An Icelandic-English Dictionary Based on the MS. Collections of the Late Richard Cleasby, Enlarged and Completed by Gudbrand Vigfusson; [WITH] A LIst of English Words the Etyomology of Which Is Illustrated by Comparison with Icelandic, Prepared in the Form of An Appendix to Cleasby and Vigfusson's Icelandic-English Dictionary
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1874 / 1876. First Edition. Quarto (27cm). Blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine; plain endpapers; [ii],cviii,1-779,pp. Complete, though rubbed; both hinges cracked internally with amateur tissue repairs to joints, head, tail; chips to initial and final leaves but internally clean: just Good.
With the Appendix: First Edition. Quarto (27cm). Blue-green typographic paper wrappers; [iv],20pp. Sound, front cover reattached, much chipped at edges, but whole: Good only.
First edition of the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Old Icelandic, with the first edition of the appendix discussing etymologically related English words. VANCIL, Catalog of Dictionaries, Word Books, and Philological Texts, 1440-1900 p. 52. Uncommon in the trade.