ANDERSEN,HANS CHRISTIAN. FAIRY TALES & STORIES translated from Danish by H.L. Braekstad. NY: Century 1900. Large 4to (9 x 12 1/2"), red pictorial cloth stamped in gold, 524p., spine extrems frayed and light shelfwear, VG+. 1st U.S. edition. 42 fairy tales are illustrated by HANS TEGNER with a profusion of full and partial page drawings in a variety of formats ranging from pen and ink to half-tones. Done with much detail and in many cases fancy, this is a wonderful edition of these fairy tales with an introduction by Edmund Gosse.