Publications

Viking Society publications currently available are listed below. They cannot be bought via this page but can be ordered from Gazelle Book Services Limited, High Town, Lancaster, LA1 4XS; email: sales@gazellebooks.co.uk. Viking Society members are entitled to reduced prices, normally 50% of RRP: Members’/Non Members’ prices are listed below. When ordering from Gazelle, state membership to claim the reduced price. 

Publications can also be bought at meetings or by those collecting personally from University College London (appointment required; contact vsnr@ucl.ac.uk).

All Viking Society publications from the earliest in 1895 to those published in 2009 can now be read on and downloaded from a dedicated website, managed by Anthony Faulkes:  http://vsnrweb-publications.org.uk/

All in card covers unless noted as bound.

EDITIONS

Ágrip af Nóregskonungasögum: 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 Maríu grát. 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.

Grottasöngr. 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. Sold together with Hávamál. Glossary and Index. Compiled by A. Faulkes. Text Series VII (ii). 1987. ISBN 978 0 903521 82 6. £6/12. (These volumes may also be bought separately on application to the Society.)

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.

Hrafnagaldur Óðins (Forspjallsljóð). Edited with introduction, notes and translation by A.Lassen. Text Series XX. 2011. ISBN 9780903521819. £6/£12.

Magnús Ólafsson of Laufás: Specimen Lexici Runici and Glossarium Priscæ Linguæ Danicæ. Edited by A. Faulkes and Gunnlaugur Ingólfsson. Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum and Viking Society for Northern Research 2010. ISBN 9780903521802. £30/£60.

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. Second edition 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 68 0. £6/£12.

Snorri Sturluson: The Uppsala Edda. Edited by Heimir Pálsson. 2012. ISBN 978 0 903521 85 7. £6/£12.

Stories from Sagas of Kings. 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. Second edition. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 73 4. £5/£10.

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 and edited by C. Peel. Text Series XIX. 2009. ISBN 978 0 903521 79 6. £4/£8.

Snorri Sturluson. Heimskringla I. The Beginnings to Óláfr Tryggvason. Translated by A. Finlay and A. Faulkes. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 86 4. £6/£12.

Snorri Sturluson. Heimskringla II. Óláfr Haraldsson (the Saint). Translated by A. Finlay and A. Faulkes. 2014. ISBN 978 0 903521 89 5. £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.

The Saga of Bishop Thorlak. Þorláks saga byskupa. Translated with introduction and notes by Ármann Jakobsson and David Clark. ISBN 978-0-903521-88-8. £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 II Reader 5th edition. Edited by A. Faulkes. Fifth edition. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 69 7. £6/£12.

A New Introduction to Old Norse III Glossary 4th edition. 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. 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 B.Benedikz. Edited by A.Faulkes. Text Series XVI. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 53 6. £6/£12.

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

Making History: Essays on the fornaldarsögur. Edited by M. Arnold and A. Finlay. 2010. ISBN 978 0 903521 84 0. £5/£10.

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. 2013. ISBN 978 0 903521 22 2 [Saga-Book XXII:6]. £5/£10.

A. S. C. Ross: The Terfinnas and Beormas of Ohthere.  Leeds 1940, repr. with an addi tional 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 R. McTurk. 2004, repr. 2013. ISBN 978 0 903521 61 1. £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.

R. Perkins: The Verses in Eric the Red’s Saga. And Again: Norse Visits to America. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 87 1.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

A. Selby: Icelandic Journal. 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. Háskóla útgáfan, 1997. ISBN 978 9979 54 208 7. £10 (or £15 for this and the following item).

Ármann Jakobsson: Staður í nýjum heimi.Konungasagan Morkinskinna. Háskóla útgáfan, 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.

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.

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,

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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