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
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
The internet still astounds me. Its range, what it makes possible. And I know only a microscopic part of its uses and possibilities. This morning I had one of those moments which highlights/encapsulates for me this remarkable phenomenon and tool. 149 more words