Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales (Hodder and Stoughton, facsimile 1980) Leather Limited Edition
Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales
illustrated by W. Heath Robinson
Hodder and Stoughton Ltd, facsimile reprint 1980
Full leather binding in a custom slipcase, limited edition No. 259 of 500 copies.
Hardback – full leather binding with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front board, page-block with all edges gilt; loosely inserted tissue guard for limitation plate. Housed in a custom-made slipcase with brown buckram ends and orange Clairefontaine Ingres papered sides. pp xii, 289,  colophon, including b/w illustrations plus colour plates. 10 x 7.5 inches approx. (252mm x 190mm).
Occasional light foxing to pages and spotting to edges of page-block with some encroachment on to margins but generally very clean throughout. Lacks the original slipcase – an example here.
Overall, a lovely, clean copy – attractive with its complementary custom slipcase.