Fairy Tales by Hans Anderson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1932)
Book ID: 63525
Fairy Tales by Hans Anderson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1932. First Edition, Limited Issue. Original pictorial vellum boards, top edge gilt, illustrated end-papers, slight spotting to end-papers, binding slightly soiled.
Illustrated with twelve full colour plates, with title-printed tissue guards, and numerous black & white drawings by Arthur Rackham.
Limited Edition of 525 Numbered Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham.
Rackham’s delightful interpretation of Hans Christian’s best-loved tales including including The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, The Tinder-Box, Thumbelina, The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Little Mermaid, and many more.
One of the most desirable titles by a leading figure in the Golden Age of British book illustration.