1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.
1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.

1880 Scarce First Edition - Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern illustrated by Kate Greenaway and Others.

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Author: Helen Zimmern. Kate Greenaway and Others, illustrators.
Title: Tales from the Edda by Helen Zimmern with illustrations by Kate Greenaway and Others.
Publisher: London, W. Swan Sonnenschein & Co., no date (circa 1880). First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5".
Pages:146 pages.
Binding: Attractive, scarce, and very good gilt decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and very clean, book prize plate dated 1886 on the first endpaper - as shown, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the four full pages and the chapters' vignettes illustrations by Kate Greenaway and Others.

Estimate: (Scarce with no other copies for sale worldwide).


The book: " Tales from the Edda," translated and retold by Helen Zimmern, is a significant first edition that brings the ancient stories of the Norse Edda to an English-speaking audience. Published around 1880, this collection makes accessible the mythological and heroic poems that are central to understanding Norse mythology. Helen Zimmern's adaptation preserves the spirit and majesty of the original tales while making them appealing to a wider audience.

The author and illustrator: Helen Zimmern was a respected writer and translator known for her work in bringing European literature to the English-speaking world. Her contribution to the dissemination of Norse myths through this work is invaluable. The inclusion of illustrations by Kate Greenaway and others adds a visual dimension to the tales, with Greenaway's distinctive style offering a gentle and engaging interpretation of Norse mythology. The collaborative effort of various artists provides a richly illustrated edition that enhances the reader's experience of these ancient stories.


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