Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen
Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen
Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen

WHISTLER, Rex (illustrator). Hans ANDERSEN (author). Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen.

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WHISTLER, Rex (illustrator). Hans ANDERSEN (author). Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen. London; Published by Cobden-Sandersen Ltd. 1935.

8vo. Original red cloth elaborately, and highly decoratively, stamped in cream with a rococo design across both covers and spine, lettered in gilt to spine and upper board, green rococo endpapers, pink stained edges, preserved in original decorative dustwrapper; pp. vii + 470; illustrated profusely throughout with glorious black-and-white illustrations after engravings by Whistler; an uncommonly bright and attractive copy in near fine condition with only the mildest suggestion of fading to spine and sun-lightening to stained top edge of book block, internally fine and crisp, without inscription, protected by a remarkably good example of the scarce, lightly rubbed dustwrapper with the usual fading and toning to spine, nicking to spine ends, some fox spots to the reverse, and a diamond-shaped price excision to front flap; increasingly scarce in the jacket in this condition.
First edition illustrated by Rex Whistler. Justifiably one of his most popular titles.

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