1897 Scarce English 1stED Book - Norwegian Fairy Tales from the Far North by Asbjørnsen
Author : Peter Christen Asbjørnsen.
Title : Fairy Tales from the Far North by P. C. Asbjørnsen - Translated from the Norwegian by H.L. Braekstad.
Publisher : New York, A. C. Armstrong and Son, 1897. First English Edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 8.5 " X 7 ".
Pages : viii-303 pages.
Binding : Attractive and very good original fully decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed, sine slightly sunned, small stain on the lower part of rear cover - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content :Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining, name of a previous owner on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated with 95 Illustration by E. Werenskiold, T. Kittelsen and O. Sinding.
The book : Attractive and scarce First English editon of the Norwegian Fairy Tales from the Far North by P. C. 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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