1926 Rare Book - Hans Andersen's FAIRY Stories with 48 Coloured Plates By Margaret W. Tarrant.
Author: Hans Andersen with 48 colour plates by Margaret W. Tarrant.
Title: Hans Andersen's Fairy Stories.
Publisher: London and Melbourne, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, no date (circa 1926). Eighth Issue (stated).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: x-340 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and good to very good full decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, corners slightly worn - as shown, upper and lower parts of spine slightly worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 48 wonderful colour plates by Margaret W. Tarrant.
The book: Rare and attractive edition of those illustrated Andersen's Fairy-stories by Margaret W. Tarrant.
The illustrator: Margaret Winifred Tarrant (1888 – 29 July 1959) was an English illustrator, and children's author, specializing in depictions of fairy-like children and religious subjects. She began her career at the age of 20, and painted and published into the early 1950s. She was known for her children's books, postcards, calendars, and print reproductions.
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