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Kay Nielsen: Red Magic

Red Magic, published in 1930, is the last book illustrated by Kay Nielsen. The illustrations consist of 58 paintings and drawings, nine in full color. Eighteen of Nielsen's Red Magic illustration accompany the story of Aladdin. Red Magic is 'a collection of the world's best fairy tales from all countries', edited and arranged by Romer Wilson.

Red Magic Tales

Frontispiece

She was Forced to Produce the Keys, Red Magic Frontispiece, Kay Nielsen

She was Forced to Produce the Key

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The Reward of Virtue

Red Magic, Virtue has no reward

Virtue has no Reward, My Friend.

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, And the Demons Disappeared

And the Demons Disappeared

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, Our friend Gigetto was the first to disembark

Our friend Gigetto was the first to disembark

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Rich Peter the Pedlar

Red Magic, The Stargazers Looked and Looked

The Star Gazers Looked and Looked

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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I can't go until I've plushed three feathers from his tail

I can't go until I've plucked three feathers from his tail

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Bean Flower and Pea Blossom

Red Magic, Come back early!

Come Back Early!

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic: Try and See, said the Pea Blossom laughingly

Try and See, said the Pea Blossom laughingly

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, The Carriage hurtled on from the equator to the poles, from the poles to the equator

The Carriage hurtled on from the equator to the poles

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, Come into your Son's House

Come into your son's house

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King Uggermugger or The Princess Silver-Silk

I never saw such a muff in my life

I never saw such a muff in my life

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, The Great Rage

He rode off in a great rage

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, Snakesin

Slowly, the snakeskin unfolded

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The Enchanted Hind

Red Magic, She was surprised to meet a talking crayfish

She was surprised to meet a talking crayfish

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, Princess Desiree

Princess Desiree

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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An Ivory Coach Drawn by Six Ostriches

An Ivory Coach Drawn by Six Ostriches

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Hawthorn proceeded toward the city

In this attire, Hawthorn proceeded toward the city

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The Hind bounded off at his coming

The Hind Bounded Off at His Coming

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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He discharged his arrow at her

He discharged his arrow at her

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Red Magic, Beautiful Hind, Be Not Afraid

Beautiful Hind, Be Not Afraid

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The Story of the Three Bears

Red Magic, The Three Bears

Three Bears

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Hawk and Mole

Red Magic, Hawk and Mole

Hawk and Mole

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The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse

Give me my barleybread in peace and security

Give me my barleybread in peace and security

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The Bear and the Hunter's Stepson

Red Magic, The She-Bear

The She Bear

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A Child's Dream of a Star

Red Magic, I see the star

I see the Star

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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At the Door

Dear Mr. Bruin

Dear Mr. Bruin! Tired and Wet, A Perfect Ruin!

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The Six Swans

Red Magic, The Six Swans

They were changed into swans

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Mrs. Tabitha Tortoiseshell

Red Magic, Kits Ahoy

Kits Ahoy! I'm a sailor-cat today!

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Bel and the Dragon

Red Magic, Angel

And the angel of the Lord carried Habakkuk into Babylon

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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St. George and the Dragon

Red Magic, St. George Comes Riding By

Behold, St. George comes riding by

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, St. George and the Dragon

St. George and the Dragon

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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St. George and the Lions

St. George and the Lions

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The Dragon of Wantley

More slew the dragon of Wantley

More slew the dragon of Wantley

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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The Chimera

He begged that he might refresh himself

The Chimera, He begged that he might refresh himself

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, The Image of a Winged Horse

Red Magic, The Image of a Winged Horse

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Bellerphon was fiting his shield and drawing his sword

Bellerphon was fiting his shield and drawing his sword

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Bash-Chalek, or True Steel

Red Magic, Heavens Afire

Heavens Afire

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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So fast was he bound

He could not move at all, any way

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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Red Magic, King of Eagles

My Husand is the King of Eagles

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Red Magic, Stop! Prince!

Stop! Prince! You cannot run away!

13 inches by 19 inches. $91

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