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Fairy Tales and Stories

Andersen, Hans Christian; Hackett, Francis (Preface); Toksvig, Signe (Editor)

Published by The Macmillan Company, Publishers, New York, 1939
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Stated at copyright: "New Edition, October, 1930; Reprinted November, 1939." Bright orange, full-cloth boards, black embossed cover art of the wild swans, cover and spine titles, fine. Pages very good; slight discoloration at few page, vintage name at frt. endp. Frontispiece color painting of Elisa by Eric Pape. Charming blue monotone, illustrated endpapers of the fishing frogs. Includes over seventy full and partial-page, enchanting illustrations by Eric Pape, along w/fascinating designs after the paper cuttings made by Hans Andersen, himself, for his young admirers - each w/their own unique HCA charm. Tales include: The Tinderbox; Little Claus and Big Claus; The Princess on the Pea; Little Ida's Flowers; Tommelisa; The Traveling Companion; The LIttle Mermaid; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Steadfast Tin Soldier; The Wild Swans; The Swineherd; The Nightingale; The Ugly Snow Queen; The Snow Queen; The Darning Needle; and, Booby Hans. Sharp, rare investment. 6" x 7 3/4" design. 215 pages. Insured post. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 018494

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Title: Fairy Tales and Stories

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Pape, Eric (Illustration); Andersen, Hans (Paper Cuttings - Illustration)

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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