1903; Smacc, Maynard & Company publishers; Book in very good conditon, owner's name inside cover; no dustcover.

 

Ottilie A. Liljencrantz (January 19, 1876 – October 7, 1910) was an American writer of Norse-themed historical novels.

 

Ottilie Adelina Liljencrantz was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Gustave Adolph Mathias Liljencrantz, a civil engineer, and Adelina Charlotte Hall Liljencrantz. Her father was born in Sweden. "I wish that I could trace my descent to some renowned Viking," she confided in an interview, "and I will not relinquish the pleasant belief that I have some valiant ancestor on Valhalla's benches," but history only confirmed her as a descendant of sixteenth-century Swedish clergyman Laurentius Petri. Among her teachers was drama teacher Anna Morgan, who remembered Liljencrantz as "an attractive young woman with a mind unusually endowed. She had a vivid fancy and a true sense of proportion, she seemed to have been set apart for a career in literature".

THE WARD OF KING CANUTE, A Romance of The Danish Conquest by Liljencrantz

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