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  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally. Winner of the Silver Dagger Award.

    Condition: Very good+ in a fine dustjacket. (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 14324
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  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. dj. First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally.

    Condition: Very good+ in a near fine dustjacket. (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 14326
    View cart More details Price: $12.00
  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally. Winner of the Silver Dagger Award.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 14333
    View cart More details Price: $38.00
  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Delta, (1995.). First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally. 469 pp. ISBN: 0-385-315147.

    Condition: Good (crease to lower corner front cover, straight spine.)

    Book ID: 46967
    View cart More details Price: $8.50
  • THE THRALL'S TALE. by Lindbergh, Judith.
    Lindbergh, Judith.
    THE THRALL'S TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a throroughly researched epic historical novel set in Viking Greenland in AD 985 which focuses on the intertwined lives of three women straddling the pagan past and Christian future - the seeress Thorbjorg; Katla, the thrall or slave, the daughter of an Irish Christian captured in a raid; and Katla's infant daughter, conceived through a brutal rape. Historical notes, double page map. 450 pp. ISBN: 0-670-03464-9.

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    New York: The Viking Press, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a throroughly researched epic historical novel set in Viking Greenland in AD 985 which focuses on the intertwined lives of three women straddling the pagan past and Christian future - the seeress Thorbjorg; Katla, the thrall or slave, the daughter of an Irish Christian captured in a raid; and Katla's infant daughter, conceived through a brutal rape. Historical notes, double page map. 450 pp. ISBN: 0-670-03464-9.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48030
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  • THE THRALL'S TALE. by Lindbergh, Judith.
    Lindbergh, Judith.
    THE THRALL'S TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a throroughly researched epic historical novel set in Viking Greenland in AD 985 which focuses on the intertwined lives of three women straddling the pagan past and Christian future - the seeress Thorbjorg; Katla, the thrall or slave, the daughter of an Irish Christian captured in a raid; and Katla's infant daughter, conceived through a brutal rape. Historical notes, double page map. 450 pp. ISBN: 0-670-03464-9.

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    New York: The Viking Press, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a throroughly researched epic historical novel set in Viking Greenland in AD 985 which focuses on the intertwined lives of three women straddling the pagan past and Christian future - the seeress Thorbjorg; Katla, the thrall or slave, the daughter of an Irish Christian captured in a raid; and Katla's infant daughter, conceived through a brutal rape. Historical notes, double page map. 450 pp. ISBN: 0-670-03464-9.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48479
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  • LAST PLACES: A Journey in the North. by Millman, Lawrence.
    Millman, Lawrence.
    LAST PLACES: A Journey in the North.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - "An ebuLlient celebration of the lovely, exotic North. . . Loosely following a course first charted by the Vikings ten centuries ago, Millman wandered from Norway to Newfoundland by way of the Shetland Islands, the Faeroes, Iceland, Greenland, and Labrador." Dust jacket praise from Annie Dillard and Howard Norman, among others. 242 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: -39543615X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease on front flap of dj)

    Book ID: 71658
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  • NORTH TO ADVENTURE. by Peyton, K. M.
    Peyton, K. M.
    NORTH TO ADVENTURE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Platt & Munk, (1965.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An Exciting Story of Mystery and Danger in the Greenland Arctic." Sixteen year old Nick joins the crew on his uncle's ship in an expedition in search of a mysteriously vanished survey ship. 206 pp. Dust jacket illustration by Richard Priest.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (gift inscription, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 48242
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  • Smiley, Jane.
    THE GREENLANDERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. Her fifth book, an epic historical novel set in 14th century Greenland, in Europe's farthest outpost, settled by the Norwegians 500 years earlier. 558 pages, map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-551206.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket - a tight, clean copy.

    Book ID: 37542
    View cart More details Price: $40.00