1883 Scarce Book - Norwegian Folk and Fairy Tales by P. Chr. Asbjörnsen. Illustrated.
Author : Peter Christen Asbjørnsen. Edmund W. Gosse - introduction; H L Brækstad - translation.
Title : Folk and Fairy Tales by P. Chr. Asbjörnsen. Translated by H.L. Braekstad. With an Introduction by Edmund W. Gosse.
Publisher : New York, A. C. Armstrong and Son, 1883. First thus.
Language : Text in English
Size : 8 " X 7 "
Pages : xx-316 pages
Binding : Attractive and very good beautiful original fully decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Good content (bright, tight, some foxing and staining throughout - as shown, gift note of a previous owner on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated.
Estimate: (USD 350 - USD 500)
The book : Attractive and scarce early edition of the Norwegian Folk and Fairy Tales by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen. A rare find in any condition!
The author: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (15 January 1812 – 5 January 1885) was a Norwegian writer and scholar. He and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe were collectors of Norwegian folklore. They were so closely united in their lives' work that their folk tale collections are commonly mentioned only as "Asbjørnsen and Moe".
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