1910 Rare First Edition - Three Tales of Hans Andersen illustrated by Linley Sambourne.
Author: Hans Andersen. (Linley Sambourne, illustrator).
Title: Three Tales of Hans Andersen with twenty-two illustrations by Linley Sambourne. (The Dauntless Tin Soldier, Thumbelisa, The Little Mermaid).
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co, Limited, 1910. First edition illustrated by Linley Sambourne.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 7 ".
Pages: viii-79 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full cloth gilt decorated binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, light toning of endpaper with the name of a previous 1923 owner - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 22 beautiful black & white illustrations by Linley Sambourne.
The book: Rare and very attractive First edition illustrated by Linley Sambourne of those three tales by Andersen (The Dauntless Tin Soldier, Thumbelisa, The Little Mermaid).
The illustrator: Edward Linley Sambourne (4 January 1844 – 3 August 1910) was an English cartoonist and illustrator most famous for being a draughtsman for the satirical magazine Punch for more than forty years and rising to the position of "First Cartoonist" in his final decade. He was also a great-grandfather of Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, who was the husband of Princess Margaret.
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