Author:Kielland, Alexander [& Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen]

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Tales of Two Countries, translated from the Norwegian by William Archer. With an Introduction by H. H. Boyesen (1891_

By: Kielland, Alexander [& Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor/Compiler

Seller ID: 90006

Condition: Good


Rebound in late C19th black leather over blue marbled boards; pale blue marbled endpapers. Hinges rubbed, good. Signed by Boyesen ("H. H. Boyesen") on blank prelim. Boyesen was born in Norway and emigrated to the U. S. A. at the age of 21. He became the first Norwegian author to write a novel (Gunnar, 1874) in his adopted country. He was a noted linguist and academic, and therefore the ideal candidate to provide an introduction to the work of Alexander Kielland, ... View more info