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    The Edition de Luxe, Signed by Dulac

    [Edmund Dulac, illustrator]. Hans Andersen. Stories from Hans Andersen, with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911].

    Edition de Luxe, limited to 750 copies, of which this is number 308, signed by Edmund Dulac. Large quarto. viii, 250 pages. Twenty-eight mounted color plates including frontispiece.

    Finely bound in dark brown morocco, stamped in gilt, mimicking the pictorial decoration of the trade edition. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Endpapers printed in pale green with repeated design of stylized peacocks. Very minor rubbing to extremities. Spine lightly sunned. A few early leaves browned along fore-edge and bottom edge. Occasional shallow creases throughout. Neat bookstore ticked to recto of rear free endpaper. Contents bright, plates in impeccable condition. Fine. Variant issue, not in Hughey. From the Estate of John McLaughlin.


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