Fairy Tales. Illustrations by Kay Nielsen. first Edition (1924)
Book ID: 60887
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. . 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.