Fairy Tales and Legends by Hans Andersen, illustrated by Rex Whistler
Octavo. Fairy tales and legends by Hans Andersen published by Cobden-Sanderson Ltd. 1935. illustrated by Rex Whistler First edition.This is the deluxe issue, limited to 250 copies signed by Rex Whistler with a flourish below the half title.Publisher's original full white buckram with elaborate gilt floral decoration with crown, wreath and bird.Decorative endpapers, no inscriptions or marks to text. All page edges gilt. A fine, bright copy.Includes The Emperor's new Cloths, The Little Mermaid; The Tinder Box and The Snow Queen.