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    Kay Nielsen. Set of Illustrated Color Plates From East of the Sun and West of the Moon.

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    Twenty-one of the original twenty-four tipped-in color plates. 4.5" x 7.5", tipped-in by the left margin to a 7" x 9.75" caption page. All plates bright and in very good condition though the backing pages have toned slightly. Two of the plates have become detached from their pages.


    These magnificent illustrations are from East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales From the North, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1914]. Nielsen was a Danish artist who worked during the "Golden Age" of illustrated books. His work also appeared in the Walt Disney classic Fantasia. These fantastic illustrations, completed by Nielsen in 1913, certainly give an early glimpse into his ethereal style. The group is sold with the original title page and list of illustrations pages from the original book.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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