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Lot nr:340
Book nr:27950
Author:[NIELSEN, Kay] GRIMM
Title:Hansel and Gretel and other stories by the brothers Grimm
Town:London
Publisher:Hodder and Stoughton
Year:[1925]
Description:4to, with 12 mounted colour plates, below captioned tissue guards. DELUXE FIRST EDITION, limited edition of 600 copies, this is n 250, signed by the artist. Original cream buckram with gilt lettering and illustration, top edge gilt. Contemporary There was no British trade edition of this title. Contemporary dedication to Diana Felicity from their godmother. (blue correction to misspelt name on spine, old sello stains on front inner hinge, small marginal tear without loss in p. 146, p. 171 creased, spot to margin p. 224)
Note:Nielsen was born in Copenhagen, he emigrated to America in 1926, he worked on Walt Disney's Fantasia. "Though he illustrated several books abroad, Nielsen's most remarkable illustrations were for the four lavishly produced limited editions published by Hodder and Stoughton"
Price:€1200 - €1800
Sellingprice:€1300
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