Stories from Hans Andersen
New York & London: Hodder & Stoughton, . First American edition. Color plates by Dulac. Cloth over boards. Quarto. viii, 250 pages. Very good. Some minor extremity rubs, light soil to textblock edges. Bound in coarse tan cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board, decorative endpapers.
Seven of Andersen's stories, including The Emperor's New Clothes, The Snow Queen, The Real Princess [and the Pea], and The [Little] Mermaid.
A beautiful production, illustrated with 28 exquisite color plates by Dulac, mounted on dedicated leaves, each with a captioned leaf facing. Frontispiece has a captioned tissue guard. Endpapers printed in pale green with a repeated design of a stylized peacock.
Ref. HUGHEY 27d.