[A. & C. BLACK SHILLING SERIES] JUNGMAN, Beatrix (illustrator). Nico JUNGMAN (author). Norway. London; A. & C. Black, 1905.
8vo. Publisher's green cloth handsomely panelled and decorated in Art Nouveau style with a stylised design of King Olav on horseback to upper cover and a vignette of the same, on his throne, to spine, both blocked in black, chestnut, and gilt in relief, top edges gilt; pp. iv, v-x, -199 + , publisher's catalogue; illustrated with 75 striking coloured plates by Beatrix Jungman; a fine, bright and sharp copy, both externally and internally bar dusting and light spotting to untrimmed edges of book block, with a neat contemporary ink inscription to front free endpaper.
First edition, published in the year of Norwegian independence. Jungman was an outstanding Anglo-Dutch painter, whose work is reminiscent of Schiele's topographical paintings. This volume contains a portrait of Nansen, and all the other intellectuals of the young state.
Inman A & C Black Colour Books 62.