Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen, Illustrated by Rex Whistler
A deluxe copy illustrated by the British artist and designer, Rex Whistler. Signed by the illustrator on the half title page. Hans Andersen’s children’s fairy stories includes The Snow Queen, Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling.
Original cream cloth covered boards with bright gilt decoration to the entire cover. There are gilt titles to the front and spine. The book has minor bumping to the corners and spine ends. All the edges of the book are block gilded with bright effect. Decorated pink illustrated end pages. The title page has a black and white vignette with ten full page and numerous further black and white illustrations throughout the copy. 8 1/2 x 6 Inches. 210 x 145 Mm. 470 pp.
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