1935 First Rex Whistler Illustrated Edition - Hans Andersen Fairy Tales and Legends.
Author: Hans Christian Andersen. (Rex Whistler, illustrator).
Title: Hans Andersen Fairy Tales and Legends.
Publisher: London, Cobden-Sanderson, 1935. First Edition Illustrated Rex Whistler.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 6 ".
Pages: vii-470 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full 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, ex-libris of George de Fraine Cambridge).
Illustrations: Nicely illustrated with full-page and in-text drawings by Rex Whistler.
The book: Rare and attractive First edition of Andersen's Fairy tales illustrated by Rex Whistler.
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.
The illustrator: Reginald John "Rex" Whistler (24 June 1905 – 18 July 1944) was a British painter, designer and illustrator, who was killed in action in the Second World War.
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