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#411 - Hans Christian Andersen Autograph Manuscript Signed Estimate: $10,000+

Handwritten poems in Danish and French by the beloved fairy tale author

Beloved Danish author (1805-1875) best known for such classic fairy tales as The Ugly Duckling, The Red Shoes, and The Emperor’s New Clothes. Fantastic autograph poems in Danish and French, one page, 13 x 10.25, signed at the conclusion, "Souvenir de H. C. Andersen, Paris 26 April 1843." Andersen pens four bilingual stanzas of one of his poems, headed "Le Soldat" on the French side. In very good to fine condition, with a trimmed left edge, some small edge tears, and reinforcement on the back of the separated central vertical fold. An impressive handwritten piece from the famed writer, whose literary manuscripts are very rare in the autograph market.

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