Saga of Saints SIGRID UNDSET First Edition 1934 Early History of Christianity Norway Scandinavia St Olaf Magnus Eystein Sunniva Hallvard


Title: Saga of Saints

Author: Sigrid Undset

Description: Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Cloth has some splotchiness. Top edge of boards and text block are dust-speckled. Some toning to endpapers, else interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows light edgewear; bottom edge of front panel has a short closed tear; top edge of rear panel has 1.5 inch closed tear; not price clipped ($2.50); a bit of dust-soiling to the top margin of the flaps; in a clear archival sleeve. xii, 321 pages. 7.5 x 5.2 inches. Dust jacket design by Elmer Loemker.

Undset's telling of the coming and early establishment of Christianity in Norway, with the stories of several prominent early saints, bishops, missionaries, and martyrs.


I) The Coming of Christianity.
II) St. Sunniva [patron saint of western Norway] and the Selje-men.
III) St. Olav, Norway's King to All Eternity.
IV) St. Hallvard [the patron saint of Oslo].
V) St. Magnus, Earl of the Orkney Islands.
VI) St. Eystein, Archbishop of Nidaros.
VII) St. Thorfinn, Bishop of Hamar.
VIII) Father Karl Schilling-Barnabite.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
Place: New York
Year: 1934

Keywords: Elmer Loemker, Scandinavia, Scandinavian, Christianity, Norway, Norwegian, saints, Sunniva, Hallvard Vebjornsson, Eystein, Erlendsson, Thorfinn, Magnus Erlendsson, Charles Schilling, Olaf II, Hamar, Nidaros, Trondheim, Oslo, Orkney, Selja,

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