1906 Rare Andersen Edition - DANISH FAIRY TALES and LEGENDS Illustrated by W. H. Robinson.
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Author: Hans Christian Andersen. (WILLIAM HEATH ROBINSON, illustrator).
Title: Danish Fairy Tales and Legends. With a Memoir of the Author and with Sixteen Illustrations by W. H. Robinson.
Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Sands & Co., 1906.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 332 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good half-calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges marbled.
Content: Very good content (bright. tight and clean, some light foxing and staining mainly on the outer edge/margin of a few pages - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 16 wonderful full-page illustrations by William Heath Robinson.
The book: Rare and attractive edition of Andersen's DANISH FAIRY TALES and LEGENDS including The Wild Swans, The Ugly Duckling, The Little Mermaid, The Dustman, The Emperor's New Clothes, Elfin-Mount, The Snow Queen, The Red Shoes, The Rose-Elf, The Little Match-Girl, and Many Others.
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: William Heath Robinson (31 May 1872 – 13 September 1944) was an English cartoonist, illustrator and artist, best known for drawings of whimsically elaborate machines to achieve simple objectives.
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