Andersen’s Fairy Tales (Raphael Tuck, circa 1930) illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell Golden Treasury Library

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Andersen's Fairy Tales | Raphael Tuck, circa 1930 | illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell | Golden Treasury Library

 

Andersen’s Fairy Tales

illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell
Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, [No Date] circa 1930

A volume in Tuck’s ‘Golden Treasury Library’ series. Published in the 1920s/early 1930s, titles originally came with a dustwrapper and bound in red, green or blue cloth. Difficult to date accurately without a helpful contemporary ownership inscription.

Andersen's Fairy Tales | Raphael Tuck, circa 1930 | illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell | Golden Treasury Library

Hardback – publisher’s cloth with inlay label/plate to front board, gilt title to spine. pp 288, [8] publisher’s catalogue, including b/w illustrations plus six colour plates. 7.75 x 5.25 inches approx. (197mm x 135mm).

Light wear and rubbing to covers; crushing to spine ends; boards bumped to corners, especially front lower; sunned/faded to spine and rear board; inlay plate a little scratched. Endpapers dusty and foxed, creasing to front free-endpaper and signs of an erased pencilled name to paste-down; scattered foxing/staining and some dustiness throughout but generally pages clean; edges of page-block spotted/foxed with some encroachment on to page margins.

Overall, showing some wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy – attractive.

£60.00

ref. TuckDB Catalogues

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