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Fairy Tales and Sketches

by ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good +/No Jacket
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About This Item

London: Bell & Daldy, 1870. Bound in green cloth, stamped in gold and black. All edges gilt (top edge faded a bit). Some scuffing to spine, but type still very readable. A handsome early copy in English of this 542 pp. book of Fairy Tales by the master storyteller. Handsome, tight copy. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
abookshop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
0913636
Title
Fairy Tales and Sketches
Author
ANDERSEN, Hans Christian
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Early Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bell & Daldy
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1870
Keywords
Fairy Tales; Children's
Bookseller catalogs
Fantasy; FAIRY TALES; Children's;
Size
8vo

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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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
spine
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Cloth
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