Fairy Tales From Hans Christian Anderson (1899)
Book ID: 60923
Fairy Tales From Hans Christian Anderson. Translated by Mrs. E. Lucas and illustrated by Thomas, Charles & William Robinson. London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1899. First Edition thus. Pp xiv, 539. Stylishly bound in full leather, original pictorial cloth laid-on to upper & lower covers, original pictorial endpapers. Spine compartments with coloured leatherette title-pieces and gilt stamps. Ownership inscriptions to front blanks, a very good copy. Coloured frontispiece plate and title-page with many text & full-page drawings by the Robinsons throughout. An ideal gift edition. Lucas was a native Danish speaker and her translation reproduces as closely as possible the spirit and the style of the original as written by Hans Anderson.