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Fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen. by Hans Christian Andersen

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Published by J.M. Dent & co., E.P. Dutton & co. in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Denmark.


  • Fairy tales -- Denmark,
  • Children"s stories, Danish -- Translations into English,
  • Fairy tales

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreTranslations into English.
SeriesEveryman"s library, ed. by Ernest Rhys. For young people. [No. 4]
LC ClassificationsPZ8.A54 De5
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 387, [1] p.
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6441684M
LC Control Number42026191

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