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In the days of giants : a book of Norse tales

Author: Abbie Farwell Brown; E Boyd Smith
Publisher: Boston ; New York ; Chicago : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1902.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is made of the stories told by the Northern folk,-the people who live in the land of the midnight sun, where summer is green and pleasant, but winter is a terrible time of cold and gloom; where rocky mountains tower like huge giants, over whose heads thunder rolls and crashes, and under whose feet are mines of precious metals."--p.1-2.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, Abbie Farwell, -1927.
In the days of giants.
Boston, and New York, Houghton Mifflin and Co., 1902
(OCoLC)614734486
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abbie Farwell Brown; E Boyd Smith
OCLC Number: 2625877
Notes: Retold from Edda Snorra Sturlusonar.
Six of these tales are reprinted from The Churchman.
Description: 259 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The beginning of things --
How Odin lost his eye --
Kvasir's blood --
The giant builder --
The magic apples --
Skadi's choice --
The dwarf's gifts --
Loki's children --
The quest of the hammer --
The giantess who would not --
Thor's visit to the giants --
Thor's fishing --
Thor's duel --
In the giant's house --
Balder and the mistletoe --
The punishment of Loki.
Other Titles: Edda Snorra Sturlusonar.
Responsibility: by Abbie Farwell Brown ; with illustrations by E. Boyd Smith.

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"This book is made of the stories told by the Northern folk,-the people who live in the land of the midnight sun, where summer is green and pleasant, but winter is a terrible time of cold and gloom; where rocky mountains tower like huge giants, over whose heads thunder rolls and crashes, and under whose feet are mines of precious metals."--p.1-2.

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