A true classic of Western literature, Stories and Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, arguably the most notable children's writer of all, has delighted young and old for generations. This unique collection was first translated for George Routledge over 130 years ago. Completely reset, but preserving the original, beautiful illustrations by A.W. Bayes, engraved by the masters of Victorian book illustration, the Brothers Dalziel, this marvellous book will be treasured by young and old alike.
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75). Danish author, the son of a shoemaker, who became one of the world's greatest storytellers.
'These fairytales ... have the nature of immortal things.' - Hermann Hesse