1920 Rare Edition - Hans Christian Andersen FAIRY TALES illustrated by CECILE WALTON.
Author: HANS ANDERSEN translated by H. Oskar Sommer, illustrated by CECILE WALTON.
Title: HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES translated by H. Oskar Sommer illustrated by CECILE WALTON.
Publisher : London, published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd., no date (circa 1920).
Language : Text in English.
Size : 7.5 " X 6 ".
Pages : vii-431 pages.
Binding : Attractive and very good original illustrated cloth binding (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright. tight and clean, small chip to the outer edge of page 12 not affecting the text and repaired by a previous owner - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 16 color plates by Cecile Walton.
The book: Rare and attractive edition of Andersen's Fairy tales illustrated by CECILE WALTON.
The Illustrator: Cecile Walton (29 March 1891 – 23 April 1956), was a Scottish painter, illustrator and sculptor. She and her husband Eric were two of the moving spirits of the Edinburgh chapter of the Symbolist movement in the early 20th century.
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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