Fairy Tales from the Far North Translated from the Norwegian by H.L. Brækstad. With Ninety-Five Illustrations by E. Werenskiold, T. Kittelsen, and O. Sinding. Authorised Edition.

  • Asbjörnsen, P.C.
  • London: David Nutt 1897


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FIRST EDITION, small 4to, pp. viii, 303, [1], 12 [ads]. Numerous full-page illustrations included within pagination. Original pale blue cloth, boards decorated in red, blue and orange, front board lettered direct in gilt, spine decorated in black. A little shaken, some light soiling. Spine sunned, some wear to extremities, particularly spine-ends, decoration a little rubbed, rear hinge reinforced with archival tissue. Gift inscription to flyleaf: ‘Irene Napier Bradley Jones with loving wishes from Auntie Jessie, February 28th 1899’.


The first edition of this collection of folktales from Norwegian writer and folklorist Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885).

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