Andersen's Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Hans Christian ANDERSEN, Arthur RACKHAM.
Andersen's Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Andersen's Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

London, George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1932. [Fairy tales] FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. Large octavo (25 x 19cm), pp.288. With twelve full-page coloured plates with tissue guards and many full page and in-text black and white illustrations. Publisher's russet cloth blocked in gilt, illustrated dust-wrapper in original card gift box. This is the American issue of the English sheets, with Harrap imprint on jacket and McKay imprint to cloth spine. A few minor marks to book and jacket, jacket also with some chips and acceptable tears; box is near fine. Overall a lightly used copy which shows extremely well. A timeless collection of fairy stories wonderfully illustrated by Rackham, including The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, The Tinder-Box, Thumbelina, The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Little Mermaid, and many more. Item #52793

Price: £985.00

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