author: Aage Krarup Nielsen (Ørby, 30 July 1891 - Copenhagen, 29 January 1972) was a Danish traveller and travel writer.
Nielsen studied medicine and was a ship's doctor for a long time. As a result, he came to many places, which made him decide to make travelling and writing his profession. Between 1921 and 1958, he wrote 25 books that were published by the renowned Copenhagen publisher and bookshop Gyldendal. They were very successful and appeared regularly in many translations.
1. Helvedet hinsides havet en straffefanges optegnelser fra Guyana. Gyldendalske Boghandel. Nordisk Forlag. København. 1944. Reprint of 1933 edition. Half leather, marbled boards, original cover included in the binding. 213 pp. Various black-and-white photos of prisoners and the prison of the deportation site in French Guiana. Size: 250 × 185 mm.
2. Gensyn med Östen, 1947. first edition. Half leather with hand-marbled paper. Binding with signs of use. Original cover included in the binding, 160 pp. with several b/w photos with journalistic impressions of East Asia after WWII, with a separate chapter on the difficult position of the Netherlands and the Linggadjati Agreement on the young republic of Indonesia. Size: 245 × 182 mm.
- Number of Books
- Colonial history, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- Twee titels van Aage Krarup Nielsen, arts en wereldreiziger
- Book Title
- Gensin met Osten/ Helvedet hinsides havet en straffefanges optegnelser Fra Guyana
- Publication year oldest item
- Publication year youngest item
- Different editions
- Original language
- Gyldendalske Boghandel. Nordisk Forlag. Kopenhavn,
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather
- 25×18.5 cm