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East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North, Nielsen, Kay (illustrations)

Author Name    Nielsen, Kay (illustrations)

Title   East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Edition   First Edition Thus

Publisher   USA Garden City Publishing 1930

ISBN Number    B000TC2OQC

Seller ID   219H0481

B000TC2OQC 204 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1930. Wonderful colour illustration upon front board. All eight splendid color plates present. Black and white illustrations in text. A selection of stories from the Norwegian Norske Folkeeventyr of Asbjornsen and Moe. "The exquisite bizarrerie of (Kay Nielsen's) drawings aptly expresses the innermost significance of the old-world, old-wives' fables... These stories are romances of the childhood of Nations: they are the never-failing springs of sentiment, of sensation, of heroic example, from which primeval peoples drank their fill at will." - from Preface. Respectful wear. Moderate age-toning to contents. Binding intact. Prior owner's name, dated 1937, in name blank upon illustrated front fixed endpaper. Gift greetings in faint pencil, dated 1937, atop verso of color frontispiece illustration. A sound copy of this beautiful work.

East  Of  The  Sun  And  West  Of  The  Moon:  Old  Tales  From  The  North  Illustrated 

Price = 299.95 USD


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