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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Richard Dalby. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith; Kay Nielsen; Edmund Dulac; Millicent Sowerby; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1826337
Published by Michael O'Mara books Limited. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Short biographies of more than 50 of the artists whose talents helped to create the Golden Age. Large format, green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1854790412. Top edge of text block lightly browned with minor foxing. Else a nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is also nice and clean.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 2137501
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Sumptuous light blue moire silk binding, gilt decorated front cover and spine. 12 superb colour plates plus 17 full-page line drawings and numerous other decorations. Cream pictorial endpapers. 197 pages. 11.25 x 8.75". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening and marks to spine; some other dark marks to covers; scuffs to rear. Some writing in ink to front pastedown/endpaper. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Some margin marks. All plates present. Contents are generally very good.

Price: £480.00 £408.00.

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EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
No author listed. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 2122157
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Old Tales From The North. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 24 superb tipped-in colour plates and other b/w illustrations. A collection of stories which originally appeared in Sir G.W. Dasent's "Popular Tales from the Norse". Light bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Names in ink to prelim pages. Foxing throughout. All plates present. Wrapper is browned to spine with some scuffing; creasing; a few marks; light chips along a couple of edges.

Price: £520.00 £442.00.

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GENNEM DE FAGRE RIGER
Written by Johannes Poulsen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 440819
Published by V. Pios Boghandel. 1st 1916. Very good condition.

Modern binding with 3/4 marbled and red leather spine and corners. B/w photographs. Text in Danish. Front panel of original wrapper, which is illustrations by Nielsen has been bound in as part of the prelims. Edges worn, with a little fading to leather. An unusual item!

Price: £90.00 £76.50.

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EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
No author listed. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 691590
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. 24 superb tipped-in colour plates. A collection of stories which originally appeared in Sir G.W. Dasent's "Popular Tales from the Norse". Spine slightly bumped, corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Contents bright and clean. An early reprint of this beautiful, scarce book.

Price: £795.00 £675.75.

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