New York: Brentano's, nd. Hardcover. Contents free of marks but with general/even age toning. Illustrated plates in VG condition but for light, even toning (barely noticeable). Binding loosening in a few spots and between a few signatures. Leaf of pp. 13-14 nearly detached. Gutter almost completely split between frontis/title page. Covers soiled and bumped; with edge/corner rubbing; spine cloth re-glued.. Harry Clarke. Pale grey-green cloth/boards. Black decorative lettering and illustration. 320 pp. with color frontis, 15 full-color plates, 24 monochrome plates, and additional illustrations/decorations within text. NO tissue guards for plates. Missing dust jacket. Andersen's famous tales, illustrated by renowned illustrator, Harry Clarke. The Tin Soldier, Sea Maid, Goblin, and other characters pop to life in Clarke's vivid renderings, very similar in style to that of Aubrey Beardsley. Plates could be framed (color as well as b/w), or the book could be kept intact for full, continued enjoyment.
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