THE COMPLETE ANDERSEN. Hans Christian ANDERSEN.

THE COMPLETE ANDERSEN

New York: Limited Editions Club, (1949). Fritz Kredel. Hardcover. Six large octavo volumes (6-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in half blue buckram stamped with genuine aluminum leaf and decorated paper boards. This marks the first publication of all 168 stories by Andersen, not simply his better known fairy tales, all translated by Jean Hersholt. Copy #39 of 1500 illustrated by Fritz Kredel with each of Kredel's 230 drawings colored by hand through stencils. SIGNED by both the translator and the illustrator on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Bookplate on each front pastedown. Fine set in a Near Fine slipcase. Item #016854

Price: $300.00