Beautifully bound edition of Andersen's classic stories, including "The Princess and the Pea," "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The Ugly Duckling."
ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
"My life is a fairy tale." – Hans Christian Andersen
"His stories have become as much a part of modern civilization as the two primary educational factors, reading and writing," notes translator Jean Hersholt in the introduction. Beloved across the world, these tales are gorgeously interpreted by Kredel's lively illustrations.
Read more: Zipes, Victorian Fairy Tales, xviii.
New York: The Heritage Press, (1942). 8.75'' x 5''. Contemporary full blue goatskin bound by Bayntun, gilt-ruled boards, raised bands, gilt-ornamented spine. Marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated by Kredel in black, yellow, and green. Translated by Jean Hersholt. xx, 297,  pages. Bookplate on front pastedown. Spine gently sunned.
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