First edition of a selection of classic stories by Hans Christian Andersen which includes the Snow Queen and the Tinder Box, all beautifully illustrated by Nielsen.
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Quarto, pp. 197. Finely bound in recent full green morocco, gilt titles, decoration, and raised bands to spine, gilt decorative border to boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, original cloth cover and spine bound in at the back. Illustrated with 12 tipped-in colour-plates, and monochrome drawings within text by Kay Nielsen. Occasional very light spotting, otherwise in very good condition.