Stories and Tales

Stories and Tales


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415285971
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2002
Series: Routledge Classics Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75). Danish author, the son of a shoemaker, who became one of the world's greatest storytellers.

Date of Birth:

April 2, 1805

Date of Death:

August 4, 1875

Place of Birth:

Odense, Denmark

Place of Death:

Copenhagen, Denmark

Table of Contents

Translators' PrefaceIntroductionThe TinderboxThe Princess on the PeaThe Traveling CompanionThe Little MermaidThe SwineheardThe BuckwheatThe NightingaleThe SweetheartsThe Ugly DucklingThe Fir TreeThe Snow Queen: A Tale in Seven StoriesThe ShadowThe Drop of WaterThe Little Match GirlThe Story of a MotherThe BellThe FlaxIn a Thousand Years' TimeClod-Hans: An Old Story Retold"She Was No Good"The Old Oak Tree's Last Dream: A Christmas TaleThe ButterflyThe Snail and the RosebushWhat People Do Think UpThe Gardener and the Lord and LadyThe CrippleAuntie ToothacheNotesBibliography

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