Translated from the Norwegian by Charles Archer and J.S. Scott. In three volumes. Volume I: The Garland. Pp. 258, notes, one text illustration and 2 full page plans; Volume 2: The Mistress of Husaby. Pp. 344, notes, full page map and plan; Volume 3: The Cross. Pp. 360(last blank), notes; boards of first volume slightly bowed; different coloured dust wrappers, faintly soiled, the backstrips faded (heaviest Volume 3, which is also lightly rubbed and split at edges); top edges of leaves foxed; Cassell, London, 1969. First three-volume U.K. edition. *The Nobel Prize winning Norwegian novelist's celebrated historical trilogy. 'The saga of Kirstin, her husband and their seven sons is set in Norway in the first half of the fourteenth century. Into the book's colourful tapestry are woven folk tales, customs and beliefs of the period and the old superstitions that still clashed with newer Christian precepts' [wrapper blurb].. Item #148382

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