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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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1 Andersen, Hans Christian Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen
London Collins Clear-Type Press [c1906] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Previous owner's inscription dated 1908. Moderate foxing, quite heavy on reverse of plates. One plate with 2" tear to blank inner margin. ; No date [c1906]. [vi], 7-206 pages + [2] pages advertisements + 4 colour plates (including frontispiece.) Red cloth baords with gilt panel on spine, illustration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 182 x 120mm. Illustrated by "H. A." Twenty-three short stories, including: The Snow Queen; The Tinder-Box; The Old Street Lamp; The Little Match-Girl; The Bell; The Flax; The False Collar. 
Price: 60.75 NZD
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2 Andersen, Hans Christian Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
London Adam and Charles Black 1947 Original Cloth Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Carse, A. Duncan 
Vii, 373 pages + color frontis + 3 color plates + 42 b&w illustrations. Blue cloth covers with yellow lettering on spine and front board. Reprint of 1924 edition. 35 stories. Dampstains to front cover and spine. Covers faded. Internally very . No signatures. ; 12mo 
Price: 22.95 NZD
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3 Andersen, Hans Christian The Ugly Duckling
West Drayon, Middlesex Porpoise Books [1948] First Edition Papered Boards Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by Nickless, Will 
No date [1948]. 47, [1] pages. Illustrated papered boards. Dimensions: 8.5" high by 7" wide. Spine chipped and taped with brown paper adhesive tape. Gutters intact at endpapers. Owner's inscription. Some soiling and staining to some leaves. Some staining to rear board. 3.5" diagonal crease to corner of front free endpaper and first two leaves. These Porpoise books are alleged to have been remaindered to New Zealand after the series received poor sales in the UK. The short-lived series has since become one of the more sought after imprints from Penguin publishers. [for more information, see the article "The Mystery of the Drowning Porpoises: by Steve Hare in "Fine Books & Collections" magaine, Vol. 2 No. 6 (Nov/Dec 2004) ]. ; 8vo 
Price: 67.50 NZD
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