Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

By: Andersen, Hans; illustrated by Harry Clarke

Price: NZ$843.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

A 45 x 20mm red stain to front margin of front board, slightly affecting front free endpaper. Boards rubbed. Some browning to spine. Four previous owner's names neatly spaced on front endpaper, 2 with dates - 1919 and 2005. Some splitting to gutters at endpapers. Captioned tissue guards present to the 15 colour plates in the main part of the text. Tissue guard torn at plate facing page 62. A few tissue guards with creasing. Plate facing page 102 has a 25 mm tear at lower corner. Plate facing page 260 has blank corner missing (chip is 40mm along longest dimension). Overall a good original unsophisticated copy showing signs of previous ownership but without any major flaws.; No date [1916]. 320 pages + 16 tipped-in colour plates (including frontispiece) + 24 black-and-white plates. Grey cloth boards with black illustrations on spine and boards. Oval paper illustration on front board. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 278 x 191mm. The stories collected in this volume are: The Tinder-Box; Great Claus and Little Claus; Thumbelina; The Travelling Companion; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Goloshes of Fortune; The Hardy Tin Soldier; What the Old Man Does is Always Right; The Storks; The Ugly Duckling; The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweeper; The Fir Tree; The Swineherd; The Snow Queen; The Nightingale; The Little Match Girl; The Elf-Hill; The Old House; The Butterfly; The Little Sea Maid; The Wild Swans; The Marsh King's Daughter; The Garden of Paradise; What the Moon Saw. Tipped-in colour plates at frontispiece and facing pages: 12, 38, 54, 62, 102, 118, 130, 140, 156, 172, 182, 212, 226, 260, and 284.

Title: Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Author Name: Andersen, Hans; illustrated by Harry Clarke

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: [1916]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21794

Keywords: Literature