Stories from Hans Andersen.London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911 Stock Code: 111588
First English trade edition. The first edition containing Dulac's illustrations for Hans Christian Andersen was originally published in 1911. Although the page-size of this later edition is smaller, the illustrations are reproduced at their original sizes. The collection comprises six stories: "The Snow Queen", "The Swineherd", "The Nightingale", "The Real Princess", "The Emperor's New Clothes", and "The Mermaid".
Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, pictorial title block to front board gilt, single rule to boards gilt, dark green endpapers, inner dentelles gilt, gilt edges.
With 28 tipped in colour plates.
The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding.
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