SET: HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY

Set Information edit

Set Comment

part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A CHARMING SERIES OF BOOKS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH PICTURE IN DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE COVER, 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. 6D NET PER VOL., 6 VOLS IN AN ELEGANT CASE 3/6 NET. this advert lists 24 titles in four sets.
light brown covered boards with elaborate design and square colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY printed on back cover with easel and palette trademark,
issued with tissue paper dust jackets,
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL.
64 pages, some copies come with a four page advert in back listing other GEM LIBRARY SERIES

Items in Set

IB AND CHRISTINE
IB AND CHRISTINE
Item Comment

cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled IB AND CHRISTINE,-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations,
contains three stories titled IB AND CHRISTINE,THE RED SHOES, and THE HAPPY FAMILY,
no adverts in back

Artist
EDDIE J. ANDREWS, S. JACOBS AND OTHERS
Author
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
LITTLE IDA'S FLOWERS
LITTLE IDA'S FLOWERS
Item Comment

cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled LITTLE IDA'S FLOWERS,-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations,
contains three stories titled LITTLE IDA'S FLOWERS, THUMBELINA, and THE DAISY,
no adverts in back

Artist
EDDIE J. ANDREWS, E. HEATLY, ETC., ETC.,
Author
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
THE LITTLE MERMAID
no images for this item
Author
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
THE TINDER BOX
THE TINDER BOX
Item Comment

cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled "SPRING HAS COME" FROM "THE STORY OF THE YEAR" ,-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations,
contains three stories titled THE TINDER BOX,THE STORY OF THE YEAR, and THE HARDY TIN SOLDIER,
no adverts in back

Artist
EDDIE J. ANDREWS, S. JACOBS, GORDON ROBINSON, ETC.,
Author
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
THE UGLY DUCKLING
no images for this item
Author
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories
THE WILD SWANS
THE WILD SWANS
Item Comment

cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled ELSIE AND HER YOUNGEST BROTHER,-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations,
contains two stories titled THE WILD SWANS and THE SNOW MAN,
with and without adverts in back

Artist
EDDIE J. ANDREWS, ARTHUR A. DIXON AND OTHERS
Author
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Size
4.5 x 6.5 in.
Categories