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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......
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.
Akron: The Saalfield Publishing Co., 1924. Detailed illustrations printed in blue and black ink are featured throughout. 8vo, green cloth with decorative border and inlaid color illustration on the front cover. Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Co., (1924). Pages lightly toned. A very good(+) copy. Published as a part of the Mayflower Series.
Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1856. Translated from the German by Cousin Fannie. Black scissor-cut silhouette illustrations throughout. 67 pages. 8vo, brown cloth-backed pictorial boards protected with mylar wrap. Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., (1856). Previous owner's faint signature on title page. Covers soiled and interior has some minor staining, still a very good copy.
Asnieres: Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1886. Folio. 34 unnumbered sheets, loose as issued in a cloth-backed marbled board chemise folder with ribbon ties. Each page with text and beautifully printed illustrations by de Beaumont, mostly in color. The title page and rear of final page are toned, otherwise a very clean copy of this lovely and unusual production. Asnieres: Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1886. First edition thus, certainly a limited edition, but with an unspecified printing.
New York: Doran, 1914. Founded on the play by William C. de Mille and Charles Barnard. Illustrated by Harold Sichel. Frontis. plus 9 color plates. 180pp., 8vo, blue cloth with inlaid illustration on front cover; corners bumped, cloth lightly worn. New York: George H. Doran Company, (1914). A very good copy.
Berlin: In der Realschulbuchhandlung, 1812. , 384, lx pages. Short thick 12mo, bound in 20th century gray boards with paper spine label. The text block has extensive expert repairs at margins and Japanese tissue overlays to re-enforce the numerous torn and chipped pages; approximately 12 leaves have actual loss of text, although some pages are missing [lacking the entire 23 page prologue and last 4 pages of text which contain half of tale 84 and all of tales 85-86], and.....
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. Illustrated with 19 mounted color plates, and a mounted photographic portrait of Dulac at rear. [viii], 135 pages. 4to, original pictorial yellow cloth (spine a bit darkened and with just a bit of wear at ends). London: Published for the Daily Telegraph by Hodder and Stoughton, no date . First edition. A very good(+) clean copy, lacking the dust wrapper. A selection from many of Dulac's famous illustrated books.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. Illustrated with 19 mounted color plates, and a mounted photographic portrait of Dulac at rear. [viii], 135 pages. 4to, original pictorial beige cloth (just a bit rubbed). London: Published for the Daily Telegraph by Hodder and Stoughton, no date . First edition. Overall a very good clean copy, but one plate is creased; lacking the dust wrapper. A selection from many of Dulac's famous illustrated books.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. Illustrated with 19 mounted color plates, and a mounted photographic portrait of Dulac at rear. [viii], 135 pages. 4to, original pictorial beige cloth. London: Published for the Daily Telegraph by Hodder and Stoughton, no date . First edition. A very good(+) clean copy. A selection from many of Dulac's famous illustrated books.
Paris: L'Edition D'Art, 1912. Five fairy tales. 20 beautiful tipped-in plates by Umberto Brunelleschi. 123 pages, folio, rebound in older full midnight blue leather with raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, original covers bound in; minor wear to corners and spine ends, final page, with list of illustrations, partially loose. Paris: L'Edition D'Art, (1912). A very good(+) copy. One of 400 copies printed on Japanese paper. Five fairy tales: La Belle Aux Cheveux D'or; L'Oiseau Bleu; Gracieuse et Percinet;.....
London: Heinemann, 1911. Adapted from the German by W. L. Courtney and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 15 mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards, thirty drawings in black and white. 136pp. 4to, rebound in 3/4 maroon morocco (lightly rubbed), gilt decorated spine, top edge red, bookplate. London: Heinemann, 1911. Second Edition. Very good (+). Lattimore & Haskell, p. 34.