Larkin, David, editor. Elegy by Hildegarde Flanner.
Title THE UNKNOWN PAINTINGS OF KAY NIELSEN.
Binding Soft Cover
Book Condition Very Good+
Edition First Edition
Publisher Toronto Peacock Press / Bantam 1977
Illustrator Kay Nielsen.
Seller ID 27921
Unpaginated, 11 1/8" H. 1 page 'Publisher's Note', 11 page 'Elegy' by the Nielsen's personal friend to whom they entrusted the unpublished paintings, followed by 42 colour reproductions (printed on one side of leaf only), alternating between complete painting and a detail from that painting. These paintings were prepared by Kay Nielsen to illustrate 'A Thousand and One Nights' but, sadly, the proposed volume was never published. Interior - previous owner's bookplate on inside of front cover, tiny surface paper loss in margin of plate 35, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright.