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    Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales (Hardback) By (author) Hans Christian Andersen, Illustrated by Harry Clarke

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    DescriptionIn 1916 George Harrap published an edition of The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen which included specially commissioned illustrations from a new young Irish illustrator, Harry Clarke. Although previously commissioned to provide illustrations for two other publishing projects, this was the first time Clarke's work had appeared in print. His talent was quickly acknowledged and he became recognised as one of the key illustrators during the golden age of gift-book illustration. In all, he created 16 full-colour and 24 monochrome illustrations for this edition. Although many of these have been acquired by the National Gallery of Ireland, they will not be familiar to many modern readers. For this new collection, twenty of Andersen's best loved tales have been re-written and with Clarke's fabulous illustrations will create a wonderful gift book for children young and old.

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    Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hans Christian Andersen, Illustrated by Harry Clarke
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 200 mm
    Height: 262 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 997 g
    ISBN 13: 9780717150236
    ISBN 10: 0717150232

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: TRD
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
    DC22: 398.2
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T General Subject: 217
    B&T Book Type: JF
    Ingram Subject Code: CL
    DC22: E
    BISAC V2.8: JUV022000, JUV012030
    DC23: 823.92
    LC classification: PZ8.A542 FAJ 2011
    Thema V1.0: YFJ
    Gill & Macmillan Ltd
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    Gill & Macmillan Ltd
    Publication date
    16 September 2011
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    Author Information
    Although now best known for his stained glass work, Harry Clarke (1889-1931) first found fame as a book illustrator. His edition of The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen was followed by illustrated editions of Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination, The Years at the Spring, Charles Perrault's Fairy Tales of Perrault, and Goethe's Faust.
    Table of contents
    1. The Tin Soldier 2. The Tinderbox 3. Thumbelina 4. The Travelling Companion 5. The Emperor's New Clothes 6. The Storks 7. Shepherdess and Chimney Sweeper 8. The Swineherd 9. The Snow Queen 10.The Nightingale 11.The Elf-Hill 12.The Little Sea Maid 13.The Wild Swans 14.The Marsh King's Daughter 15.The Garden of Paradise