East of the Sun and West of the Moon : Old Tales from the North

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204 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, illustrated paste-down depicting princess riding on polar bear toward far-off castle, 204 pages, top edge green, green lettering on spine, monochrome illustrated endpapers, dozens of b/w illustrations in text, 7 beautiful full-color illustrations on glossy plates. ; Copyright 1914. This edition undated but we estimate 1930. Cover art by Victor Candell. ; A celebrated collection of fifteen fairy tales gathered by legendary Norwegian folklorists Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe on their journeys across Norway in the mid-nineteenth century. ; Exterior shows moderate wear. Interior shows a few foxmarks here and there, otherwise no marks. Main defect: portion (about one fourth) of front free endpaper ripped out and missing. Binding tight. Overall very nice.

Title: East of the Sun and West of the Moon : Old Tales from the North

Author Name: Asbjornsen, Peter Christen, and Jorgen Engebretsen Moe; Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

Location Published: Garden City Publishing Company: 1914

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Item: 1.40 lbs

Categories: Children's Fiction

Seller ID: 21813

Keywords: children's books, classic literature, fairy tales, folk tales, folklore, norway, norwegian