1863 Scarce Victorian Book - The Ice-Maiden by Hans Christian Andersen illustrated by Zwecker
Author : Hans Christian Andersen Translated from the Danish by Mrs. Bushby.
Title : THE ICE MAIDEN. ( Also contains three other stories: 'The Butterfly', 'Psyche' and 'The snail and the Rosebush'. )
Publisher : London, Richard Bentley,1863. First Thus.
Language : Text in English
Size : 8 " X 6.5 "
Pages : 173 pages
Binding : Very good original illustrated cloth binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining throughout - as shown).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated byJohann Baptist Zwecker. Including 2 colored illustrations at the end of the volume.
Estimation : (USD 150 - USD 250)
The book : Rare in any condition edition of Johann Baptist Zwecker illustrations for the Ice-Maiden. The Ice-Maiden" ("Iisjomfruen", or "Isjomfruen" in contemporary Danish) is an 1861 fairy tale by the Danish writer, Hans Christian Andersen. The first English translation was published in 1863.
The Author : Hans Christian Andersen often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children: his stories express themes that transcend age and nationality.
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1863 Scarce Victorian Book - The Ice-Maiden by Hans Christian Andersen illustrated by Zwecker Price List