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Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen (Signed, Limited Edition, Unopened, In Original Box, With Original Dust Jacket Flaps) by  Hans Christian; Illustrations And Prefatory Note By Arthur Rackham Andersen - First Edition Thus  - 1932 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 040120)

Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen (Signed, Limited Edition, Unopened, In Original Box, With Original Dust Jacket Flaps)

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Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen (Signed, Limited Edition, Unopened, In Original Box, With Original Dust Jacket Flaps)

by Andersen, Hans Christian; Illustrations And Prefatory Note By Arthur Rackham

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included
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About This Item

London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. First Edition Thus . Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included. 288 Pp. White Parchment Covers (Often Mistaken For Vellum), Gilt. #391 Of A Limited Edition Of 525 Copies, Signed By Rackham. A Very Near Fine Book, Slight Age Toning To Spine, Pages Entirely Unopened (Still Attached Along Foredges). Minor Cleaning Of Two Spots On Spine, By Heritage Bindery. With The Original Paper Flaps Which Were Attached To A Dust Jacket Which Rarely Survives; These Original Flaps Have Been Attached To A New Glassine Cover, And There Is A New Internal Plain Dust Jacket Of French Handmade Paper For Additional Protection. The Original Box Is Present, With The Printed Label Also Numbered 391; The Box Is Well Preserved, Minor Repairs And Archival Cleaning By Heritage Bindery, The Label Complete Without Chipping Or Wear Or Staining, And The Box Has A New Glassine Jacket With Large Flaps.

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Bookseller
Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
040120
Title
Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen (Signed, Limited Edition, Unopened, In Original Box, With Original Dust Jacket Flaps)
Author
Andersen, Hans Christian; Illustrations And Prefatory Note By Arthur Rackham
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Dust Jacket Included
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1932
Bookseller catalogs
Rare And Unusual Books; Literature: Nineteenth Century; Antiquarian Books and Leather-Bound Books;

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About Arroyo Seco Books

Arroyo Seco Books lists over 20,000 used and unusual books in all fields, including physics, art, philosophy, social science, literature, science fiction, etc. We also have a large stock of prints, antiquarian and modern. Most items are listed in about 100 catalogs titled by subject matter on this site. We purchase large and interesting private libraries. All stock is on line. Member of IOBA. Shipping set at fixed rates but large items may require additional postage. International shipments sent only by insured USPS mail. Shipments to the UK require USPS Priority Express Mail in order to fully insure, since March 1, 2020. Sales within California may be subject to California sales tax; sales tax may be required for shipments to other states that require sales tax for inbound shipments. International shipments may be subject to fees and/or VAT which are responsibility of the buyer. Contact: Stephen Clauser, 626-372-3863.

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
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New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
unopened
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Parchment
Pages or book covering made from a prepared animal skin. Parchment describes any animal skin used for books, while vellum is a...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back.  The flap can contain biographical...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
chipping
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