Stories from Hans Andersen.London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911 Stock Code: 126094
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, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial title block to front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, blue and gold snowflake patterned endpapers, gilt edges.
With 28 tipped in colour plates.
Some mild spotting to a couple of leaves overall an excellent copy in a fine binding.
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