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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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  • Sagas -- Translations into English.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the Old Icelandic with introd. and notes by Carl F. Bayerschmidt and Lee M. Hollander.
ContributionsBayerschmidt, Carl Frank, 1905-, Hollander, Lee Milton, 1880-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT7269.N4 E52 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 389 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4407467M
ISBN 10031320814X
LC Control Number79010657

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