Andersen’s Fairy Tales & Stories (2 vols)


Andersen’s Fairy Tales & Stories (2 vols)


Title: Andersen’s Fairy Tales and Stories

Author: Hans Christian Andersen, Jean Hersholt (trans.), Fritz Kredel (illus)

Publisher: The Easton Press, 1977

Condition: Hardcover, full leather. Good except for bookplates to both volumes and one annotation in red, to the contents’ page of vol 1. A heavy set, overseas shipping will cost extra.

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Few writers can claim to have contributed to the world’s store of folklore, but Hans Christian Andersen, the shy and reclusive Danish writer, was one of them.

Inspired by the great tradition of The Arabian Nights and the Brothers Grimm, his magical stories continue to delight, enchant and occasionally terrify.

‘How splendid his Majesty looks in his new clothes! And how well they fit!’ everyone cried out. ‘What a design! what colours! These are indeed royal robes!’

– From ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’