A hauntingly illustrated book of Norwegian fairy tales by Kay Nielsen. Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen Moe, East of the Sun and West of the Moon, New York: George H. Doran Co., n.d. [c.1922]. Tipped in color plates. Yellow cloth cover with orange embossed title.
Nielsen was an early illustrator for Disney. He illustrated the "Ave Maria" and "Night on Bald Mountain" sequences in the animated Disney film "Fantasia" (1940). He also drew the preliminary designs eventually used in "Walt Disney's The Little Mermaid" (1989).
From the United States, c.1922.
Dimensions are 6 5/8 x 9 3/16 x 1 1/4 inches.