by Hans Christian Andersen
319 pages. no title-page. light foxing, more prominent on page edges. 1926 Christmas gift inscription to front free end-paper.
the design of the decorative board binding is attributed in the Glasgow School of Art copy of the book to Jessie M.King.
The boards are sound but are well rubbed to the edges, and around the spine there are the remnants of, and adhesion marks from the removal of, sticky-backed brown