1890 Scarce Victorian Edition - Andersen's GOLOSHES of FORTUNE and SNOW QUEEN.
Author: Hans Christian Andersen (H. W. Dulcken. translator).
Title: The GOLOSHES of FORTUNE and Other Stories. Translated by H. W. Dulcken. Illustrated with many pictures.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, no date (circa 1890's).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: 150 pages + catalogue.
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt decorated 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, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Nicely illustrated with a color frontispiece and many in-text illustrations.
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of Andersen's tales including The GOLOSHES of FORTUNE, The SNOW QUEEN, The Neighbouring Families, Five Out of One Shell, The Buckwheat, The Rose-Elf.
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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1890 Scarce Victorian Edition - Andersen's GOLOSHES of FORTUNE and SNOW QUEEN. Price List