George H. Doran, 1924, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First, Illustrated By: Kay Nielsen
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN. Fairy Tales, New York: George H. Doran, 1924. Quarto, first edition, pp. x, 11-280, black illustrated cloth boards, 12 color illustrations tipped in, monochrome plates, all by Kay Nielsen. Large-format presentation of 16 of Andersen's many tales. Condition of this book: Covers rubbed at extremities, rear panel blemished and scratched, front has minor stains and has lost some silvering, spine also has lost some silver, rear hinge cracked. Overall good to very good. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Illustrator: Kay Nielsen. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Children; 1920s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54642.