Hans Christian Andersen
(b. Odense 1805, d. Copenhagen 1875)
R.B. Dorph (transl.): Tre Tragedier af Sofokles + Sofokles. 2 vols. Cph: Thieles Bogtrykkeri 1851–52. 8vo. With the signature of Hans Christian Andersen in vol. I. Bound in cont. full cloth. Enclosed framed lithograph portrait of Andersen. (3)
From the library of Hans Christian Andersen. According to Andersen’s auction catalogue #127, sold in 1875 for DKK 120.
Provenance: Acquired by Bent Dahlstrøm at Rosenkilde & Bagger, acquired by Flemming E. Pedersen from Dahlstrøm.