Stories from Hans Christian Andersen

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Author: Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrator: Edmund Dulac

[DULAC, Edmund]. Stories from Hans Andersen.  With illustrations by Edmund Dulac. NY: George H. Doran, [1923]. 8vo, 250pp. Olive cloth stamped decoratively in gold. Decorative endpapers; 16 tipped-in color plates. A near fine copy with light wear to spine ends and slight bumping to lower front corner, tiny puncture to front hinge, and gift inscription to former owner on verso of frontispiece, in original dust jacket (light creasing to upper edge, with evidence of tape removal and some remnant tape across lower spine and extending to front and rear panels).

1923 US edition (Hughey 27p). A surprisingly sharp copy of a later edition of Edmund Dulacs beautifully illustrated collection of Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tales. Includes such tales as The Snow Queen, The Nightingale, The Mermaid, and The Emperors New Clothes.