Karl Lagerfeld has taken a classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale of royal nudity and elevated it to FABULOUS new heights that adults will love!!
Out-of-print collector's 1992 stated first edition hardcover book with stylish original publisher's slipcase - 'Hans Christian Andersen's' The Emperor's New Clothes.
Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, Copyright, 1992 stated first edition. Printed in Germany. No dustjacket as issued. ISBN 0871135272. Gift quality. Not ex-library.
Illustrated by famous Channel Fashion designer - Karl Lagerfeld, whose creations have established him as one of the greatest designers of our time.
Beautifully painted in elegant forms and imaginative compositions. Richness is achieved through combination of delicate colors with vivid, darker accents and clever touches.
60 brilliant illustrations, many full page color plates; each watercolor painting is stunning. Slightly naughty die-cut keyhole on one page revealing a woman's derriere on next page.
Outstanding double page color illustrated endpapers. Photos do not fully capture exact color hues and exquisite detail; wait until you see up close. Did we say WOW!!
German fashion designer, artist & photographer; own label fashion house, and Italian house Fendi. His constant interest in new experiences led him to illustrate this classic children's story.
Vain king bamboozled by con men, trick him into believing he's wearing elegant outfit, he's really completely naked. Weavers convince emperor make him new clothes. During royal procession, child whispers that the emperor has nothing on.
Square 11" x 11" hardcover, stiff pictorial slipcase. Vibrant red silk?/linen cloth color pictorial boards, bright gold blocking, gilt embossed titles front & spine.
Fine red silk cloth ribbon bookmark, and charming small gold scissors charm bound in. Like new. 71 MINT pages. Unpaginated. Binding tight. Fine vintage condition.
Pages fine/bright/clean. Cover fine/bright/sharp/clean-minimal wear if any. Slipcase near fine/bright/sharp/clean-light shelfwear includes light corner bumping.
Do not pass up this artistic masterpiece; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
Any Project Runway fan would love this gem!!
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