Fairy Tales. Hans ANDERSEN.

Fairy Tales

Philadelphia: David McKay Company, No date [c. 1932]. Arthur RACKHAM. First Edition. Cloth. First edition, thus. 8vo; 287 [1]pp; gilt stamped red linen over board, title and illustrator to front cover with decoration, gilt stamped spine; peach and white pictorial endpapers; pencil gift inscription to front pastedown; color pictorial frontispiece and 11 full-page illustrations with tissue guard inserted; b&w illustrations throughout text; color pictorial dustjacket with multiple closed tears and loss; red paper covered presentation box with color illustrated onlay to top and title to side, chipping of corners, lacking paper, splits to two top corners; fine, dj fair,in good box. This edition held in only one WorldCat library. Fine / fair. Item #269

Published at the same time as the English trade edition by George G. Harrap & Co., both in red cloth, with same number of illustrations and pictorial end-papers as the limited edition, only the American edition features a box. Lattimore & Haskell 1932.

Price: $350.00

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