NEUE MÄHRCHEN. Aus dem Dänischen von Dr. Le Petit. Mit sechs Bildern.
Hamburg: Verlag von Robert Kittler, 1845. v, , 282 pages. Lithographed pictorial title and five full-page plates on tinted paper. Original blue pictorial boards. Octavo. First German edition. Together with: ANDERSEN, H. C. NEUE MÄHRCHEN. Zweiter Band. Aus dem Dänischen von H. Zeise. Mit 6 Bildern von Otto Speckter. Hamburg, Verlag von Robert Kittler. 1846. Illustrated with six tinted lithographs. Original printed boards. Octavo. First German edition. Volume one has some slight wear to binding with some loss of the blue paper, and some light water-staining at the start of the text. Else a handsome set, rarely found in the original boards. Both volumes contained in a folding morocco-backed gilt box. The first publication in Germany of Andersen’s famous fairy tales, containing, among others, The Nightingale, The Red Shoes, The Tin Soldier, The Snow Queen; The Wild Swans.