The fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen

by Hans Christian Andersen

Publisher: Truslove, Hanson & Comba in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 320 Downloads: 830
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  • Fairy tales -- Denmark,
  • Children"s stories, Danish -- Translations into English

Edition Notes

A collection of 34 tales included.

Other titlesHans Andersen"s fairy tales.
Statementwith upwards of four hundred illustrations by Helen Stratton ; and with an introduction by Edward E. Hale.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsStratton, Helen, 1892-1925, ill.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17622987M
OCLC/WorldCa22486552

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