SEITSEMAN WELJESTA
SEITSEMAN WELJESTA
SEITSEMAN WELJESTA
SEITSEMAN WELJESTA
SEITSEMAN WELJESTA

SEITSEMAN WELJESTA

Helsinki, Finland: Kustannusosakeyhtio Kirja, 1923. Akseli Gallen-Kallela. First illustrated edition. Large quarto, 600 pp. This is the first illustrated edition of a book first translated into English (in 1929) .as "The Seven Brothers", and primarily renowned as a brilliant example of the work of Finnish artist and illustrator Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931). It was first published in 1870. There are scores of illustrations in color and b/w in this volume, including patterned endpapers using a human head motif. The text is in Finnish. Recently recased in brown cloth and quarter tan morocco, with a compartmented spine and red leather title labels, top edge gilt. About fine and absolutely striking. Item #61

Price: $550.00

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