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ANDERSEN
FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
1916. 1. (CLARKE,HARRY)illus. FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN. London: George Harrap, no date, [1916]. Tall thick 4to (8 1/4 x 11 1/2"), FULL VELLUM WITH GILT COVER, top edge gilt, slight spotting on bottom edge and endpaper, near Fine. LIMITED TO ONLY 125 NUMBERED COPIES FOR ENGLAND AND AMERICA, SIGNED BY CLARKE AND HIS FIRST ILLUSTRATED BOOK! It is lavishly illustrated with 16 incredible color plates mounted on heavy stock (with lettered tissue guards), 24 full page black and white plates plus many decorative tailpieces. The illustrations are magnificent with detail unique to Clarke. This is a beautiful copy of an exceptionally rare book.
Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.
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