New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1962. First American edition. Hardcover. 253pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Green cloth with silver stamped title on backstrip. Very good. The extremities are very subtly faded and bumped. Minor spine lean. In a very good dust jacket. Mildly darkened and soiled. The spine of the jacket is a bit more darkened than other areas. The edges are lightly chipped, and have several short closed tears. The longest closed tear is 1/4 of an inch long. Item #32646
Translated by Magnus Magnusson. Halldor Laxness won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955.