THE RED SHOES. Hans Christian Andersen.
THE RED SHOES.
THE RED SHOES.
THE RED SHOES.

THE RED SHOES.

With coloured wood-engravings by Willi Harwerth. Pp. 32(last blank)+[2](colophon, verso blank), hand coloured title page vignette and text illustrations, plus an extra suite of the illustrations housed in a pocket on the lower pastedown; qr. parchment with 4 thongs, the spine lettered in black, beige papered boards with coloured illustration on upper board, faintly soiled; fore and bottom edges uncut; Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol, 1928. Edition limited to 470, this being one of 60 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper, signed by the artist, and containing an extra set of the engravings coloured by hand. Ransom 4. *Douglas Cleverdon (1903-1987) was an English radio producer, bookseller and publisher for the BBC he produced the radio premiere of Under Milk Wood, and as a publisher he commissioned works illustrated by Eric Gill and David Jones. He later established Clover Hill Editions with the printer Will Carter, founder of the Rampant Lions Press. Wilhelm Harwerth (1894-1982) was a German graphic designer and illustrator. Item #135918

Price: $750.00