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Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 39-41 Parker Street, Kingsway, London 1932 - First British edition. Stated "First published 1932 by George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. Brick-red full cloth boards, gilt stamped cover and spine titles, moderate shelf wear, sunning. Enchanting gilt illustrations of elf and troll at cover and swan at spine. Pages very good, clean. Brief antiquarian inscription at endpaper. Illustrated endpapers. Bright gilded top edge. Includes Note By the Illustrator, Arthur Rackham, at front. Twelve, beautiful color plates by Arthur Rackham w/captioned tissues intact. Over fifty charming, black and white illustrations throughout. Bind fine; hinges intact. Near very good first edition. Fabulous tales, with many rarities, includes: Little Ida's Flowers; The Goblin and the Provision-Dealer; The Ugly Duckling; The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep; The Snow Queen; The Swineherd; The Beetle; Soup from a Sausage-Peg; The Elfin Hill; The Steadfast Tin Soldier; Ole Lukoje; Little Claus and Big Claus; The Tinder-Box; Thumbelina; Elder-Tree Mother; The Princess and the Pea; What the Old Man Does is Always Right; The Little Match Girl; Everything In the Right Place; The Little Mermaid; The Traveling Companion; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Snow Man; and, The Goloshes of Fortune. Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark, Limited, Edinburgh. George G. Harrap Ltd. at title page; David McKay at spine. 288 pages. Insured post. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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