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NIELSEN, Kay

Rare books illustrated by Kay Nielsen, including first editions, signed limited editions, and finely bound copies of In Powder and Crinoline.

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  1. Original watercolour: "List, ah list to the zephyr in the grove."
    NIELSEN, Kay. Original watercolour: "List, ah list to the zephyr in the grove."

    1913

    An original watercolour, signed and dated "Kay Nielsen 1913" in the lower left corner, for In Powder and Crinoline, a collection of seven fairy tales chosen by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. This watercolour illustrates the story "Felicia or The Pot of Pinks" and appears at p. 52: "Nielsen shows in his development a fancy so delicate and an outlook so original... Learn More
    £50,000.00

    Stock Code: 111943

  2. In Powder and Crinoline.
    (NIELSEN, Kay.) QUILLER-COUCH, Arthur. In Powder and Crinoline.

    London : [1913]

    Deluxe signed limited edition, one of 500 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 21928

  3. In Powder and Crinoline.
    (NIELSEN, Kay.) QUILLER-COUCH, Arthur. In Powder and Crinoline.

    London : [1913]

    Signed limited edition, one of 500 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 14754

  4. East of the Sun and West of the Moon.
    (NIELSEN, Kay.) East of the Sun and West of the Moon.

    London : [1914]

    Deluxe edition, number 85 of 500 copies signed by the artist. With the single-leaf printed advertisement for the exhibition of the original watercolours in November and December 1914 at the Leicester Galleries laid in. Learn More
    £19,500.00

    Stock Code: 47331

  5. East of the Sun and West of the Moon.
    (NIELSEN, Kay.) East of the Sun and West of the Moon.

    New York : [1922]

    First US edition in this format, first printing; Doran had also published a large format edition in 1914. The richness of the Danish Nielsen's colour images for this lavish illustrated book of Norse pagan mythology was achieved by a four-colour process, in contrast to many of the illustrations prepared by his contemporaries, such as Rackham and Dulac,... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 118558

  6. Fairy Tales.
    (NIELSEN, Kay.) ANDERSEN, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales.

    New York : 1924

    First US Edition. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 31898

  7. 110794comp
    (NIELSEN, Kay.) GRIMM, The Brothers. Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories.

    London : [1925]

    Signed limited edition, number 424 of 600 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £6,500.00

    Stock Code: 110794

  8. Road Dog Ale.
    STEADMAN, Ralph. Road Dog Ale.

    Colorado : [c.1995]

    Steadman's revised promotional material for the Road Dog Ale, following a charge of profanity. He began creating original art for Flying Dog's labels in 1995, and initially designed the labels with the slogan "Good Beer, No Shit." However, this was deemed obscene by the Colorado Liquor Board, who removed all Road Dog beer from the market. The slogan... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 104243

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