Item #8779 An Iceland Fisherman. Pierre Loti, Guy Endore, Frederick T. Chapman, Trans., Illust.

An Iceland Fisherman

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.

Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 6". 280pp. Book presents nicely with unclipped dust jacket encased in protective archival sleeve. Wear to jacket with rubbing and toning to covers and creasing and light tears to corners and edges. Sunning to spine.Bound in blue cloth over boards with spine lettered in gilt. Rubbing and toning to covers and edges of boards. Dust-spotting to edges of text block. Toning to gutters of front and rear endpapers. Very light foxing to pages. Pages are free of marks and notation. Binding is sound.

This stirring tale of Iceland fishermen; of their expeditions to the cold and dangerous regions where the summers no longer have nights, and of their return to their firesides in Paimpol--is one of the great masterpieces of French literature. It is a gripping tale of adventure and romance, a colorful and exciting story of fearless men, and of their patient, courageous wives.(Publisher). Good + / Good +. Item #8779

Price: $35.00