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¶ Guðmundsson — Kormáks saga (1832)

Guðmundsson, Þorgeir, trans. and ed. Kormáks saga. Copenhagen: H. H. Thiele, 1832.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 850 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12… 11 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Sagan af Niáli Þórgeirssyni (1772)

Sagan af Niáli Þórgeirssyni ok sonvm hans &c. : Prentvd i Kavpmannahavfn, af Johann Rúdolph Thiele, 1772.

Provenance: Paul Riant, le Comte de Riant — Morris. 25 more words

Sotheby 1898

Yale University

Yale University (visited 10/12/16)
Yale, of course, is physically impressive as an institution. Their distinction – and maybe the big claim to fame beyond the reputation – is their Residential College System. 1,033 more words

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¶ Durante — Libro chiamato Leandra (1517)

Durante, Pietro. Libro chiamato Leandra, qual tracta delle battaglie e gran facti de li baroni di Francia. Venice: Allexandro di Bindoni, 5 July 1517, 6 more words

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¶ Guðbrandur Vigfúusson — Fornsögur (1860)

Guðbrandur Vigfúusson. Fornsögur: Vatnsdaelasaga; Hallfreðarsaga; Flöamannasaga. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrich’sche Buchhandlung, 1860.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 843 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 12… 10 more words

Sotheby 1898

Same, similar and suggestive

There are, I am finding, advantages to a retirement which is ludicrously precocious and — let us be pessimistic for a moment — temporary. In the nine days since it began, I have been on a lecture trip to Cork (with thanks to Caitríona for the invitation, and Jason and Emma for the best-of-Irish hospitality); I have enjoyed a decadently convivial tea (with thanks to Judith); I have settled down to work on completing my monograph, and… 1,819 more words