Undset's best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter, a modernist trilogy about life in Scandinavia in the Middle Ages. The book was set in medieval Norway and was published in three volumes. Kristin Lavransdatter portrays the life of woman from birth until death. Undset was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for this trilogy.

This is Volume I in the trilogy. 

This is the hardcover only stated Knopf Edition from January, 1946.  Other than a newspaper article about the author taped to the front flyleaf (easily removed), both the cover and the book are in positively excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc. and the pages and binding are tight.  This wonderful, impossible-to-find item is available for purchase now!

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