1890 Rare Victorian Book - Hans Christian Andersen's FAIRY TALES with 100 illustrations.
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Title: Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen. With One Hundred Full-page and other Engravings.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8.5 " X 6 ".
Pages : xxxii-525-(2) pages
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full cloth 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 light foxing on preliminary pages - as shown. endpaper pages slightly worn, small chip on last blank free endpaper outer margin page repaired by a previous owner - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely and beautifully illustrated with in-text illustrations and further full page engraved illustrations.
The book: Scarce and attractive 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.
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