The Old Church Bell And Other Stories

ANDERSEN, H.C. (author). H.W. DULCKEN (translator). The Old Church Bell And Other Stories.

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ANDERSEN, H.C. (author). H.W. DULCKEN (translator). The Old Church Bell And Other Stories. London: George Routledge & Sons. [1876].

Crown 8vo. Original dark green cloth panelled in blind to both boards, lettered and decorated in gilt to spine, with gilt-lettered panel to upper cover; pp. [iv], [1]-156 + [4], publisher's list; with frontispiece in woodblock colours and wood-engraved illustrations throughout; a bright copy with small rubbing to joints, internally crisp with some pink staining to front endpapers along top edge, browning to reverse of frontispiece and some sporadic foxing and marking to margins.
First edition thus, issued in the Andersen Library, whereby each book is complete unto itself. A collection of four of Andersen's fairy stories: The Old Church Bell; A Story from the Sand-Dunes; The Last Dream of the Old Oak Tree and In Sweden.

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