1870's Scarce Victorian Edition - Hans Christian Andersen - What the Moon Saw and Other Tales
Author : Hans Christian Andersen (H. W. Dilcken. translator)
Title : What the Moon Saw and Other Tales. With One Hundred and Twenty Illustrations by A. W. Bayes, Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel.
Publisher : London, George Routledge, no date (circa 1870's).
Language : Text in English
Size : 7.5 " X 5.5 "
Pages : 503 pages
Binding : Very good and very attractive original illustrated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated with engravings and 6 chromolithograph coloured plates all designed by Bayes.
The book : Scarce and attractive edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales.
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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