1890 Rare Book - Stories by Hans Andersen - FAIRY TALES illustrated by Evelyn Stuart Hardy.
Author: Hans Christian Andersen. (Evelyn Stuart Hardy, illustrator).
Title: Stories from Hans Andersen, translated from the Danish by W. Angeldorff. Illustrated by E. S. Hardy.
Publisher: London, Ernest Nister, and NY, E. P. Dutton, no date (circa 1890). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9 " X 7 ".
Pages: 288 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good original illustrated cloth binding in the red variant (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright. tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the six superb colour chromolithographs and other black and white illustrations by Evelyn Stuart Hardy.
The book: Rare and beautifully illustrated 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.
The Illustrator: Evelyn Stuart Hardy (1865-1935) was a British illustrator and author. She was born in Clifton, Bristol, to an artistic family, both her father David Hardy and his wife Emily, being artists. Her elder brothers David (better known as Paul Hardy, 1862-1942) and Norman Heywood Hardy (1863-1914) also became artists. She was born Beatrice Evelyn Elizabeth Hardy in 1865 and died in 1935. She was never married.
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