1932 Rare First Edition - Andersen's Fairy Tales illustrated by Arthur RACKHAM.
Author: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Title: Fairy Tales.
Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10 " X 8 ".
Pages: 288 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine binding, finely bound in red morocco leather, titles in gilt on spine with original gilt decorated cloth covers (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 12 full-page color plates and numerous black & white illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
Estimate: (USD 650 - USD 800)
The book: Rare and Attractive First edition illustrated by Rackham of Andersen's Fairy Tales. A timeless collection of fairy stories wonderfully illustrated by Arthur Rackham, including The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, Thumbelina, The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Little Mermaid, and many, many more!
The illustrator: Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was a prolific British artist and illustrator, best known for his deluxe editions of popular children's books. Artistically inclined since childhood, Rackham started illustrating for newspapers, but it was not until he began drawing for children's literature that he received critical acclaim.
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