1897 Scarce Norwegian 1stED Book - Fairy Tales from the Far North by P. C. 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 Edition.
Language : Text in English
Size : 8.5 " X 7 "
Pages : viii-303 pages
Binding : Attractive and very good (near fine) original fully decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content :Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated with 95 Illustration by E. Werenskiold, T. Kittelsen and O. Sinding.
The book : Attractive and scarce First 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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