First American Edition. This book reproduces in facsimile with added scholarly notes and essays a scrapbook made as a birthday present for 3-year old Christine Stampe by her grandfather, Adolph Drewsen 1803-1885 , and his friend, the author Hans Christian Andersen 1805-1875 . Andersen's contributions to the scrapbook included numerous rhymes and other inscriptions and five elaborate papercuts. His verses are provided in Danish and in English. The work reproduces in color numerous examples of 19th-century illustrations and other printed matter that were cut and assembled into the scrapbook. The dust jacket of this copy is price-clipped and shows minor wear and soiling. It has small tears at the edges including a half-inch tear with loss at the head of the spine. The jacket spine is faded. Inside there is an inscription penned on the front free endpaper and the embossed mark of a previous owner on the half-title page. Otherwise, this copy shows very minor wear and soiling. Unpaginated. cloth, paper dust jacket. 4to.
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Book Description Henry Holt & Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030057299
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