1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.
1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.

1890 Scarce Victorian Book - Andersen's FAIRY TALES. Stories for the Household. Illustrated.

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Author: Hans Christian Andersen. H.W. Dulcken, translator. A.W. Bayes, illustrator. Dalziel Brothers, engravers.
Title: Stories for the Household by Hans Christian Andersen. With two hundred and ninety illustrations.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited. 1890. First Edition thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 6".
Pages: vi-948 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine, original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt. A rare find in such a beautiful condition.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 290 wonderful illustrations by A.W. Bayes engraved by the Dalziel Brothers.

Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies for sale worldwide. USD 350 - USD 500).

The book: Stories for the Household by Hans Christian Andersen, from 1890, is a scarce and beautifully crafted Victorian book, renowned for its extensive collection of Andersen's fairy tales. This edition is particularly noteworthy for its 290 illustrations by A.W. Bayes, masterfully engraved by the Dalziel Brothers, which bring Andersen's enchanting stories to life. The book's attractive full-cloth binding, all edges gilt, and excellent overall condition make it a rare and valuable find for collectors and enthusiasts of classic fairy tales, Andersen's works, and Victorian illustrated books.

The author: Hans Christian Andersen is a celebrated Danish author known globally for his fairy tales, many of which have become cultural staples. His stories, characterized by their blend of whimsy, poignancy, and moral lessons, have captivated both children and adults for generations.

The illustrator: A.W. Bayes was a talented illustrator whose work added a visual depth to Andersen's tales. The Dalziel Brothers, renowned engravers of the Victorian era, enhanced Bayes' illustrations with their exceptional engraving skills, resulting in a book that is not only a literary treasure but also a work of art.


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