New York: Weathervane Books;. Rackham, Arthur. Hardcover. Item #40709
Twenty four fairy tales by Hans Andersen including: THE UGLY DUCKLING, THE SNOW QUEEN, SOUP FROM A SAUSAGE-PEG, THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER, THUMBELISA, ELDER-TREE MOTHER, THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL, and THE GOLASHES OF FORTUNE. Twelve color illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 288 pages. Green blind stamped boards, tan cloth spine with lettering in metallic green. Book has extremely light foxing to head of text block and 1/8 " closed tear to head of one page. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket with light soiling and three small closed tears at spine head. A very nice, lightly read copy.