The Ballad of Thrym.; An Old Icelandic Poem | Introduction and translation by Humphrey Milnes… Illustrations by Aba Bayefsky. Humphrey MILNES, trans.
The Ballad of Thrym.; An Old Icelandic Poem | Introduction and translation by Humphrey Milnes… Illustrations by Aba Bayefsky.
The Ballad of Thrym.; An Old Icelandic Poem | Introduction and translation by Humphrey Milnes… Illustrations by Aba Bayefsky.

The Ballad of Thrym.; An Old Icelandic Poem | Introduction and translation by Humphrey Milnes… Illustrations by Aba Bayefsky.

Thornhill, Ontario: The Village Press, 1965. Tall octavo, 26.5 x 17.5 cm. Cased in quarter brown leather, with floral patterned paper covered boards, and spine titled in gilt. [4], 5-33, [3] pp., printed on double-leaves. Binder’s ticket (‘Handbound at the University of Toronto’) neatly affixed to the lower inner corner of the front paste-down. Lacking the original box, else a fine copy. Set in Baskerville and Libra, and printed in black with occasional openings in red on Fabriano hand-made paper. Arranged and printed by Gus Rueter, with assistance in setting the Icelandic lines from Geir S. Björnsson. Illustrated with 11 rubber-block cuts by Aba Bayefsky. One of 107 copies, of which this is number 44. Inscribed by the illustrator on the front free endpaper: ‘Aba Bayefsky 1966 | to John Hall’. Hall was a Toronto based painter, and fellow member of Bayefsky’s Hayden Street Group. Item #201

Price: $350.00

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