A PICTURE-BOOK Without Pictures. By Hans Christian Andersen. From the German translation of De La Motte Fouque by Meta Taylor.
London: David Bogue, 1847. v, , 88 pages. Original decorative cloth. Octavo. First English edition. Very slight bumping to corners and head & heel of spine; slight browning of title with a few very small marks; else a handsome copy. This ttile is extremely difficult to find in fine condition in its original binding. 'The moon describes to a painter thirty picturesque scenes, 'observed in her silent passage across the sky.' 'Sketch what I relate to you,' said the moon.. and you will have a pretty picture-book.' Osborne 858.