Fairy Tales And Legends by Hans Christian Andersen

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An enchanting collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, signed and illustrated by British artist Rex Whistler, who died in Normandy during World War II.

London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1935. First edition. 470pp. Octavo. Deluxe edition signed by Rex Whistler on the half-title page. One of 200 copies. 10 full page plates and many illustrations in text by Whistler. Publishers cream buckram cloth with elaborate gilt design, cloth lightly marked, one small stain to the rear, spine faded, corners gently bumped, one small mark to gilt edges, light internal foxing but contents remain clean. An excellent copy.