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  • GIANTS IN THE EARTH: A Saga Of The Prairie. by Rolvaag, O. E. [Ole Edvart], 1876-1931.
    Rolvaag, O. E. [Ole Edvart], 1876-1931.
    GIANTS IN THE EARTH: A Saga Of The Prairie.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. Hardcover first edition - A classic novel of a group of Norwegian pioneers and their struggles to build a home in the desolate prairie-land of the American Midwest. Originally published in Norwegian as two books in 1924 and 1925 and translated by Lincoln Colcord and the author. Includes a foreword by Rolvaag, introduction by Lincoln Colcord. States first edition, with the correct C-B code. Illustrated endpapers. xxii, 465 pp. plus 3 pp of publisher's advertisements, including one for this title which correctly predicts that it "will endure."

    Condition: Very good in brown cloth with decorations on spine - toning to the the spine, but otherwise tight and clean. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80111
    View cart More details Price: $35.00
  • GIANTS IN THE EARTH: A Saga Of The Prairie. by Rolvaag, O. E. [Ole Edvart], 1876-1931.
    Rolvaag, O. E. [Ole Edvart], 1876-1931.
    GIANTS IN THE EARTH: A Saga Of The Prairie.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. First edition - Very uncommon proof of the first English appearance of this classic novel of a group of Norwegian pioneers and their struggles to build a home in the desolate prairie-land of the American Midwest. Originally published in Norwegian as two books in 1924 and 1925 and translated by Lincoln Colcord and the author. Includes a foreword by Rolvaag, introduction by Lincoln Colcord. xxii, 465 pp.

    Condition: Good in illustrated wrappers (some spine slant and creasing to the spine, wear to the edges of the covers) - pencilled notation of June 1st on the first page.

    Book ID: 43389
    View cart More details Price: $300.00