SINGOALLA. A Romance Written in Swedish by Viktor Rydberg and Now Translated Into English by Axel Josephsson. Illustrated by Carl Larsson.
Price: $55.00 USD
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Grafton Press
Date Published: 1903
Edition: First Edition in English
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 310519
The First Edition in English. Octavo, original red clothtitled in white chalk lettering on spine and front panel, pictorial paper label on front panel. 210 pp, frontispiece and five additional black & white plates by Carl Larsson inserted within the text. Contemporary ink name on front free endpaper, a very good, bright copy of a very scarce book.
¶ Viktor Ryndberg, 1828-1895, Swedish poet, novelist, scholar & thinker. Historical fantasy novel of 14th Century Sweden, the central motif being the love of a medieval knight with a gypsy girl and the conflict of Christian and Pagan beliefs, with elements of sorcery (witchcraft) and talk of poisons and poisoning.