FAIRY TALES HANSCHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Illus. Harry Clarke SIGNED LTD. 1ST ED 1916
THE SIGNED NUMBERED FIRST EDITION OF THE HARRY CLARKE ILLUSTRATED VERSION OF THE FAIRY TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN. THE LIMITATION WAS 125 COPIES. It rarely is offered for sale online or elsewhere. There are some issues but it is in relatively decent condition and if properly restored will be a thing of beauty. There is light foxing on some of the pages, some more than others most notably on the signature page, the foxing is more prominent in the first 4th of the book and then decreases in prominence and only a few spots intermittently thereafter. The front hinge is cracked and there light stains to the cover, there is a little paper loss to the edge of pg. PLEASE examine photos closely and ask any question you may have. ALL THE COLOUR PLATES ARE THERE, one of the tipped in black & white illustration pages is missing the one across from p. I'm with offering QUITE RARE edition in "as found" condition i.