Hans Christian Andersen "The Emperor's New Clothes"  First edition Illustrated by Karl Lagerfeld Vintage slip-cased book
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"The Emperor's New Clothes" by Hans Christian Andersen, illustrated by Karl Lagerfeld, published as such for the first time in 1992 by Atlantic Monthly Press.First edition.Quarto in pictorial paper wrapped front board over red cloth spine and back cover, in pictorial slipcase, red ribbon place mark sewn in with scissor charm on end, pictorial end papers, profusely illustrated throughout, full color, unpaginated.This is a "very good" or better vintage hardcover in a matching slipcase. The binding is tight and board hinges crisp. No loose, torn, or folded pages. Aside from a neatly penned gift inscription inside the front title page, no writing. The text block closes tightly, is square. Board corners are crisp, not rubbed. Gold titling on the front and spine is crisp and complete. Spine is uniform, not tanned.The glossy board slipcase has some edge wear all around, seams are intact, not split. No writing, no marks.This is a striking vintage book. Certainly a candidate for a wonderful gift for a young book enthusiast. Will ship promptly, carefully packaged and fully insured. FREE PRIORITY TO THE U.S.