East of the Sun and West of the Moon.
Old Tales from the North.New York: George H Doran Company,  Stock Code: 118558
Richly illustrated by Kay NielsenFirst 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, which characteristically utilised a traditional three-colour process.
Quarto. Original cream cloth, titles to spine and front cover in red, orange illustrated endpapers. With dust jacket.
Illustrated title page, tipped-in colour frontispiece, 24 colour plates, black and white illustrations to text.
Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Slight rubbing to extremities, slight foxing to top edge; an excellent copy in the jacket with spine lightly browned and a little scuffed, nicks to extremities.
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