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Image for Theater Brochure Carlotta Nillson in Leah Kleschna 1913

Theater Brochure Carlotta Nillson in Leah Kleschna 1913

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1913

Seller ID: 0432

Condition: Good


Rare four page brochure advertising actress Carlotta Nillson starring in her one and only film, "Leah Kleschna." A few small stains to front and some flat creasing, but overall clean and graphically appealing. Illustrated with stills from film inside. Synopsis on back. Swedish born Nillson was primarily a stage actress, both before and after this film which, despite the success of the play, was a box office bomb in the four-reel screen version. Nillson was one of produce... View more info

Image for Stockholm's Slott --English & Swedish Language, 1958.

Stockholm's Slott --English & Swedish Language, 1958.

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Nordrsk Rotogravyr: 1958

Seller ID: 1744

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and attractive booklet with no names or writing. The emphasis here is on large photogravures of the Royal Palace and its accoutrements. At first glance the captions appear to be in Swedish, but a closer look shows that they are is both Swedish and English. The booklet measures 5-3/4" x 8-3/4" and has 32 pages. Very nicely kept. There's also a leaflet laid-in which offers the history of the Royal Palace of Stockholm, the Hall of State and The Chapel. View more info

Image for Fattig Kunst  Rik Arv: Arte Povera Og Parallelle Praksiser 1968-2015  (Norwegian and English)

Fattig Kunst Rik Arv: Arte Povera Og Parallelle Praksiser 1968-2015 (Norwegian and English)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Nasjonalmuseet: 2015

Seller ID: 3069

Condition: Fine condition


Beautiful booklet which concentrates on the concept of "Poor Art -- Rich Legacy." It's a Norwegian publication and was published by the National Museum which was celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art. This is a hard item to find but a very good one with much text in both Norwegian and English. The photographs are wonderful and there are 64 pristine pages. The content draws together the traditional earlier years of the museum with the conte... View more info

Image for Royal Copenhagen Purveyor of her Majesty the Queen of Denmark   1994-95 Catalog with Price List

Royal Copenhagen Purveyor of her Majesty the Queen of Denmark 1994-95 Catalog with Price List

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark, Royal copenhagen: 1994-95

Seller ID: 3386

Condition: Fine condition


Beautiful catalog in full color replete with its original price list. The photographs of each service, designed with themes for many tastes, are beautiful and described to include its history. Catalog measures 9" x 11" and has 27 pages. View more info

Image for Advertising Finlandia Alkupera (Vodka, 2007)

Advertising Finlandia Alkupera (Vodka, 2007)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Finlandia Vodka of Finland: 2007

Seller ID: 3855

Condition: Fine codnition


This is a small hardcover book which advertises Finlandia, the vodka from Finland. It's a nice collectible in very clean, bright condition with no names or writing. The booklet measures 4-1/4" x 5-1/4" and has 39 pages printed on quality coated paper. Chapters are titled thus: Finlandia Origins, Tasting Notes, Flavor Profiles; Bartender Basics; and Recipes. The booklet is illustrated with small photographs in full color. View more info

Image for Kobenhavn, Copenhagen 32 Photographs Danish and English

Kobenhavn, Copenhagen 32 Photographs Danish and English

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Dansk -- Denmark, J.C.O.: No date

Edition: Vintage -- no publishing info

Seller ID: 4084

Condition: Very good condition


I don't know very much about this because it doesn't provide an author, a photographer, or an edition. But having said that, it's so charming that none of really matters. The booklet measures 4"x 6" and is clean and tightly bound. Inside there are what appears to be postcards, but they're pages in black and white glory -- 32 in all with descriptions on the back of each image in both Danish and English. Here are some of the places included: Tivoli Copenhagen, Amalienbor... View more info

Image for Kon-Tiki Museum Norway; English, Norsk and German Text

Kon-Tiki Museum Norway; English, Norsk and German Text

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Institute For Pacific Archaeology and Cultural History: 1984

Seller ID: 4154

ISBN: 8276700136

Condition: Fine condition


This is a verry handsome booklet about the Kon-Tiki Museum which was/is the home of the Kon-Tiki raft and papyrus boat, Ra. The Thor Heyerdahl 's famous exhibited together from various archaeological expeditions. there's a color photo of Herdahl at the front of the booklet. His signature is on it too, but I doubt very greatly that it was not signed by hand. Rhe bookj;let measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 32 pages cvering the 1947 expedition, the Galapagos Expedion of 19... View more info

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Peace or Atomic War? 1958

By: Albert Schweitzer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States, Henry Holt: 1958

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 4816-B

Condition: Very good condition


This small booklet has only 47 pages, but it's in hard cover with a nice dustjacket which will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" with clean paper and no writing or underlining. Three appeals broadcast from Oslo, Norway on April 28, 29, and 30, 1958. Schweitzer said then: At this stage we have the choice of two risks. The one lies on continuiong the mad atomic arms-race, with its danger of an avoidable atomic war in the near future. ... View more info

Image for Six Fairy Tales Published on 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Hans Christian Andersen 1955

Six Fairy Tales Published on 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Hans Christian Andersen 1955

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Copenhagen, Det Berlingske Bogtrykkeri: 1955

Seller ID: 0619

Condition: Good-plus


What a charming little commemorative of one of the most beloved tellers of fairy tales, the Danish writer, Hans Christian Andersen. Though published in Copenhagen all six stories appear in English and include some we know and love and a few that are surprises. Stories include: The Princess on the Pea; The Nightingale, The Ugly Duckling, The Fir Tree, The Little Match Girl; and the Story of a Mother, plus two essays, one about Andersen's life, and the other about his worl... View more info

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The Book of Hygge The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort and Connection

By: Brits, Louisa Thomsen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Plume / Random House: 2017

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: 3691

ISBN: 0735214093

Condition: Very good


Today's world gets more and more complex, but the Danish people have a way to cope. It's called Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), a process the author describes as "a quality of presence and an experience of belonging and togetherness. It is a feeling of being warm, safe, comforted and sheltered." The book is beautifully illustrated with full page photographs which augment the text which has these chapters: Belonging, Shelter, Comfort, Well-being, Simplicity, and Observance. I... View more info

Image for Ken Magazine Second Issue April 21, 1938

Ken Magazine Second Issue April 21, 1938

By: De Kraif, Paul (editor) et al

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ken Inc.: 1938

Edition: Volume I, No. 2

Seller ID: 3101

Condition: Very good condition


Very handsome copy of the second issueof Ken magazine. I also have the first one and it's on here at this writing. Ernest Hemingway hds been demoted from editorship to contributor which I suspect he could not care less about. His article in this issue is titled, "Dying Well or Badly". The whole issue is pretty much focused on the dangerous atmosphere in Europe. Other articles include: What Price English Justice; The Secret Fuse Under Mexico; Fascism's New World Thrust; M... View more info

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Finns in North America (1975)

By: Engle, Eloise

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Leeward Publications: 1975

Seller ID: 1937

Condition: Very good


If your ancestors came from Finland you might especially enjoy this 104 page booklet which tells the story of the immigration to America from pioneer days through 1976. Much information and many photos, including some in color and a map. Book is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing and measures 5-1/2" x 8". Booklet is an excellent adjunct to genealogical research. View more info

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The Vikings and Their Predecessors (1981)

By: Gordon, Kate

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada; Chicago, Illinois, National Museum of Man; National Museums of Canada; Museum of Science and Industry Chicago: 1981

Seller ID: 2873

ISBN: 0660107511

Condition: Very good condition


Very nicely kept booklet with just one owner. The cover design is quite attractive and the text amplified with photos and drawings throughout, some with a green wash. There are also large color photographs at back. Topics include the historical background of the Vikings, the Viking household, clothing and adornments; leisure pastimes, and the many crafts -- iron working, blacksmithing, weapon making, jewelry, bread making, bone and antler working, soapstone carving, a... View more info

Image for The Viking Ship Finds: Universitetets Oldsaksamling 1952

The Viking Ship Finds: Universitetets Oldsaksamling 1952

By: Gutorm Gjessing

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Oslo, J. Petlitz Boktrykkeri (Rolf Rannem): 1952

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 4092

Condition: Good-plus condition


Here's an oldie that's been kicking around my office forever. I finally found it again and here it is. It's a small travel guide to the museum conducted by Gutorm Gjessing, the director. The booklet measures 5-7-1/2" and has 35 pages of text followed by 15 black and white photographs at the back. The plates show good contrast and a full page size for all. ENGLISH language. View more info

Image for Sweden The Land of Bright Summernights 1928

Sweden The Land of Bright Summernights 1928

By: No author stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Swedish Traffic Association: 1928

Seller ID: 4018

Condition: Good-plus


Very nice clean booklet with just a minimum of small glitches -- a few tiny dots of foxing at spine, one small white spot to back cover and a penciled name at upper corner of front cover. Measures 4-3/4"x8" and has 39 numbered pages plus additional pages of ads and short articles replete with photographs. Booklet also shows a nice map of the country, plus a crisp two page fold-out bound-in at center with advertising and info on the Swedish American Ship Line. (Travel Box... View more info

Image for Lino Taguapietra (Art Glass Catalog 1996)

Lino Taguapietra (Art Glass Catalog 1996)

By: Sahl-Madsen, Charlotte

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ebeltoft, Denmark, The Glasmuseum: 1996

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: 2589

ISBN: 8789975146

Condition: Fine condition


This is a lovely exhibit catalog, top drawer in every way. It's hard cover, comes with a see-through dust jacket, includes a text available in Danish, English, and Japanese, AND every beautiful item is given full-color, full-page coverage. The catalog measures 8-1/2" square with 81 pristine pages on coated paper. The jacket shows a 1" tear to bottom back edge -- the only defect. I tried to put in in a mylar cover, but the picture on the cover promptly disappeared due to... View more info

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Tourist In Denmark (1951)

By: Schlanbusch, Anna Grete

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Denmark, Politkens: 1951

Seller ID: 3407

Condition: Very good


This is a clean, tightly bound vintage travel guide to 1951 Denmark. It measures 4-3/4" x 6-3/4" which made it easy for visitors to carry There's also a colorful folded map in a sleeve designed inside the back cover, plus another fold-out map of Copenhagen in beautiful condition. There are other black and white maps in the text and many small charming drawings showing the various points of interest. The book has 224 pages. View more info

Image for Sund Saga: Norwegian-Americans Since 1887

Sund Saga: Norwegian-Americans Since 1887

By: Steffen, Janice Sund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jamestown, North Dakota, Privately Published: 1983

Seller ID: 3980

Condition: Very good condition


It's fairly hard to find this family genealogy which offers much information on the Sund family history. It's a simple endeavor with its spiral binding and cardstock covers. It measures 9-1/4"x11" and has 125 pages. Numerous photographs are consistent throughout to accompany the lengthy text. It was published to commemorate the 96th anniversary of the emigration to America by Knud A.E. Sund and family in 1887.There are two fold-out trees and an area for information on a... View more info

Image for Happy Norway To You; Moving Around in Norway (1949)

Happy Norway To You; Moving Around in Norway (1949)

By: Thomsen, Per

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bergen, Norway, J. W. Eides Forlag: 1949

Edition: Presumed first

Seller ID: 1909

Condition: Very good


This is a hard cover travel book which chooses to delight in the beauty of Norway. The full page photographs are outstanding and the captions simple and straightforward with a hint of lyric rapture. There is a practical chapter too about how not to get lost. The book itself is clean and bright with mild wear to corners and some small tears to edges of dust jacket and some chipping to lower back edge. I have placed the book in brand new mylar, so it looks very nice and wi... View more info