A picture-book without pictures: And other stories. From the Danish of Hans christian Andersen. Translated by Mary Howitt. With a Memoir of the Author. New York: C. S. Francis / Boston: J. H. Francis, 1848. Small 8vo. 175 pp. Publisher’s red cloth with richly gilt spine and blind pressed boards. Slightly sunned spine. Minor wear to spine ends and outer front hinge. Slightly creasing to first pages. Minor browning to interior. The first english book edition of this title was published the year before; ”A picture-book without pictures. From the German translation of De La Motte Focqué by Meta Taylor”. London: 1847.