Publisher’s green boards with gilt titles to front and spine. Contents include sketches of social life given in the Kalevala and other works (covering weddings, hunting, boatbuilding etc), legends about the origins of agriculture, brewing of beer, iron working and bronze working, and much more. Illustrated with substantial extracts from the poems themselves (in translation). 290 pages plus publisher’s catalogue. Private library plate to front paste down. Condition: Boards a little rubbed and bumped but sound. Internally clean and sound.