LEAR (Edward, 1812-1888) – UNGERMANN (Arne, illustrator) – NASH (Jørgen)Historien om fire børn en missekat og en Kvanki-vanki [= The Story of the Four Little Children Who Went Round the World]. Gendigtet af Jørgen Nash. Illustreret af Ungermann.

(Copenhagen), Gyldendal, [F. E. Bording A/S], 1950.

4to, publisher’s half beige cloth over colour pictorial boards. 28 pp., (2) pp. Complete.

3 b/w drawings, one half-page and 12 full-page illustrations in colour by Arne Ungermann, the noted Danish illustrator (1902-1981).

First Edition.

Lear’s famous nonsense story, rewritten by the Danish painter and writer Jørgen Nash (1920-2004), figure of Situationism, brother of Cobra artist Asger Jorn, is perfectly rendered by Ungermann’s illustrations.

A very good copy.

Ref. Not in Catalogue of the Cotsen Children’s Library

Price: 150,00 euros

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