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Hans Christian Andersen

Published by William Clowes and Sons, London

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About this Item: William Clowes and Sons, London. Orange Cloth. Condition: Good (BELOW AVERAGE). No Jacket. Illustrated With Drawings and Colour Frontispiece By Rene Bull (illustrator). Circa 1950's/60's. .please e-mail for further details. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾". Pencil Scribble. Hard Back. Seller Inventory # 008916

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Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by Henry Holt, New York (1981)

ISBN 10: 0805006591 ISBN 13: 9780805006599

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About this Item: Henry Holt, New York, 1981. hardcover. Condition: Fine copy in fine dust jacket. Illus. by Michael Hague (illustrator). Later prt. edition.. Small 4to, 162 pp., Signed by the illustrator on the title page. Seller Inventory # 078245

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Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (1981)

ISBN 10: 0805006591 ISBN 13: 9780805006599

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About this Item: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. Signed. Signed by Michael Hague on the title page. Fine copy in fine dust jacket in a mylar protector. Seller Inventory # mon0000096109

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Andersen, Hans Christian. Tomie dePaola, signed.

Published by New York: Harcourt Brace, (1998) dj (1998)

ISBN 10: 0151004366 ISBN 13: 9780151004362

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About this Item: New York: Harcourt Brace, (1998) dj, 1998. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. 23 celebrities and 23 noted illustrators come together in these retellings of Anderson's classic fairy tale, published to benefit the Star Bright Foundation with a note from Stephen Spielberg. Among the authors are Liam Nelson, Harrison Ford, Angela Lansbury, Madonna, Carrie Fisher, Jeff Goldblum, and more. Illustrators include Maurice Sendak, Quentin Blake, Mark Teague, Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, Chris van Allsburg, Tomie de Paola, Graeme Base and others.SIGNED and dated by Tomie dePaola at his painting. Notes on the contributors. Large format. 86 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Missing the cd. Seller Inventory # 61155

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Andersen, Hans Christian.

Published by London : George Routledge and Sons Limited (1894)

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About this Item: London : George Routledge and Sons Limited, 1894. Early edition. 8vo. pp512. Illustrated with black and white engravings and colour plates by A.W. Bayes. Pictorial scarlet boards decorated in red, black and green. Spine rebacked with red linen. Inscription. Otherwise very good. Seller Inventory # 10626

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Tudor, Tasha; Hans Christian Andersen; Charles Perrault; Et. Al

Published by Platt & Munk, New York (1969)

ISBN 10: 0822842009 ISBN 13: 9780822842002

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About this Item: Platt & Munk, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. First printing. Signed by Tudor on the titlepage. First edition, 1969. Quarto, hardcover, 64 pp., illustrated in color, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, no dust jacket. Seller Inventory # s00024671

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Sabuda, Robert; adaptation of tale by Hans Christian Andersen

Published by Little Simon / Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, New York, New York (2013)

ISBN 10: 1416960805 ISBN 13: 9781416960805

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About this Item: Little Simon / Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, New York, New York, 2013. Illustrated Hard Cover. Condition: As New. Robert Sabuda (illustrator). First Edition, 1st Printing. Fine. Five double-paged pop-ups illus. in color, plus small pop-up booklets throughtout that tell the story of the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale of the little mermaid. Robert Sabuda has signed a small specially printed bookplate titled "Have Fun Under the Sea!" which is affixed to the first page. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed by Author (Illustrator). Seller Inventory # 10981

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ANDERSEN Hans Christian

Published by Victor Gollancz, London (1975)

ISBN 10: 0575017767 ISBN 13: 9780575017764

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About this Item: Victor Gollancz, London, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1101pp including index. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine in very slightly faded unclipped dustwrapper which is lightly creased and bumped at extremities. Otherwise a very nice copy indeed of this excellent translation. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 061729

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Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean [editor]; Kredel, Fritz [illustrator]

Published by The Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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About this Item: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. First Edition, Limited Printing. 4tos., 180 pp. [Vol. 1], 399 pp. [Vol. 2]; VG; brown cloth-covered spine with gilt lettering; purple pictorial paper-covered boards; mild bumping to head and tail of spine as well as corners; dark purple top edge of text block; INSCRIBED from Jean Hersholt [illustrator] to Jack Kapp on Feb. 11, 1943, Vol. 2, front free endpaper; SIGNED by Jean Hersholt [illustrator] and Fritz Kredel [illustrator] on limitation page (following p. 399, no page-numeral); stated as copy No. 582 out of 1,500 on limitation page; both volumes protected by folio case; shelfwear to folio case, including chipping to edges and corners, with top of folio missing; shelved Children. Rockville. Seller Inventory # 7-48-1279403

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About this Item: Limited Editions Club,, New York:, 1942. Two vols. 8vo. xiv, [4], 180, [2]; [6], 399, [3] pp. Colour-tinted frontisp. vol. I, facsimile illustrations, historiated initials, numerous hand-coloured illustrations (some full page) in vol. II. Quarter burgundy-coloured cloth over illustrated boards, gilt lettering on spines, w/ open-backed slipcase (printed label on spine, minor scuffing, dustsoiling), still F/VG- set, signed & numbered on colophon of vol. II, w/ LEC card & brochure laid-in. First Limited Editions Club edition, No. 521 of 1500, signed by Hersholt & Kredel, of this charming collection Andersen Fairy Tales. Seller Inventory # 50451

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ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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About this Item: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Fritz Kredel (illustrator). Two octavo volumes (6" x 9-1/4") bound in rose buckram and boards decorated with designs by Fritz Kredel. Translated, edited and with an introduction by Jean Hersholt with a series of letters from Andersen to Horace Scudder hitherto unpublished. Illustrated with drawings by Fritz Kredel colored by hand by Charlize Brakeley. Copy #845 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator and by the translator on the colophon page. Gutters slightly darkened; owner blindstamp on the front free endpaper of each volume. Spines darkened. Still Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with no splits. Seller Inventory # 018418

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Hans Christian Andersen: The Maker of Fairy: Andersen, Hans Christian.

Andersen, Hans Christian. Translated & edited by Jean Hersholt.

Published by The Limited Editions Club, New York, (1942)

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About this Item: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Limited Edition. No. 391 of 1500 copies signed by Jean Hersholt & Fritz Kredel, 2 vols, 8vo (9½ x 6¼), pp. xiv, (4), 180, (1), (1) blank; (6), 399, (1) blank, (1) colophon, (1) blank, hand colored illustrations throughout after Fritz Kredel. Original gilt lettered brown buckram backed pictorial boards in original plain acetate dust jackets. Fine clean bright copies. One acetate jackets is partial with tears & separation. Lacks slipcase. Sheets clean, unmarked, complete. H7337. Signed by Illustrator(s). Seller Inventory # 8641

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Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (1998)

ISBN 10: 0151004366 ISBN 13: 9780151004362

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998. Oversize hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. With bookplate signed by 10 illustrators, including Don Wood, Fred Marciano, Steven Kellogg, William Joyce, Kinuko Y. Craft, and others. ; with Audio CD; 12.34 X 9.41 X 0.74 inches; 96 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures. Seller Inventory # 284575

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Andersen, Hans Christian, and Michael Hague

Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York (1981)

ISBN 10: 0030595282 ISBN 13: 9780030595288

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About this Item: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. SIGNED by Michael Hague on title page, with a drawing of a teddy bear wearing a Santa Claus hat. Book is As New, crisp and clean. Jacket has light rubbing at edges. Not price-clipped. 4to. 162 pp. In protective Mylar. Seller Inventory # 15105

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Hersholt, Jean (Editor/Translator)/Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by The Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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About this Item: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Fritz Kredel (illustrator). Original decorative paper covered boards w/ gilt title on brown cloth spines. Bindings very bright and clean. #288 of 1,500 copies. SIGNED BY JEAN HERSHOLT AND FRITZ KREDEL IN VOLUME TWO. Includes original salmon slipcase, which is lightly soiled w/ faint dampstains on one side. Vol. 1 illust. w/ a frontispiece of H. C. Andersen, and b/w drawings; Vol. 2 illust. w/ hand-colored illustrations. Contents very nice. Signed by Editor and Illustrator. Limited Edition. Seller Inventory # 14173CH

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Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by Oxford University Press, New York / London (1945)

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About this Item: Oxford University Press, New York / London, 1945. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Color Plates And B/W Illustrations By Tasha Tudor (illustrator). 1st Edition. 273 Pp. Blue Cloth With Silver Lettering And Decorations. Light Wear, No Fraying Or Staining, No Names Or Marks Except For Signature "T. Tudor" On Title Page, Some Fading To Spine And Edges As Usual. Signed by Illustrator(s). Seller Inventory # 028958

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Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by The Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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About this Item: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 2 volumes. Quarter brown gilt lettered cloth over patterned paper boards and original glassine dust jackets. Bookplate of Robert Murray Bell to each volume. Glassine jackets with light wear to the edges, very light wear to the slipcase at corners. This edition edited by Jean Hersholt, with color illustrations by Fritz Kredel, signed by both in an edition limited to 1500 copies of which this is number 63. A nice clean set. Signed. Seller Inventory # 27022

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ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN

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About this Item: HAGUE, MICHAEL (illustrator). (HAGUE,MICHAEL)illus. MICHAEL HAGUE'S FAVORITE HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY TALES. NY: Holt Rinehart (1981). 4to, cloth, pictorial paste-on, publishing flaw on several pages (corner crease and small indentation marks), VG in slip case. 1st edition. LIMITED TO 350 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY HAGUE WITH A LARGE AND DETAILED ORIGINAL DRAWING ON FLYLEAF. Beautiful color plates to accompany 9 fairy tales. Seller Inventory # 39052

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ANDERSEN, Hans Christian.

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About this Item: 0. KREDEL, Fritz. (illustrator). ANDERSEN, Hans Christian. The Maker of Fairy Tales. This volume edited by Jean Hersholt and illustrated with drawings by Frtiz Kredel. (&) Fairy Tales.translated from the Danish by Jean Hersholt with hand-colored illustrations by Fritz Kredel. 2 vols. 8vo. Orig. cloth-backed decorated boards, in publisher's slipcase. N.Y.: The Limited Editions Club, 1942. Limited to 1500 copies signed by Hersholt and Kredel. Fine. Seller Inventory # 27933

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Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by Holt Rinehart Winston, New York (1981)

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About this Item: Holt Rinehart Winston, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Hague, Michael (illustrator). First Edition. Hardcover. Slipcase in excellent condition. Boards and book in excellent condition, Edges and corners sharp, hinges strong. Pub. 1981. SIGNED/LIMITED edition of 350 copies of which this is #291. SIGNED by Hague. ORIGINAL PEN DRAWING to 6th page which is initialed by Hague. Color illustrations. Signed by Illustrator(s). Seller Inventory # 020359

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FAIRY TALES: ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN

ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN

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About this Item: KREDEL, FRITZ (illustrator). ANDERSEN,HANS CHRISTIAN. FAIRY TALES. NY: Limited Editions Club 1942. 2 volumes, tall 8vo, cloth backed pictorial boards, 180, 399p., as new in original glassene wrappers in publisher's slipcase showing sl. wear at seams but clean and VG+. Volume 1 contains previously unpublished letters from Andersen to his American editor Horace Scudder and 13 fairy tales. Volume 2 contains 30 fairy tales. Both volumes illustrated by FRITZ KREDEL with beautiful HAND-COLORED woodcuts to accompany the stories. Translated by Jean Hersholt and LIMITED TO 1500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY FRITZ KREDEL AND JEAN HERSHOLT. A particvularly clean set. Seller Inventory # 29819

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MICHAEL HAGUE'S FAVORITE HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY: ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN

ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN

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About this Item: HAGUE, MICHAEL (illustrator). (HAGUE,MICHAEL)illus. MICHAEL HAGUE'S FAVORITE HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY TALES. NY: Holt Rinehart (1981). 4to, cloth, pictorial paste-on, Fine in slip case. 1st edition. LIMITED TO 350 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY HAGUE WITH A LARGE AND DETAILED ORIGINAL DRAWING ON FLYLEAF. Beautiful color plates to accompany 9 fairy tales. Seller Inventory # 9320

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Andersen, Hans [Christian]. Nielsen, Kay (illus).

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About this Item: London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1924]. 4to, 197pp. With a tipped-in frontispiece and 11 color-plates with captioned tissues, and monochrome drawings throughout the text, many full-page. Original blue cloth, upper cover and backstrip richly gilt, very good. First trade edition after the signed limited edition, issued in blue, red, or green cloth. Danish artist Kay Nielsen (1886-1957) was the son of the director of the Royal Danish Theater and after art school he was quickly recruited as a book illustrator; his Fairy Tales was delayed for a year so as not to compete with another version illustrated by Robinson. That edition is now less well known whereas this version is one of the best known illustrated books of the century. He turned to stage design for the Danish State Theater and only illustrated three more books before moving to Hollywood where he designed sets for movies and acted in small walk-on parts. He died in California in 1957. Seller Inventory # 109949

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Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen: Andersen, Hans Christian

Andersen, Hans Christian

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About this Item: Cobden Sanderson, 1935. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Special Edition. The First UK printing of this illustrated edition published by Cobden Sanderson in 1935. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. One of only 200 copies, signed by Rex Whistler on the half-title. The endpapers repeat the cover design in crimson. Full white buckram, elaborately decorated in gilt on covers and spine by Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co. The gilt is a little faded to the spine. A little pushing at the spine ends. The text block edges are all gilt. Very light toning to the upper edges of the covers. Internally very fresh with a just a few light spots in places. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Protected in a loose Mylar archival covering. Illustrated by Rex Whistler with 10 full page black and white illustrations and numerous others throughout. A sharp copy of an increasingly scarce title. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact. Signed by Illustrator(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-1511782125157

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Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen Illustrated by: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Published by London Hodder and Stoughton (1924)

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About this Item: London Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. Edition de Luxe, with Twelve Mounted Color Plates [NIELSEN, Kay, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1924]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 numbered copies, this copy bound without signed limitation page. Large quarto (12 x 9 3/4 inches; 305 x 250 mm). [3]-197, [3, blank] pp. Twelve mounted color plates, with descriptive tissue guards. Numerous black and white text illustrations (seventeen full-page) and decorative borders and initials. In later binding. Full vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Newer endpapers and silk page marker. Occasional light spotting to descriptive tissue guards only. Some toning to mounting pages, but illustrations are clean and bright. A beautiful copy. Nielsen had completed these drawings in 1912. Hodder and Stoughton, however, published another edition of Hans Andersen in 1913, illustrated by Heath Robinson, which probably explains the late appearance of the Nielsen edition. HBS 67906. $1,750. Seller Inventory # 67906

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales 1/100 Signed Heath: Andersen, Hans Christian,

Andersen, Hans Christian, 1805-75

Published by Constable (1913)

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About this Item: Constable, 1913. Hardback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. No. 23/100 signed by W Heath Robinson, Constable 1913. Near Fine in the original gilt tooled vellum with a little age soiling and very light wear. Contemporary gift inscription to half title else internally Fine. Solid bindings , free of any spotting. Scarce in this condition, complete and all original. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 106506

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Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen: RACKHAM, Arthur; ANDERSEN,

RACKHAM, Arthur; ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Published by London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1932 (1932)

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About this Item: London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1932, 1932. Signed Limited Edition of Rackham's Andersen Illustrations[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1932].Deluxe edition. Limited to 525 numbered copies signed by the artist (of which this is number 496). Quarto (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches; 263 x 200 mm.). 287, [1] pp. Twelve color plates, with descriptive tissue guards, and fifty-nine drawings in black and white. Title printed in reddish brown and black.Original vellum over boards with front cover ruled and lettered in gilt and spine ruled, lettered, and pictorially stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Peach and white pictorial endpapers. Some very slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, vellum very slightly toned, small 'scratch' to vellum surface of front board, otherwise an excellent copy."While in Copenhagen on a recent visit I had the good fortune to meet a lady who in her childhood --- her very early childhood it must have been --- had listened, unsuspected by the author, to Andersen himself reading for the first time some of his own newly written stories. While he read she sat on the floor under the table, silent as a mouse, hidden from Andersen's view by the tablecloth --- a little scene illustrating his well-known reluctance to be treated chiefly as a writer for children, but also providing a subject in which, had he known it, he would have found just such another incident as he had so often turned to account for one more of his immortal children's stories." (Introduction by Arthur Rackham)."The Observer invited Hugh Walpole to choose the best picture-book of 1932. 'I give the prize without hesitation to Rackham's Hans Andersen,' Walpole replied. 'He has risen nobly to his subject. He has acquired a new tenderness and grace. His fantasy is stronger than ever.'.(Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work. pp. 133, 134).The fairy tales in this volume include: "The Ugly Duckling", "The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep", "The Swineherd", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "Old Luköje", "The Tinder-Box", "Thumbelina", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Little Match Girl", "The Little Mermaid", The Emperor's New Clothes" and others.Latimore and Haskell, p. 68. Riall, p. 177. Seller Inventory # 03887

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Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen: RACKHAM, Arthur; ANDERSEN,

RACKHAM, Arthur; ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Published by London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1932 (1932)

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About this Item: London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1932, 1932. Signed Limited Edition of Rackham's Andersen Illustrations[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1932].Deluxe edition. Limited to 525 numbered copies signed by the artist (of which this is number 131). Quarto (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches; 263 x 200 mm.). 287, [1] pp. Twelve color plates, with descriptive tissue guards, and fifty-nine drawings in black and white. Title printed in reddish brown and black.Original vellum over boards with front cover ruled and lettered in gilt and spine ruled, lettered, and pictorially stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Peach and white pictorial endpapers. Some very slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, vellum very slightly toned otherwise a near fine copy. In the original drab olive cardboard slipcase with printed paper label on top panel (with matching limitation number)."While in Copenhagen on a recent visit I had the good fortune to meet a lady who in her childhood --- her very early childhood it must have been --- had listened, unsuspected by the author, to Andersen himself reading for the first time some of his own newly written stories. While he read she sat on the floor under the table, silent as a mouse, hidden from Andersen's view by the tablecloth --- a little scene illustrating his well-known reluctance to be treated chiefly as a writer for children, but also providing a subject in which, had he known it, he would have found just such another incident as he had so often turned to account for one more of his immortal children's stories." (Introduction by Arthur Rackham)."The Observer invited Hugh Walpole to choose the best picture-book of 1932. 'I give the prize without hesitation to Rackham's Hans Andersen,' Walpole replied. 'He has risen nobly to his subject. He has acquired a new tenderness and grace. His fantasy is stronger than ever.'.(Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work. pp. 133, 134).The fairy tales in this volume include: "The Ugly Duckling", "The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep", "The Swineherd", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "Old Luköje", "The Tinder-Box", "Thumbelina", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Little Match Girl", "The Little Mermaid", The Emperor's New Clothes" and others.Latimore and Haskell, p. 68. Riall, p. 177. Seller Inventory # 03763

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Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen: Nielsen, Kay; ANDERSEN,

Nielsen, Kay; ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Published by London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924 (1924)

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About this Item: London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924, 1924. Edition Deluxe1/500 Copies Signed by Kay NielsenNielsen, Kay, illustrator. Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1924]. Limited to 500 copies numbered and signed by the artist, this being copy no. 209. Large quarto (12 3/16 x 9 7/8 inches; 310 x 250 mm.). [x], 11-197, [3, blank] pp. Text with decorative borders and initials. Twelve mounted color plates with captioned tissue guards and numerous black and white text illustrations including seventeen full-page.Publisher's vellum, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Some very minor soiling to spine and covers otherwise a near fine copy. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase.Danish illustrator and designer Kay Nielsen (1886-1957) "was drawn early on to fairy tales and illustrated many volumes for Hodder & Stoughton: In Powder and Crinoline (1913), East of the Sun, West of the Moon (1914), Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (drawings completed in 1912, but first published in 1924), Hansel and Gretel (1925), and Red Magic (Jonathan Cape, 1930), a collections of fairy tales from around the world. Nielsen's designs unite strong linearity with delicate colouring? Characterized by a sense of two-dimensional flatness, Nielsen's objects and people are highly stylized: foxglove blossoms hang in measured asymmetry; princes and princesses stand on improbably long legs; and their garments billow in gravity-defying parabolas. The power of his illustrations lies in his uncanny ability to retrieve a story's emotional effect on its reader and to recreate it visually in two dimensions" (The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales). Seller Inventory # 04044

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales. Limited edition of: Robinson, Heath William;

Robinson, Heath William; Andersen, Hans Christian

Published by Constable and Co., London (1913)

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About this Item: Constable and Co., London, 1913. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Limited Edition. Impressive collector's copy, suitable as a significant gift. Signed by W.H.Robinson under the l imitation. Exceedingly rare, one of 100 copies only, the smallest and rarest edition of all of the Golden Age Limited Signed Editions of the early 20th Century. Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, illustrated by W.H. Robinson. Constable and Co., London, circa 1913. Finely bound in recent vellum, TEG, deckled. Tight solid bright copy. Profusely illustrated with 96 line drawings, many of these full page, and 16 full color lithograph plates under captioned tissues. Magnificent illustrations. Slight age yellowing to vellum, minimal very occasional very slight spotting, a very clean and bright copy without any detracting marks, without any previous owners' signatures or gift inscriptions, all of the lithographs in perfect condition, a beautiful book. Highly recommended title. Enquiries welcomed. Substantial heavy quarto. Signed by Illustrator(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-1509026148150

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