1867 Rare Book - Hans Christian Andersen - FAIRY TALES and Stories illustrated.
Author: Hans Christian Andersen (H. W. Dulcken. translator - Alfred Walter Bayes, illustrator).
Title: FAIRY TALES and Stories with one hundred illustrations by A. W. Bayes.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, no date (circa 1867).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 6 ".
Pages: viii-444 pages.
Binding: Attractive, uncommon and very good original gilt decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright. tight and clean, foxing mainly on title and preliminary pages - as shown, 1867 gift note of a previous owner on first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Nicely illustrated with 100 beautiful illustrations by Alfred Walter Bayes.
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of Andersen's Fairy tales and Stories illustrated by Bayes.
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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