c1910 Danish Fairy Tales and Legends
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
'Verbatim reprint of the fourteen tales of the 1846 edition and of the remaining thirty-one of the second edition of 1852' (from Note).
Originally published in Danish. English translation originally published as 'Danish fairy legends and tales'.
With a memoir of the author and sixteen illustrations by W. H. Robinson, including coloured frontispiece. Collated, complete.
Featuring famous fairy tales such as 'The Ugly Duckling,' 'The Little Mermaid,' 'The Emperor's New Clothes,' and many others.
Written by Hans Christian Andersen, famous Danish author best remembered for his fairy tales, which have been translated in over 125 languages. Culturally, they are embedded in the West's collective consciousness presenting lessons of virtue and resilience which are appreciated by adults as well as children.
In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally smart with minor shelf wear, bumped to head and tail of spine, with some fading to spine, lightly marked to boards. Previous owner's gift inscription to half title in blue crayon. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean.
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