Fairy Tales. Hans Christian Anderson, Kay Nielsen.

Fairy Tales

New York: Viking Penguin Inc., 1981. Kay Nielsen. Later printing. Hardcover. 155pp. Quarto. [28.5cm] Blue cloth covered boards with debossed crowns on the front and back covers. The title is stamped in gold on the spine. Illustrated dust jacket and end pages. The cloth on the boards near the head of the book is faded, and the tail end of the boards is lightly rubbed. The foredges of the text block have minor soiling. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #61681

This book is a companion volume to the edition of 'Fairy Tales of The Brothers Grimm' that was published by Viking in 1979 and was also illustrated by Kay Nielsen. It features color plates from the edition of Anderson's Fairy Tales that was in teh collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and contains stories such as 'The Tinder Box', 'The Real Princess', 'The Hardy Tin Soldier' and more.

Price: $50.00

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