1883 First Edition illustrated by Marion M. Wingrave - QUACKS The Ugly Duckling From Andersen's Fairy Tales.
Author: Hans Christian Andersen. (Told in verse and illustrated Marion M. Wingrave).
Title: QUACKS The Story of the UGLY DUCKLING After Hans Christian Andersen Told in Verse and Illustrated with Pictures by Marion M. Wingrave.
Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Co., no date (1883). First Edition illustrated by Marion M. Wingrave.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5 " X 8 ".
Pages: Unpaginated. (52 pages printed on one side only).
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated hardcover binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some foxing and staining - as shown, name of a previous 1883 owner on the first blank page - as shown).
Illustrations: Beautifully illustrated with color illustrations by John Rea Neill.
The book: Rare and attractive Victorian First edition of Andersen's tale, The Ugly Duckling color illustrated by Marion M. Wingrave.
The illustrator: Victorian author and illustrator. Very little information is available on her...
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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1883 First Edition illustrated by Marion M. Wingrave - QUACKS The Ugly Duckling From Andersen's Fairy Tales. Price List