By Theokritos
Kjobenhavn   C. A. Reitzels Forlag
8" by 6" [9], 10-33, [1]pp
An uncommon, Danish edition of Theokritos' poetry. Signed by the prolific Danish author of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen. Dedicated in his hand, to a close friend.
By Theokritos

1872 Fem Digte af Theokritos

Kjobenhavn   C. A. Reitzels Forlag
8" by 6" [9], 10-33, [1]pp
An uncommon, Danish edition of Theokritos' poetry. Signed by the prolific Danish author of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen. Dedicated in his hand, to a close friend.
£2,100.00
: 0.5kgs / : 713L16

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Description

Fine Binding, Illustrated, With Slipcase

Signed by Hans Christian Andersen, inscribed to the son of his best friend Moritz Melchior. Moritz was a Jewish banker and businessman. This poetry collection is dedicated to Emil Melchior on the title page. 

Held in a custom chemise and slipcase. 

In Danish. 

A pamphlet of five poems from the creator of Ancient Greek pastoral poetry. 

In the original paper wraps. 

Illustrated, with several in-text illustrations by the Danish painter, illustrator, graphic artist and etcher.

Condition

In the original paper wraps. Held in a chemise and slipcase. Front wrap is detached but present, due to the delicate nature of this work. A few light marks to the wraps. Internally, binding is loosening in places. Pages are generally bright and clean. Slipcase and chemise are in a fine condition.

Fine

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