Andersen, Hans Christian
The Snow Queen
Seller ID: 1818
New York: Dutton, 1929. First edition thus with designs and drawings by Katharine Beverley and Elizabeth Ellender (pp. 209). Tall octavo (23 cm) in red publisher's cloth, titles and decorations in black to cover and spine. Seven stories brilliantly illustrated by forty-nine colour plates in the Art Deco style, reminiscent of Beardsley's way with lines, swirls, and patches of black; decorative epps, frontispiece in the same manner. Spine lightly sun faded, a few spots to the margin of a page or two of text. A clean, bright, and sound copy of the scarce trade edition. Near Fine.
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