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Tales. English

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Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian)


Tales. English
The complete Andersen : all of the 168 stories by Hans Christian Andersen (some never before translated into English, and a few never before published); now freshly translated into English for this new edition / by Jean Hersholt; with an appendix containing the unpublished tales, a chronologic listing, an index, and the notes, and with hand-colored illustrations by Fritz Kredel.


New York : Limited Editions Club,




Rare copy numbered 730 and signed by the translator and the illustrator; material from publisher laid in.
Fifteen hundred sets have been made ... the colophon in volume six being signed by Mr. Hersholt ... and Mr. Kredel."
"The illustrations were made by Fritz Kredel, and colored by hand from his drawings at the Yuster Studios undert the artist's supervision; the composition of the text was done at the Stratford Press and the printing of the letter-press at the Ferris Printing Company, under the supervision of David Jacques Way"--Colophon, v. 6.


OCLC/WorldCat Number: 557263536


Fairy tales -- Denmark.
Children's stories, Danish -- Translations into English.


Jean Pierre Hersholt (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States
He translated over 160 of Andersen's fairy tales into the English language.
Kredel, Fritz was a German, later American artist and graphic designer. He was born in Michelstadt-im-Odenwald, then in the Grand Duchy of Hesse of the German Empire
Way, David Jacques.
Limited Editions Club.
Stratford Press.


6 volumes : color illustrations ; 28 cm


English, translated from Danish