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It's Perfectly True And Other Stories

Andersen, Hans Christian & Richard Bennett & Paul Leyssac

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ISBN 10: 0152393439 / ISBN 13: 9780152393434
Published by Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1938
Used Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
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Translated from the Danish by Paul Leyssac. Illustrated by Richard Bennett. NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1938). Large 8vo. 305 pages. First Edition ("I" on copyright page), signed by translator and illustrator. Pictorial green cloth stamped in black. Two breaks and partial wear to front cover board along fore-edge, narrow light vertical stain to spine panel. Interior in very good condition, no owner's name. 29 full-page and 13 vignette woodblock illustrations in b&w, endpapers illustrated in reddish-orange. Both signatures appear on the half title, Paul Leyssac has dated his "April 9, 1938". The Foreword by Hugh Walpole extols the credentials of translator Paul Leyssac and concludes that "for me this translation of the stories is the best, the most living, the most human, that has yet appeared in English."; 29 full page and 13 vignettes; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages; Signed by Illustrator. Bookseller Inventory # 3126

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Title: It's Perfectly True And Other Stories

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Richard Bennett

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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It's Perfectly True. Hans Christian Andersen. Translated by Paul Leyssac. Harcout Brace and Company hadcover.

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