Childrens Classic Tale (1854)

Hans Christian Andersen.

The ugly duck and other tales. Translated by Charles Boner. With numerous illustrations by the Count Pocci.

Published: London: Grant and Griffith, successors to Newbery and Harris, [1854?].

Date: 1854

Frontis, [71]p + 3 further col. plates + b&w engravings in text. Full calf presentation binding, worn and rubbed and missing top panel of spine, with marbled endpapers. Bookplates to front pastedown. One plate detached.

Provenance
Date taken from gift inscription by H. J. C. Harper (likely The Rt Rev. Henry John Chitty Harper (1804-1893), Chaplain of Eton College, and later Primate of New Zealand).

Condition
A very good copy.

£140

Offered by Westfield Books