Viking tales of the North. The sagas of Thorstein, Viking"s son, and Fridthjof the Bold. by Rasmus Björn Anderson

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Other titlesþorsteins saga Vikigssonar., Friðþjófs saga frœkna.
StatementTr. from the Icelandic by Rasmus B. Anderson and Jón Bjarnason. Also, Tegnér"s Fridthjfof"s saga, tr. into English by George Stephens.
ContributionsJón Bjarnason, 1845-1914, tr., Tegnér, Esaias, 1782-1846., Stephens, George, 1813-1895, tr.
LC ClassificationsPT7285 .A5
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 370 p.
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6549809M
LC Control Number12030348

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