1910 Scarce Book - Shortshanks & Other Tales from the Norse Illustrated by Arthur A. Dixon.
Author: Unknown. (Arthur A. Dixon, illustrator).
Title: Shortshanks & Other Tales from the Norse.
Publisher: London, Glasgow, Bombay, Blackie & Son, Ltd, no date (1910). First Edition illustrated by Arthur A. Dixon).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7" X 5.5".
Pages: 126 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full-cloth Art Nouveau binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some light foxing - as shown, Sunday school prize mention dated 1913 on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice color frontispiece and the three full-page illustrations by Arthur A. Dixon.
The book: An intriguing and scarce collection, "Shortshanks & Other Tales from the Norse" transports readers to the world of Norse mythology and tales. With its enchanting narratives and the charm of Arthur A. Dixon's illustrations, this edition is a testament to the timeless allure of ancient stories. Presented in an exquisite Art Nouveau binding, the book encapsulates the essence of the tales within, making it a valued addition to any collector's library. Including Short-shanks, True and Untrue, The Princess of the Glass Hill, Boots and Brothers, The Seven Foals, The Old Dame and her Den, The Lad who went to the North Wind, and, The Two Stepsisters.
The illustrator: Arthur A Dixon (1872 - 1959) was a recognized illustrator of his time, known for his distinct style and his ability to breathe life into stories through his art. While the author of this collection remains unknown, Dixon's contribution brings an added layer of depth and visual appeal to these age-old tales from the Norse.
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