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Title Kay Nielsen, an Appreciation : Marbled Edition
Book Condition Very Good+
Publisher La Jolla, Calif: Green Tiger Press; 1976
Illustrator Illustrated by Kay Nielsen
Seller ID 16758
40 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, pink and silver hand-marbled covers, white title label on front, 40 stiff pages, 26 b/w illustrations in text, 12 stunning full-color glossy tipped-in plates, all illustrations reproduced from early 20th-century book illustrations by Danish artist Kay Nielsen. Bio of Nielsen (1886-1957) by Jasmine Britton. ; A gorgeous book. Covers are richly marbled with real marbling, not a printed pattern but actual swirls of paint, as issued. Illustrations are striking examples of Art Nouveau at its height. ; Light crease to lower corner. Inside front cover, which is otherwise blank, shows a touch of pink from the marbling process. No other defects. Scarce in this binding.