The Forehead's Lyre

The Forehead's Lyre

By: Haartman, Lars von; Baron

Price: $15.00


62pp. Notes. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean bright, tight unmarked copy. Translations by Doris Huestis Spiers. Attractive woodcut illustrations by Sylvia Hahn. Translations of the renowned Finish ornitholigist Baron Lars von Hartman's poems written in Swedish. Translated from "Reseskildring" ( Travelogue) Although a number of the poems reflect a northern melancholy they still posess a philosophic gaiety or lightheartedness. Hartman was cosidered to be among the notable Finish intellectuals of his day "A many-faceted personality, artist, art connoisseur art critic, painter and drawer, essayist, poet and bibliophile", an extraordinary personality. pgs

Title: The Forehead's Lyre

Author Name: Haartman, Lars von; Baron

Illustrator: Sylvia Hahn

Categories: General (English Language et.al.), Dzeja (Poetry),

Edition: First English Edition

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1962

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 003884

Keywords: Finnish/Swedish Poetry