by Henrik Ibsen
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus. 1936
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.
Stock no. 592177
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