Heath Robinson Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales First Edition1913

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 Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales (Illustrated by W Heath Robinson) First UK Edition Published By Constable and Co Ltd London 1913…… RARE Title illustrated in b&w and with 16 full page coloured plates. (See all 12 Pictures)  

Condition Of Book: This is a Good Copy of this book in Publisher’s original red cloth.The spine has gilt decoration and title lettering is in gilt to both spine and upper cover.The upper cover also has an inserted cream buckram panel decorated in gilt of a pelican with children’s faces in the background.The top edge of the book is stained red.as called for.This work includes a total of 16 coloured plates each mounted with captioned titled tissue guards and there are many more b&w line drawings set within the text.The binding of the book remains firm with no hinge weakness.This copy has had new front and rear endpapers inserted.There is some fading and dulling to the spine and with some scuffing to cloth at head and tail of spine.The outer boards are a touched marked in places with corners a little knocked.It still remains though a decent copy of a much sought after title with Robinson’s imaginative and evocative plates in excellent condition.There are two previous inscription present to the half title page one of which has been crossed out.There is some slight spotting to endpapers.Large 4to (xii) 288pp First Edition [1913] weighs over 1.3 kg

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