Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen *SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR REX WHISTLER*

ANDERSEN, Hans. Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen. London: Cobden-Sanderson Ltd, 1935. Illustrated and signed by Rex Whistler.

A first edition of a limited edition of 200 copies, this copy of Fairy Tales and Legends is in near fine condition. Signed to the title page by the illustrator and celebrated artist Rex Whistler. Elaborate gilt decoration on cream boards with gilt page edges. Pages are also in near fine condition. Included are ten full-page illustrations and many other illustrations throughout.



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Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen Synopsis

Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen includes 48 of Hans Christian Andersen’s most popular tales, including ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Little Match Girl’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Red Shoes’, ‘The Snow Queen’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘Thumbelina’, and many others.

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About Hans Anderson

Hans Andersen, better known as Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875),  was a Danish author. He is best remembered for his literary fairy tales.

Andersen wrote 156 fairy tales that have been translated into more than 125 languages. His most famous fairy tales include ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Nightingale’, ‘The Steadfast Tin Soldier’, ‘The Red Shoes’, ‘The Princess and the Pea’, ‘The Snow Queen’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Little Match Girl’, and ‘Thumbelina’.

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