Andersen, Hans Christian, Danish writer (1805-1875). Autograph inscription in: Neue Mährchen. Aus dem Dänischen von Dr. Le Petit.

Hamburg, Robert Kittler, 1845.

8vo. (II)-V, (2), 282 pp. With 6 plates (one bound as an illustrated half-title or original illustrated upper wrapper cover). Contemporary half calf with giltstamped spine and marbled covers; all edges marbled.


Rare first German edition. Inscribed to the translator's brother, the physician and botanist Emil Charles Nicolas Petit (1817-93), for Christmas 1844: "Hr. Bat. Chir. E. Petit / fra Oversaetteren og / Originalens Forfatter, / der sender dem, som / venlig Jule-Hilsen" ("For the army surgeon E. Petit, from the translator and the author of the original, who send this by way of Yuletide greetings").

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