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Peter Christen Asbjornsen
East of the Sun and West of the Moon Old Tales From the North
Hodder and Stoughton, c. 1920. Hardcover. Like New. BOOK IS IN FINE CONDITION BEAUTIFULLY BOUND BY THE COTTAGE BINDERY, BATH ENGLAND, IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO WITH BRIGHT GILT DECORATIVE RULE TO BOARDS, INLAID VELLUM ILLUSTRATION TO FRONT AND REAR COVERS, SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE RAISED BANDS TO SPINE WITH BRIGHT GILT DETAILS AND TITLE. BINDING AND HINGES ARE EXCELLENT, DECORATIVE END PAPERS AND PASTE DOWNS, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE BRIGHT AND CLEAN, WITHOUT MARKS, SOME LIGHT SPORADIC FOXING. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH COLOR PLATES BY KAY NIELSEN, 284 PAGES, BOOK MEASURES 9.5"x7". NO PUBLICATION DATE STATED - CIRCA 1920's. HOUSED IN CUSTOM SLIPCASE. A STUNNING EXAMPLE IN SCARCE BINDING.
Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books [United States]
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