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PEER GYNT

Written by Henrik Ibsen
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. in 1936

PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1314197
1st. 1936. Hardback. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Name and date in ink to front fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is edge worn/torn/chipped with small section of loss to centre of spine, some foxing to wrapper.
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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1311322
1st. 1936. Hardback. Almost very good condition.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers and a scratch mark/couple of small holes to centre of spine. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Some light fingermarks to contents and a couple of grubby marks to textblock.
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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 592177
1st thus. 1936. Hardback. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Book: all plates present. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Top and tail of spine bumped. Wrapper almost complete but torn with loss.
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