Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales First Edition 1920. First Edition Thus no date; circa 1920. Dust jacket depicts the same scene as the cover-- In the photos, DJ is shown first, cover shown second.
Dust jacket has some wear at top of the spine-- see photos. Dark green, fine coated cloth boards, color plate inset to entire front board, embossed gilt spine titles.
Frontispiece plate of swan and babe appearing from bud in petals. Pages are clean white and unmarked-- in very good condition. Illustrated w/eight beautiful color plates by W. Tales include: The Mermaid; Hans Clodhopper; The Flying Trunk; The Rose Elf; The Wild Swans; The Elf-Hill; The Real Princess; The Red Shoes; Thumbelisa; The Goblin and the Huckster; The Bottle Neck; The Steadfast Tin Soldier; The Angel; The Snail and the Rose-bush; The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf; The Nightingale; The Storks; Th Little Match Girl; Great Claus and Little Claus; The Garden of Paradise; The Snow Queen; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Naughty Boy; Holger the Dane; The Tinder Box; The Marsh King's Daughter; The Goloshes of Fortune; The Bell; Ole Lukoie, the Dustman; The Swineherd; The Traveling Companions; and, The Ugly Duckling.A Golden Book for children. Scarce example of this attractive edition with charming illustrative aspect. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "cl8076" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.