Hans Christian Andersen First Edition & Rare Books Wanted


Below is a list of Hans Christian Andersen items we're currently looking to purchase. The books we're looking to buy are generally the first editions published in hardback in Britain. Early titles considered in poor condition.

Fairy Tales

  • Wonderful Stories for Children - Chapman & Hall, 1846
  • A Danish Story Book - Joseph Cundall, 1846
  • Danish Fairy Legends and Tales - William Pickering, 1846
  • The Shoes of Fortune - Chapman & Hall, 1847
  • A Picture Book without Pictures - Bogue, 1847
  • Tales for the Young - Burns, 1847
  • A Christmas Greeting to my English Friends - R. Bentley, 1847
  • The Dream of Little Tuk - Grant & Griffiths, 1848
  • Tales and Fairy Stories - Routledge, 1853
  • Diamond Sparks - Routledge, 1853
  • The Sand-Hills of Jutland - Richard Bentley, 1860
  • The Ice Maiden - Bentley, 1853
  • The Wild Swans - Haddock, 1863
  • Stories and Tales - Routledge, 1864
  • What the Moon Saw - Routledge, 1866
  • Out of the Heart - Routledge, 1867
  • The Will O' the Wisps are in Town - Strahan, 1867
  • Later Tales - Bell & Daldy, 1869
  • The Wood Nympth - Sampson Low, 1870
  • The White Swan - Hildesheimer & Faulkner, 1873

Illustrated Editions

  • Fairy Tales - Sampson Low, 1872 [Eleanor Vere Boyle, EVB]
  • Stories and Fairy Tales - George Allen, 1893 [Arthur Gaskin]
  • Danish Fairy Tales and Legends - Sands, 1897 [Heath Robinson]
  • Fairy Tales - Constable, 1913 [Heath Robinson]
  • Stories from Hans Andersen - Hodder & Stoughton, 1911 [Edmund Dulac]
  • Fairy Tales - A&C Black, 1912 [A. Duncan Carse]
  • Fairy Tales - George G. Harrap, 1916 [Harry Clarke]
  • Fairy Tales - Hodder & Stoughton, 1924 [Kay Nielsen]
  • The Red Shoes - Cleverdon, 1928 [Willi Harwerth]
  • Fairy Tales - George G. Harrap [Arthur Rackham]
  • Fairy Tales and Legends - Cobden-Sanderson, 1935 [Rex Whistler]

Novels and Others

  • The Improvisatore - Richard Bentley, 1845 [two vols]
  • Only A Fiddler! - Richard Bentley, 1845 [two vols]
  • The Two Baronesses - Richard Bentley, 1848 [two vols]
  • To Be, Or Not to Be? - Richard Bentley, 1857
  • A Poet's Bazaar - Richard Bentley, 1846 [three vols]
  • Rambles in the Romantic Regions of the Hartz Mountains - Richard Bentley, 1848
  • Pictures of Sweden - Richard Bentley, 1851
  • In Spain - Richard Bentley, 1864 and 1870 [latter is the US edition]
  • The True Story of My Life - Richard Bentley, 1847
  • The Story of My Life - 1871

Others

  • Some early jacketed copies and reprints.
  • Proof and manuscript items highly sought
  • Any signed editions

To sell copies of the above, or just to find out more please email us on info@hyraxia.com or call us on 07557 652 609

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