1920 Rare Book - Hans Christian Andersen's FAIRY TALES Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Author: Mabel Lucie Attwell (Illustrator). Hans Christian Andersen.
Title: Hans Christian Andersen's FAIRY TALES Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Publisher: London, Paris, New York, Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. no date, (circa 1920).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: 288 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good illustrated full red 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 and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece and the 5 beautiful full-page illustrations by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 185)
The book: Rare and attractive edition of Hans Christian Andersen's FAIRY TALES, beautifully illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
The illustrator: Mabel Lucie Attwell (4 June 1879 – 5 November 1964) was a British illustrator and comics artist. She was known for her cute, nostalgic drawings of children, based on her daughter, Peggy. Her drawings are featured on many postcards, advertisements, posters, books, and figurines.
The author: Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), in Denmark, was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his fairy tales.
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