FAIRY TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSENHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Book Number: 82991 Product format: Paperback
With tipped in illustration on the cover of the early short story The Princess and the Pea in a delightful colour illustration the book's title has gold tooling. This treasured collection of eight best-loved stories has sparkling vintage illustrations from artists including Kay Nielsen, Josef Palecek and Lotte Reiniger and includes watercolour with ink illustrations, silhouettes and woodcuts including beautifully detailed ones by Harry Clarke from 1916 illustrating The Emperor's New Clothes and two-colour red and black exquisite line art in a kind of Aubrey Beardsley style illustrating the Snow Queen. The other tales are The Nightingale, The Little Mermaid, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Ugly Duckling and The Tinder Box. 192 pages in stiffened paperbound softback and includes a postcard of six colourful stickers to decorate your own Fairy Tale. Exquisitely produced and new from Taschen.
Bibliophile price: £12.50