Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Fairy Tales

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American edition. Hardcover. 4to. x,280pp. Original black cloth with silver, orange, and black illustration pasted to front board, silver lettering to spine, pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece color reproduction of illustration tipped in. Includes The Tinder Box, The Real Princess, The Nightingale, The Red Shoes, The Shadow, The Shirt Collar, and others. Illustrated with twelve tipped-in color reproductions of illustrations (including frontis), by Kay Nielsen, plus chapter vignettes, and decorated initials for the first letter of every story, all in b/w. Age wear and staining to binding, silver lettering and decoration on spine chipped away almost completely. Tail of spine chipped and frayed. Hinges starting. Inscribed by previous owner on free front endpaper. Two large red damp stains on rear endpaper, and blank pages immediately preceding. With slight staining on same area through page 219, not affecting text or illustrations. Two cosed tears on bottom and top edge of page 15. Overall fair condition. fair. Item #22680

Price: $125.00

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