re-issued this book on Norway. This edition has been carefully revised and brought up to date."

$45     Book Number: 22892         Order / Enquire

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