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Catalogue of the Icelandic Collection Bequeathed by Willard Fiske. Additions 1913-1926

By: Hermannsson Halldor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University: 1927

Edition: 1927 First Edition

Seller ID: 65348

Condition: 284pp, in original paper wrappers and then bound in grey cloth with gilt titling, ex college library, a few stamps but very clean indeed, VG.


The Fiske Icelandic Collection is one of the three largest collections on Icelandic literature and civilization. Daniel Willard Fiske, 1831-1904, was a professor at Cornell University, New York, and became their first librarian. An accomplished linguist and an inveterate book collector he began building his Icelandic library while still a young student. He bequeathed the collection to Cornell and it came to the University Library in 1905. The collection has quadrupled in size during its first century at Cornell, and the acquisition program is still active today. Halldór Hermannsson, became fi... View more info

Catalogue of the Icelandic Collection bequeathed by Willard Fiske

By: Hermannsson Halldór [compiler]

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Martino Publishing: 2002

Edition: 2002 reprint

Seller ID: 61663

ISBN: 1578982634

Condition: 755pp, original green cloth with gilt titling, New copy.


The Fiske Icelandic Collection is one of the three largest collections on Icelandic literature and civilization. Daniel Willard Fiske, 1831-1904, was a professor at Cornell University, New York, and became their first librarian. An accomplished linguist and an inveterate book collector he began building his Icelandic library while still a young student. He bequeathed the collection to Cornell and it came to the University Library in 1905. The collection has quadrupled in size during its first century at Cornell, and the acquisition program is still active today. Halldór Hermannsson, became fi... View more info