Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Ca. 1885 Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales - Illustrated Decorative Publisher's Cloth Victorian Fine Binding

CA. 1885

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES

A NEW TRANSLATION BY MRS. H. B. PAULL

WITH ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS

*** RARE EDITION ~ HANDSOME FINE BINDING ~ CHROMOLITHOGRAPH COLOR PLATES ~ ENGRAVINGS ~ CLASSIC ***

London: Frederick Warne and Co., n.d., circa 1885.

measures about 7.75'' x 5.25''
beautiful publisher's decorative cloth Victorian fine binding
beveled edges to boards
detailed embossed gilt and black stamping
patterned endpapers
color lithograph frontispiece
illustrated with more color litho plates and numerous engravings in the text
383 pages





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