Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

8 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.

FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 2137501
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Sumptuous light blue moire silk binding, gilt decorated front cover and spine. 12 superb colour plates plus 17 full-page line drawings and numerous other decorations. Cream pictorial endpapers. 197 pages. 11.25 x 8.75". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening and marks to spine; some other dark marks to covers; scuffs to rear. Some writing in ink to front pastedown/endpaper. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Some margin marks. All plates present. Contents are generally very good.

Buy now for £480.00 Add to Wish List

THE GOLDEN AGE OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Richard Dalby. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith; Kay Nielsen; Edmund Dulac; Millicent Sowerby; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1321533
Published by Michael O'Mara books Limited. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Short biographies of more than 50 of the artists whose talents helped to create the Golden Age. Large format, green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1854790412. Spine and corners are bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a small nick to top of spine.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

THE UNKNOWN PAINTINGS OF KAY NIELSEN
Written by David Larkin. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1317844
Published by Pan Books. Circa 1977. Very good condition.

A lovely selection of colour illustrations by the artist edited by the author with an Elegy by Hildegarde Flanner. Pictorial laminated card wrap. Unpaginated. 11 x 9". ISBN: 0330252356. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some marks inside covers and to colour title-page.

Buy now for £24.00 Add to Wish List

THE ANNOTATED CLASSIC FAIRY TALES
Written by Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2130862
Published by Book Club Associates; W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited with and introducation and notes by Tatar. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. Book Club Edition (W.W. Norton originally published it). Some corner creasing. Contents are still excellent.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
No author listed. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 2122157
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Old Tales From The North. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 24 superb tipped-in colour plates and other b/w illustrations. A collection of stories which originally appeared in Sir G.W. Dasent's "Popular Tales from the Norse". Light bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Names in ink to prelim pages. Foxing throughout. All plates present. Wrapper is browned to spine with some scuffing; creasing; a few marks; light chips along a couple of edges.

Buy now for £520.00 Add to Wish List

IN POWDER AND CRINOLINE
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1314437
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

Old Fairy Tales retold by Quiller-Couche. The first of Nielsen's greatest works. 24 magnificent colour plates reflecting both the Japanese influences and the Aubrey Beardsley tradition. The plates are tissue-guarded and tipped-in decorated backgrounds. Grey pictorial cloth, gilt title and floral decoration to spine. Grey and cream pictorial endpapers. Decorative borders to each page. 163 numbered pages. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and just a little rubbed. There are a few light marks to covers. Some heavy foxing, mainly to endpapers and page margins/edges. Dark marks to edge of text block. Light musty smell to contents. All plates present and in fine condition.

Buy now for £980.00 Add to Wish List

GENNEM DE FAGRE RIGER
Written by Johannes Poulsen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 440819
Published by V. Pios Boghandel. 1st 1916. Very good condition.

Modern binding with 3/4 marbled and red leather spine and corners. B/w photographs. Text in Danish. Front panel of original wrapper, which is illustrations by Nielsen has been bound in as part of the prelims. Edges worn, with a little fading to leather. An unusual item!

Buy now for £90.00 Add to Wish List

EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
No author listed. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 691590
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. 24 superb tipped-in colour plates. A collection of stories which originally appeared in Sir G.W. Dasent's "Popular Tales from the Norse". Spine slightly bumped, corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Contents bright and clean. An early reprint of this beautiful, scarce book.

Buy now for £795.00 Add to Wish List