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Vienna: M. Munk, 1912. An exquisite calendar illustrated with 12 fine color & gilt lithographs after watercolors by Heinrich Lefler, to illustrate 12 fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, with French text on facing pages. Every page (text and illustrations) is printed within wide elaborate gilt borders in the Jugdenstil fashion, and each month is preceded by a decorative list of feast or Saint's days. Slim 4to, modern stiff cream wrappers with original gilt & color lithographed motif by Joseph.....
London: Samson Low, 1882. Translated by H. L. Ward & Augusta Plesner. Ten full page chromolithograph plates by E.V.B. (Eleanor Vere Boyle). Tall thin 8vo, Dark blue pictorial boards with cloth spine, floral end-leaves, page edges deep red. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, n.d. (ca. 1882). First Edition. There is a neat calligraphic Christmas gift inscription from "Grandmama" dated 1882. The edges & corners are lightly rubbed; one leaf, p. 49/50 has a diagonal fold due to a......
New York: Macmillan, 1939. Full page illustrations in black & white and color by Dorothy Lathrop. 4to, blue cloth with a pictorial vignette in gilt; d.w. (small dampstain affecting back panel of dw and back cover, toning to edges of wrapper, back endpaper creased at foredge). New York: Macmillan, 1939. First Edition. The scarcest of Lathrop titles, this is a very good(+) copy, with a neat square hole in the dust jacket flap, presumably cutting out the price...
London: Richard Bentley, 1860. Translated by Mrs. Bushby. Thin 8vo, 3/4 black leather over marbled boards, marbled end-papers & edges, red spine label & elaborate gilt designs. London: Richard Bentley, 1860. Fine. First edition of this elegantly bound book of fairy-tales with a charming feminine bookplate from 1906.
London: Kingfisher, 1984. Profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Thick 4to, blue cloth with inset label, pictorial d.w. London: Kingfisher. (1984). First English edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. In 1859, Adolph Drewsen and his friend Hans Christian Andersen created a birthday gift for Drewsen's granddaughter Christine. This beautiful and elaborate collection of prints, drawings, and original verses has been reproduced here as exactly as possible. V8735.
New York: Workshop of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1950. Small illustration on title page, printed in red & black. 11pp pamphlet sewn with cord. 12mo, original salmon wrappers with paper label on cover (wraps are very faintly dampstained). New York: Workshop of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1950. A very good copy of this charming story.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1924. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen with 12 mounted color protected with lettered tissue; other black and white drawings and designs throughout. 197pp. 4to, handsomely rebound in full teal morocco, decoratively gilt spine and corners. London: Hodder and Stoughton, . First trade edition. A fine, bright copy.
Copenhagen: 1955. Translated from the Danish by R. P. Keigwin. 33 black & white illustrations by Marlie Brande. 81pp., unopened. Thin folio, printed stiff wrappers, chipped. Copenhagen, 1955. A very good copy, internally clean and un-read. One of 1000 English language copies published on the 150th anniversary of Andersen's birth.