Islendsk Landslaga Bók Utgefen aff Magnuse Konge [Jónsbók]
Scope and Contents
Ornate pen-and-ink title page with name of writer: 'Thorleifus Arnaeas Anno 1674 scripsit librum'. Arnasson adds preface in 1686. Main text followed by 'Riettarbaetur', and by an index compiled by Thorstiern Magnusson. I initials and designs in pen-and-ink or colours. Numerous marginal notes. Title page: 'A present from the Rev. Eggert Gudmundson Dean of Borgarfiord in Iceland. Reykholt, June 26 1815. Ebenezer Henderson'. (c.f. E. Henderson, Iceland: Journal of a Residence ..., Edinburgh, 1818, 2, pp. 152-4
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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Once belonged to Eggert Gudmundson and, subsequently, to Ebenezer Henderson. Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, 29 July 1880.
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