1763 · London
Icelandic and Old Norse poetry translated into English by Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore, with the original Icelandic on pp. 85–99. Includes poetry by Egill Skallagrímsson (ca. 900–83), Eyvindr Finnsson Skáldaspillir (ca. 910–90), and Harold III Haroráoi, king of Norway (1015–66). Title-page has quotations in runic characters.
ESTC T55180. Library brown cloth, with paper shelving label on spine, front and back covers pressure-stamped; lightly worn at top of spine. Bookplate and library charge pocket present. Title-page and several other pages rubber-stamped. Early ink writing on front (blank) page and title-page. Traces of paper on adhered to title-page, obscuring one letter from the title. Age-toning, mild foxing, first two leaves stained. (Inventory #: 9226)