Fairy Tales by Hans Anderson. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen (1924)
Book ID: 60209
Fairy Tales by Hans Anderson. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. New York: George H. Doran Co., 1924. Pp, x, 280. Smooth green buckam covers, title and illustration to upper cover & spine, in publisher’s pictorial dust jacket. Neat gift insciption on blank preliminary page, otherwise a near fine copy. With twelve coloured plates and numerous drawings in pen & ink in the text. 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.