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Record #161361:

Icelandic journals / William Morris.

Title: Icelandic journals / William Morris.
Author(s): Morris, William.
Date: 1996.
Publisher: London: Mare's Nest Publishing
Abstract: Introduction by Magnus Magnusson. Morris went on horseback through Iceland in 1871 and 1873, showing fine eye for detail of flowers, landscapes - 'most romantic of all deserts' - "sunsets, vast expanses of lava, magnificent waterfalls, dangerous tracks and more dangerous rivers to be forded. He loved Icelanders: priests, farmers, scholars and children" (especially those long gone). He had already translated several sagas, and journey was around many main saga sites.
Keywords: 82-94 -- Diaries and expedition journals.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1871-73 Morris.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*35) -- Iceland.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*35) : 91(08)[1871-1873]
ISBN: 1899197257
SPRI record no.: 161361

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