THE VIKING SOCIETY FOR
NORTHERN RESEARCH

VIKING SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS LIST 2007

All in card covers unless noted as bound; Members/Non­Members’ prices quoted in £.p. Orders from outside North America should be sent to Gazelle Book Services Limited, High Town, Lancaster, LA1 4XS; email: sales@gazellebooks.co.uk. Viking Society members can claim members’ reduced price.

The Society’s agent in North America is Roy Rukkila, Managing Editor, ACMRS, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 874402, Tempe, AZ 85287-4402, USA; email: mrts@asu.edu. Prices at http://asu.edu/clas/acmrs/publications/mrts/vsnr.html

UPDATE: All Viking Society publications from the earliest in 1895 to those published in 2004 are now available on a dedicated website, managed by Anthony Faulkes:
http://vsnrweb-publications.org.uk/

 

EDITIONS

Ágrip af Nóregskonungasogum: A Twelfth-Century Synoptic History of the Kings of Norway. Edited and translated by M. J. Driscoll. Text Series X. 1995. ISBN 978 0 903521 27 7. £6/£12.

Bandamanna saga. Edited by H. Magerøy. 1981, repr. 2006.  ISBN 978 0 903521 15 4. £6/£12.

Clemens saga. The Life of St Clement of Rome. Edited and translated by H. Carron. Text Series XVII. 2005. ISBN 978 0 903521 67 3. £4/£8.

Egils saga. Edited by Bjarni Einarsson. With notes and glossary. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 60 4 (bound) £12/£24; ISBN 978 0 903521 54 3 (card) £7/£14.

Fourteenth-Century Icelandic Verse on the Virgin Mary. Drápa af Maríu­grát. Vitnisvísur af Maríu. Maríuvísur I–III. Edited and translated by K. Wrightson. Text Series XIV. 2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 46 8. £2.50/£5.

Grottasongr. Edited and translated by C. Tolley. 2008. ISBN 978 0 903521 78 9. £3 (Students £1).

Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu. With introduction, notes and glossary by P. Foote and R. Quirk.  Text Series I. 1953, repr. 1974. ISBN 978 0 903521 31 4. £3 (Students £1).

Guta saga: The History of the Gotlanders. Edited and translated by C. Peel. Text Series XII. 1999. ISBN 978 0 903521 44 4. £4/£8.

Hávamál. Edited by D. A. H. Evans. Text Series VII (i). 1986, repr. 2000. ISBN 978 0 903521 19 2. £4/£8.

Hávamál. Glossary and Index. Compiled by A. Faulkes. Text Series VII (ii). 1987. ISBN 978 0 903521 20 8. £2/£4.

Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks. With notes and glossary by G. Turville-Petre. ­Introduction by C. Tolkien. Text Series II. 1956, repr. 2006. ISBN 978 0 903521 11 6. £5/£10.

Snorri Sturluson: Edda. Prologue and Gylfaginning. Edited by A. Faulkes. ­Second edition 2005. ISBN 978 0 903521 64 2. £6/£12.

Snorri Sturluson: Edda. Skáldskaparmál. Edited by A. Faulkes. 2 vols. 1998.  ISBN  978 0 903521 34 5. £12/£24.

Snorri Sturluson: Edda. Háttatal. Edited by A. Faulkes. Clarendon Press 1991, repr. with addenda and corrigenda 1999. ISBN 978 0 903521 41 3. £6/£12.

Stories from Sagas of Kings: Halldórs þáttr Snorrasonar inn fyrri, Halldórs þáttr Snorrasonar inn síðari, Stúfs þáttr inn meiri, Stúfs þáttr inn skemmri, Völsa þáttr, Brands þáttr örva. With introduction, notes and glossary by A. Faulkes. Second edition. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 72 7. £5/£10.

Two Icelandic Stories: Hreiðars þáttr, Orms þáttr. Edited by A. Faulkes. Text Series IV. 1967,  repr. 1978. ISBN 978 0 903521 00 0. £2/£4.

 

TRANSLATIONS

A History of Norway and the Passion and Miracles of the Blessed Óláfr. Translated by D. Kunin. Edited with introduction and notes by C. Phelpstead.Text Series XIII. 2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 48 2. £5/£10.

Guta lag: The Law of the Gotlanders. Translated by C. Peel. Text Series XVIII. 2009. ISBN 978 0 903521 79 6. £6/£12.

Íslendingabók, Kristni Saga. The Book of the Icelanders, The Story of the Conversion. Translated with introduction and notes by Siân Grønlie. Text Series XVIII. 2006. ISBN 978 0 903521 71 0. £5/£10.

Theodoricus Monachus: Historia de Antiquitate Regum Norwagiensium. An Account of the Ancient History of the Norwegian Kings. Translated and annotated by D. and I. McDougall, with introduction by P. Foote. Text Series XI. 1998, repr. 2006. ISBN 978 0 903521 40 6. £6/£12.

Three Icelandic Outlaw Sagas. The Saga of Gisli, The Saga of Grettir, The Saga  of Hord. Translated by G. Johnston and A. Faulkes. Edited and Introduced by A. Faulkes. 2004. ISBN 978 0 903521 66 6. £6/£12.

The Works of Sven Aggesen, Twelfth-Century Danish Historian. Translated with introduction and notes by E. Christiansen. Text Series IX. 1992. ISBN 978 0 903521 24 6. £6/£12.

 

TEXTBOOKS

A New Introduction to Old Norse. Part I. Grammar. By M. Barnes. Third edition. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 65 9. £6/£12.

A New Introduction to Old Norse. Part II. Reader edited by A. Faulkes. Fourth edition. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 69 7. £6/£12.

A New Introduction to Old Norse. Part III. Glossary and Index of Names. Compiled by A. Faulkes. Fourth edition with 2 supplements compiled by M. Barnes. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 70 3. £6/£12.

 

STUDIES

Árni Björnsson: Wagner and the Volsungs. Icelandic Sources of der Ring des Nibelungen. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 55 0. £6/£12.

Einar Ólafur Sveinsson: The Folk-Stories of Iceland. Revised by Einar G. Péturs­son. Translated by Benedikt Benedikz. Edited by Anthony Faulkes. Text Series XVI. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 53 6. £6/£12.

R. T. Farrell: Beowulf, Swedes and Geats. 1972 [Saga-Book XVIII:3]. ISBN 978 0 903521 06 2. £10.

Introductory Essays on Egils saga and Njáls saga. Edited by J. Hines and D. Slay. 1992. ISBN 978 0 903521 25 3. £1.50.

Old Norse Made New. Edited by D. Clark and C. Phelpstead. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 76 5. £5/£10.

Ólafur Halldórsson: Danish Kings and the Jomsvikings in the Greatest Saga of Óláfr Tryggvason. 2000. ISBN 978 0 903521 47 5. £2.50/£5.

Ólafur Halldórsson: Text by Snorri Sturluson in Óláfs Saga Tryggvasonar en mesta.  2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 49 9. £5/£10.

R. Perkins: Thor the Wind-Raiser and the Eyrarland Image. Text Series XV. 2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 52 9. £6/£12.

N. S. Price: The Vikings in Brittany. 1989, repr. 2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 22 2 [Saga-Book XXII:6]. £3.

A. S. C. Ross: The Terfinnas and Beormas of Ohthere.  Leeds 1940, repr. with an addi­tional note by the author and an afterword by Michael Chesnutt. 1981. ISBN 978 0 903521 14 7. £1/£2.

Stefán Karlsson: The Icelandic Language. Translated by Rory McTurk. 2004. ISBN 978 0 903521 61 1. £1/£2.

D. Strömbäck: The Conversion of Iceland. Text Series VI. 1975, repr. 1997. ISBN 978 0 903521 07 9. £3/£6.

Viking Revaluations. Viking Society Centenary Symposium 14–15 May 1992. ­Edited by A. Faulkes and R. Perkins. 1993. ISBN 978 0 903521 28 4. £3.50/£7.

D. Whaley: Heimskringla. An Introduction. Text Series VIII. 1991. ISBN 978 0 903521 23 9. £5/£10.

 

DOROTHEA COKE MEMORIAL LECTURES. £2/£4.

S. Brink: Lord and Lady - Bryti and Deigja. Some Historical and Etymological Aspects of Family, Patronage and Slavery in Early Scandinavia and Anglo-Saxon England. 2008. ISBN 978 0 903521 77 2.

A. Faulkes: Poetical Inspiration in Old Norse and Old English Poetry. 1997. ISBN 978 0 903521 32 1.

G. Fellows-Jensen: The Vikings and their Victims. The Verdict of the Names. 1995, repr. 1998. ISBN 978 0 903521 39 0.

P. Foote: 1117 in Iceland and England. 2003. 978 0 903521 59 8.

B. Malmer: King Canute’s Coinage in the Northern Countries. 1974. ISBN 0 903521 03 1.

G. Nordal: Skaldic Versifying and Social Discrimination in Medieval Iceland. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 58 1.


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Icelandic Journal. By Alice Selby. Edited by A. R. Taylor. 1974. ISBN 978 0 903521 04 8 [Saga-Book XIX:1]. £3.

Index to Old-Lore Miscellany. By J. A. B. Townsend. 1992. ISBN 978 0 903521 26 0. £1/£2.

Proceedings of the Seventh Viking Congress, Dublin, 1973. Edited by B. Almqvist and D. Greene. 1976. ISBN 978 0 903521 09 3. £4.

 

PUBLICATIONS DISTRIBUTED BY THE VIKING SOCIETY

Ármann Jakobsson: Í leit að konungi. Konungsmynd íslenskra konunga. Háskóla­útgáfan, 1997. ISBN 978 9979 54 208 7. £10 (or £15 for this and the ­following item).

Ármann Jakobsson: Staður í nýjum heimi.Konungasagan Morkinskinna. Háskóla­útgáfan, 2002. ISBN 978 9979 54 522 4. £10 (or £15 for this and the ­preceding item).

M. P. Barnes: The Runic Inscriptions of Maeshowe, Orkney. Institution för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitetet, 1994. ISBN 978 91 506 1042 0. £13.50/£27.

M. P. Barnes and R. I. Page: The Scandinavian Runic Inscriptions of Britain.   Institutionen för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitetet, 2006. ISBN 978 91 506 1853 2. £30.

Biskupa sögur I. Kristni saga; Kristni þættir: Þorvalds þáttr víðf†rla I, Þorvalds þáttr víðf†rla II, Stefnis þáttr Þorgilssonar, Af Þangbrandi, Af Þiðranda ok dísunum, Kristniboð Þangbrands, Þrír þættir, Kristnitakan; Jóns saga helga; Gísls þáttr Illugasonar; Sæmundar þáttr. Edited by Sigurgeir Steingrímsson, Ólafur Halldórsson and P. Foote. Íslenzk fornrit XV. 2 volumes. Hið íslenzka fornritafélag, 2003. ISBN 978 9979 893 15 8. £43.

Fagrskinna, A Chronicle of the Kings of Norway. A Translation with ­Introduction and Notes. Translated by A. Finlay. Brill, 2004. ISBN 978 90 04 13172 9. £35.

P. Foote: The Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle in Iceland. London Medieval Studies, UCL, 1959. £1.

P. Foote: Kreddur. Select Studies in Early Icelandic Law and Literature. Edited by A. Finlay, Orri Vésteinsson, Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir and Sverrir Tómasson.  Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 2004. ISBN 978 9979 66 156 6. £27.50.

Laws of Early Iceland. Grágás. The Codex Regius of Grágás with Material from Other Manuscripts. Translated by A. Dennis, P. Foote and R. Perkins. Volume II. University of Manitoba Press, 2000. ISBN 978 0 88755 158 1. Bound. £30.

Letters from Iceland 1936. By Jean Young. University of Birmingham School of English, 1992. ISBN 978 0 7044 1247 7. £2.

Selected Readings from A New Introduction to Old Norse. CD. Produced by A. Finlay. The Chaucer Studio, 2004. £6.

J. McKinnell and R. Simek with K. Düwel: Runes, Magic and Religion. A Sourcebook. Fassbaender, 2004. ISBN 978 3 900538 81 1. £11.

P. Meulengracht Sørensen: At fortælle historien – telling history: studier i den gamle nordiske litteratur – studies in norse literature. Edizioni Parnaso, 2001. ISBN 978 0 88864 743 6. £18.50.

Selected Readings from A New Introduction to Old Norse. CD. Produced by A. Finlay. The Chaucer Studio, 2004. £6.

The Schemers and Víga-Glúm. Bandamanna Saga and Víga-Glúms Saga. Translated with introduction and notes by G. Johnston. Porcupine’s Quill, 1999. ISBN 978 0 88984 189 5. £5.

 

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