1894 The Yellow Fairy Books
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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
With a leaf of advertisements to the rear. The first edition, first impression with no further editions stated. With a frontispiece twenty one monochrome plates and numerous vignette illustrations. Collated complete. Bookplate of one George Stacey Albright to front pastedown. This yellow volume contains stories mostly hailing from the pen of Hans Christian Andersen. Containing 'Thumbelina', 'How to tell a True Princess', 'The Story of Big Klaus and Little Klaus', 'Story of the Emperor's New Clothes', 'The Seven-Headed Serpent', 'The Six Swans', 'The Dragon of the North', and more. Andrew Lang is best known for these collections of fairy tales, and was an avid collector of folk and fairy tales. He was a Scottish poet, novelist, and literary critic. Illustrated by Henry Justice Ford, a noted English illustrator who is best known for his beautiful illustrations for Lang's works.
In the original decorative blind stamped yellow cloth. Externally smart with bumping to the extremities and the head and tail of the spine, resulting in some slight loss to the cloth. Marks to the boards, as is common with yellow cloth. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally generally firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with the odd spot and handling mark. Contemporary ink inscription to half title.
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