NORTHERN ANTIQUITIES: or, A Description of the Manners, Customs, Religion and Laws of the Ancient Danes and other Northern Nations; with a Translation of the Edda, or System of Runic Mythology and Other Pieces. In Two volumes.
London: T. Carnan & Company, 1770. FIRST EDITION. Quarter bound in light brown calf with corners and marbled boards; bookplate (Officer's Library - Royal Marines, Plymouth). Some foxing a few pages into both volumes; otherwise, A FINE SET. Translated from Mallet`s "Introduction a l`Histoire de Dannemarc", etc. With Additional Notes by the English translator, and Gorason`s Latin Version of the Edda. Essential work on the Scandinavian mysteries. Volume I: 415 pages. Volume II: 356 pages. Octavos. (Item ID: F3-14762)