FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
by Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrated by Harry Clarke
Published by Brentano's. circa. 1932
Good condition. Harry Clarke's first illustrated book. 16 sumptuous colour plates, 24 b/w plates plus several decorative tailpieces. Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. This is the New York edition. 320 pages uncut, top edge gilt. 10 x 7.75".
Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and foxed. Covers a bit grubby and marked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. One plate is loose and frontis is MISSING from this copy.
Stock no. 1316871