Icelandic Journals: Notes on 1871 Journey

Saturday, July 23, 1871

'bringing me a book . . . an 18th century Icelandic poet, rather rare I believe.'
Morris's interest in collecting old books began early; he probably acquired other Icelandic books on the 1871 and 1873 trips. An 1876 catalogue of books in his library lists 291 titles, 54 of them Icelandic.