New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1904.
Hardcover. Fall into a fairy tale with this 1904 princess-adorned collection of classic stories by Hans Christian Andersen. Inside these hundred-year-old pages, you’ll find favorites from “The Princess and the Pea” to “The Ugly Duckling,” along with lesser known tales like “The Flying Trunk” and “The Loveliest Rose in the World,” each charmingly illustrated in black-and-white vignettes, along with a vivid color frontispiece.
9 3/8" X 7". 156pp. Cream cloth over boards, with princess stamped in red, yellow, black, and white to upper board, lettered in golden brown with white roses. Spine lettered in black. Moderate wear to binding, with bumping to extremities, corners turned in, light soiling to cloth, and scattered rubbing. Hinges reinforced. Binding remains sound. Patterned endpapers. Previous owner's name, dated 1907, to front free endpaper. Toning to last page and occasional smudge or spot of foxing, else unmarked. Illustrated in color frontispiece of "The Ugly Duckling" as a beautiful swan and in numerous black-and-white vignettes. Good. Item #5761