Stories and Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, 2 Volumes
Illustrated by Arthur J. Gaskin
Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition
Limited to 400 Hand Numbered Copies
MINT Condition – Still in the Publisher’s Shrinkwrap
This is a beautiful limited edition recreation of the original1828 illustrated edition of Anderson’s Stories and Fairy Tales published by the Easton Press with a limitation of 400 hand number copies. The books come with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity but the edition number is unknown as the books are still in the original packaging and sealed. From the publisher, “Re-creating the 1893 Edition, Featuring all 100 Illustrations by Arthur J. Gaskin. An Exclusive Leather-Bound Deluxe Limited Edition. The Little Mermaid... The Ugly Duckling... The Emperor's New Clothes... The Red Shoes ... The fairy tales and stories of Hans Christian Andersen have delighted generations of readers and touched the hearts of millions. These beloved works are offered here in an extraordinary reproduction of the illustrated volumes published in a very limited edition in 1893 -- and feature all 100 of the illustrations that bring the stories to life.”
Each book measures 10.25” x 8” and features the usual Easton Press fineries of premium leather covers, marbled endpapers, gold gilding and gilting, a built in satin bookmark as well as:
•Literatures greatest fairy tales and stories in the unabridged text from the landmark 1893 edition
•All 100 illustrations by Arthur J. Gaskin
•Replication of the 1893 edition’s elegant cover design
•Genuine hand marbled endsheets – each volume is unique
•A fabric covered custom crafted slipcase for storage and display, specially designed for this edition
•Limited to 400 hand numbered editions
The books are in MINT condition and still in the original publisher’s shrinkwrap.
Stock photographs of the books and a few illustrations from the books appear in the photo section of the listing.