Willard Fiske (1831 –1904) was a passionate book collector and smitten with Iceland and most things Icelandic. Grímsey, the small island north of Iceland, he was very fond of f. ex. He collected rare books from Iceland and a number of Icelanders working for him and probing for Icelandic books. He gave the Cornell University where he was a professor and librarian his library. 

 

ISBN 9789935211989

Author Kristín Bragadóttir

Publisher Ugla, 2019

Format Hardcover

Pages 416  

Bókasafnarinn - Willard Fiske og Íslandssafn hans

€51.00Price

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