FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Illustrated by Harry Clarke. Hans Christian Andersen, Harry Clarke.

FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Illustrated by Harry Clarke.

New York: Brentano's (Printed at the Complete Press West Norwood, England), nd [1916]. First US trade edition. Hardcover. 320 pp., frontispiece and 15 tipped in color plates with captioned tissue guards, 28 black and white illustrations including 24 full-page; quarto, original gray cloth with cover title and ornaments in black, oval pictorial printed label on front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Covers lightly toned, some foxing to contents but overall a very pleasing copy. Item #23370

First US trade edition of Harry Clarke's first major illustrated work. Issued in a signed, limited edition from UK publisher Geo. Harrap and US publisher Brentano's in 1916 with trade editions following. Both UK and US editions were printed by the Complete Press, Norwood, England.

Price: $500.00