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LAXNESS, Halldór (1902-1998). Autograph manuscript, 'Vidbot ird forwálo' (1977), an article on Ernest Hemingway, Gljúfrasteinn, 24 May 1977, in Icelandic, in pencil with numerous emendations and additions, some in pen, 2 pages, folio. Provenance: Klaus Meier (presented to him at Laxness's request, March 1992: accompanying letter).

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LAXNESS, Halldór (1902-1998). Autograph manuscript, 'Vidbot ird forwálo' (1977), an article on Ernest Hemingway, Gljúfrasteinn, 24 May 1977, in Icelandic, in pencil with numerous emendations and additions, some in pen, 2 pages, folio. Provenance: Klaus Meier (presented to him at Laxness's request, March 1992: accompanying letter).

Laxness was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955 'for his vivid epic power which has renewed the great narrative art of Iceland'; his predecessor as Nobel Laureate was Ernest Hemingway.
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