1895 Rare Victorian Book - Hans Christian Andersen's FAIRY TALES and Stories illustrated
Author : Hans Andersen with illustrations by Bertall.
Title : Fairy Tales and Stories.
Publisher : London, John Heywood, no date (circa 1895).
Language : Text in English
Size : 7.5 " X 5 "
Pages : ix-233 pages
Binding : Very good and attractive original illustrated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Good content (tight, some light foxing and staining throughout - as shown, prize bookplate of County of Borough of Salford School Board dated 1902 on first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations : Illustrated with intext illustrations by Bertall.
The book : Rare and attractive edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales illustrated by Bertall - Charles Albert d'Arnoux (Charles Constant Albert Nicolas, Vicomte d'Arnoux, Count of Limoges-Saint-Saëns), known as Bertall (or Bertal, an anagram of Albert) or Tortu-Goth (December 18, 1820, Paris - March 24, 1882, Soyons) was a French illustrator, engraver, caricaturist, and early photographer.
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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