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    In the Rare Dust Jacket and Signed by Kay Nielsen

    [Kay Nielsen, illustrator]. Hans Andersen. Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date. [1924]. First limited edition, one of 500 numbered copies signed by Nielsen. Illustrated with twelve fine full-page mounted color plates as well as head and tail-pieces, decorative borders and full-page black-and-white illustrations by Nielsen. Large quarto. Publisher's blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt. Light rubbing to spine tips, a bookplate on the front flyleaf and very light foxing to the preliminaries, some chipping to jacket and tape repairs to jacket near spine headcap. A very good copy of this item, the jacket being scarce in any condition. Preserved in a marbled paper-covered slipcase.



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