Fairy Tales. Illustrations by Kay Nielsen. first Edition (1924)

Author: Hans Andersen

Book ID: 60887

Price: 595.00

Author: Hans Andersen

Fairy Tales. Illustrated with 12 tipped-in full Colour Plates (with titled tissue-guards) & Numerous Black & White Illustrations by Kay Nielsen. London: Hodder & Stoughton, nd. [1924]. First Trade Edition. Pp, 197. Folio. Publisher’s light blue/green cloth boards with elaborate gilt design to front cover. Edges slightly rubbed and spine lightly faded. A delightfully illustrated edition of Anderson’s classic tales. Kay Neilson was a Danish illustrator who was very popular in the early twentieth century, as a key artist in the ‘Golden Age of Illustration.’ Nelson produced some of his finest images for this title. Sixteen of Andersen’s tales are included.

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