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Hans-Christian Andersen; Hans Tegner - Eventyr. Verdensudgave. Handfinished bindings by master bookbinder Hans Tegner - 1930

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Hans-Christian Andersen; Hans Tegner - Eventyr. Verdensudgave. Handfinished bindings by master bookbinder Hans Tegner - 1930

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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
Condition: Very good
Publication year oldest item: 1930
Edition: Illustrated Edition
Language: Danish
Original language: Yes
Publisher: København: Hagerlup (Bianco Lunos)
Binding/ Material: Leather
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], [2, front], XVI, [3, (num. 12-262), [2] pg.; [2, preface page], [2, title page.], [3, (num. 12-288), [2] 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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