IT'S PERFECTLY TRUE and Other Stories.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1938) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "An entirely new translation of a number of Hans Christian Andersen's best stories, including many of the short amusing ones which are not as well known as they deserve to be" although this also includes some of his most loved stories - The Litle Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, Thumbelina, The Princess on the Pea, The Snow Queen and more. Translated from the Danish by Paul Leyssac, with a foreword by Hugh Walpole and illustrations by Richard Bennett. Translator's note. INSCRIBED on the first blank page by Leyssac, and dated in 1939. x, 305 pp. Illustrated endpapers.
Condition: Very near fine in green cloth in a fair dustjacket. (price-clipped, wear to ends of spine and some loss, tear to back cover of dj, rubbing to folds)