NIELSEN, Kay (illustrator)] ASBJĂ–RNSEN, P. C. & MOE, J. I.]

East of the Sun and West of the Moon Old Tales from the North Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

Published: London: Hodder & Stoughton

Date: [ 1914 ]

first trade edition large 4to. [2 (pictorial title page)], 206, [2 (printer's slug)], [1 (blank)]pp., 25 fine coloured plates mounted on stiff leaves and each with a printed descriptive tissue guard, numerous black and white illustrations throughout, each page with a printed border at head and foot, original dark blue cloth, front cover and spine boldly pictorially decorated and lettered in gilt, cream endpapers with elaborate pictorial decorations in black and gilt, some scattered light foxing to text leaves, some leaves with very light (barely noticeable) hydroscopic 'damp' marks in gutter margin, cloth trifle rubbed at some corners, but overall an excellent bright copy.

£2000

Offered by P & B Rowan