Andersen, Hans Christian ~ Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen : Illustrated And Signed By Rex Whistler
Cobden Sanderson Ltd (UK) : 1935
The First UK printing of this illustrated edition published by Cobden Sanderson in 1935. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. One of only 200 copies, signed by Rex Whistler on the half-title. The endpapers repeat the cover design in crimson. Full white buckram, elaborately decorated in gilt on covers and spine by Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co. The gilt is a little faded to the spine. A little pushing at the spine ends. The text block edges are all gilt. Very light toning to the upper edges of the covers. Internally very fresh with a just a few light spots in places. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Protected in a loose Mylar archival covering. Illustrated by Rex Whistler with 10 full page black and white illustrations and numerous others throughout. A sharp copy of an increasingly scarce title.
CONDITION: Very Good++