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(BEOWULF.) GRUNDTVIG, Nicolai Frederik Severin, trans. [Beowulf.] Bjowulfs Drape.
[Copenhagen] Kjobenhavn : 1820First edition of Grundtvig's translation of Beowulf into Danish, the first printing of the text in any modern language, preceded only by Thorkelin's 1815 Latin edition, Grundtvig's translation being also more complete and more accurate than Thorkelin's, adding 45 pages of corrections.
The Anglo-Saxon epic, the earliest extant long poem in Old English,... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 135233
HEANEY, Seamus. Beowulf.
London : 1999First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. Heaney's translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic, which he dedicated to the memory of Ted Hughes (1930-1998), won the 1999 Whitbread Book of the Year award. Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 135703
KIRTLAN, Ernest J. B. (trans.) Pearl: a Poem of Consolation.
London : First Kirtlan edition, first impression, rare with the dust jacket. Pearl, a medieval allegorical poem on grief, was first translated into modern English by Israel Gollancz in 1891, followed by Charles Osgood in 1906, both of whom are credited in Kirtlan's introduction. Kirtlan's translation follows their interpretation that the poem was an... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 118027