Author:Andersen, H.C.; LeGallienne, Eva

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Seven Tales

By: Andersen, H.C.; LeGallienne, Eva

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38612

Condition: Good +


1st edition dark blue blindstamped hardcover with dull gilt on slightly cocked front board, light soil and rubbing on tips, head & foot of spine. 128 pages show some rippling from past moisture, no musty smell. An enchanting version of seven tales from Hans Christian Andersen, which in the hands of a gifted translator and an inspired artist take on new dimensions. Four of the stories are familiar to every child: The Ugly Duckling, The Fir Tree, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and The Princess and the Pea. The Sendak exquisite sketches, full pages in tones that might have come from a medieval manu... View more info