Children's books, Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 2 - other extra - see description - Book
|Object:||Book (More lots)|
|Number of Books:||2|
|Subject:||Children's books, Illustrated, Literature|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Hans-Christian Andersen; Hans Tegner|
|Book Title:||Eventyr. Verdensudgave. Handfinished bindings by master bookbinder Hans Tegner|
|Publication year oldest item:||1930|
|Publisher:||København: Hagerlup (Bianco Lunos)|
|Extras:||other extra - see description|
With e. Portrait d. Verf. v. Sørensen as frontispiece, 38 image panels and many Fig., illustr. or ornamental VIGN. and crown mouldings and others v. Hans TEGNER, all in woodcut, as well as a biography Introduction by Georg Brandes.
[2, preface page], [2, title page], , [2, front], XVI, [3, (num. 12-262),  pg.; [2, preface page], [2, title page.], [3, (num. 12-288),  pg. Original light brown hand-binding made of Swiss leather over strong cardboard on five boards, with hand-sewn capital, hand-painted, ornamental embroidery, and illustrated back title both read sign volumes.
Richly illustrated bibliophile edition with 43 of the most famous fairytales by the world-famous Danish narrator.
Contents, Illustration: The texts are printed on thick paper with a wide margin. Andersen’s texts are congenially illustrated with extremely varied motifs (from demonic to sweet), strong and yet finely worked wood engravings, especially those by the Danish book artist Hans Tegner, who also has a large repertoire of vignettes and decorative trim.
Condition: Cover slightly spotty in places, a few pages (esp. Vol. 1, p. 59) some finger and dirty spots in places, overall very well preserved set of this collectible rarity.
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