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Lot 132: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian (1805-75).  Fairy Tales. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. 4to. Half title, coloured frontispiece, titled printed in red and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations, some full-page. Original terracotta pictorial cloth gilt (lower joints torn). Provenance: Joan Margery Impey (woodcut bookplate with monogram). FIRST TRADE EDITION. Hudson p. 172; Latimore & Haskell p.68; Riall p.177. With 4 other books, namely Giambattista Basile's Stories from the Pentamerone (London, 1911, coloured plates by Warwick Goble, some spotting, original cloth), Oliver Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield (London, 1929, coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, original cloth), Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler (London, 1931, coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, original cloth) and The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book (London, 1933, coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, some spotting, original cloth), all FIRST TRADE EDITIONS. (5)

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November 30, 2016

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Description: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian (1805-75).  Fairy Tales. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. 4to. Half title, coloured frontispiece, titled printed in red and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations, some full-page. Original terracotta pictorial cloth gilt (lower joints torn). Provenance: Joan Margery Impey (woodcut bookplate with monogram). FIRST TRADE EDITION. Hudson p. 172; Latimore & Haskell p.68; Riall p.177. With 4 other books, namely Giambattista Basile's Stories from the Pentamerone (London, 1911, coloured plates by Warwick Goble, some spotting, original cloth), Oliver Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield (London, 1929, coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, original cloth), Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler (London, 1931, coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, original cloth) and The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book (London, 1933, coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, some spotting, original cloth), all FIRST TRADE EDITIONS. (5)

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