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KUNG FLASKPANNKAKA

By GHOBE, GERDA

SYMMERGREN, MAJA. SWEDISH. KUNG FLASKPANNKAKA och Jatten Brummelibrumm av Gerda Ghobe. (Stockholm): Ardor (1945), not 1st. Large oblong 4to (13 1/2 x 9 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, 2 small holes in cloth, VG+. This is a wonderful Swedish picture book featuring 8 great full page color illustrations by MAJA SYMMERGREN, one opposite each page of text. Done in the style and colors of Elsa Beskow including little humanized cookies and ogres. Nice!

$100.00

PETER'S VOYAGE
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PETER'S VOYAGE

By BESKOW, ELSA

BESKOW, ELSA. BESKOW,ELSA. PETER'S VOYAGE. NY: Alfred Knopf 1931. 9 1/2 x 10 1/4", cloth backed pictorial boards, light foxing on cover and title else Fine in fine dust wrapper. 1st US edition of Lillebrors Segelfard, translated with simple text from the Swedish by Rita Sherman. Peter and Teddy Bear set out for adventures in a little boat. Printed in Sweden and illustrated in color on every page by Beskow. Beautiful copy.

$300.00

CARL LARSSON
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CARL LARSSON

LARSSON, CARL. (LARSSON,CARL)illus. CARL LARSSON. (Stockholm, Sweden): Bra (1992). 8 1/2 x 11 1/4", pictorial boards, 363p., near fine. Written in Swedish, there are a series of essays on Larsson's life and work with a bibliography and index. Illustrated with 100's of full color reproductions of his work.

$60.00

BLAND TOMTAR OCH TROLL 1947

By NORELIUS, EINAR

BAUER, JOHN. (NORELIUS,EINAR)illus. BLAND TOMTAR OCH TROLL. Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds (1962). Sq. 8vo, bds, pict. wraps, 127p., sl. rubbing, VG+. Illustrated with 15 color plates by Norelius plus many b&w vignettes. A nice copy of this fine Swedish fairy tale annual.

$85.00

RED HORSE

By MOESCHLIN, ELSA

MOESCHLIN, ELSA. MOESCHLIN,ELSA. THE RED HORSE. NY:Coward McCann (1944) 4to, cloth backed boards, (20)p., near Fine in repaired dw. The story of Peter and his wooden horse that comes alive. Illustrated by the author with very beautiful and richly colored pictures on each page - somewhat primitive in style. Moeschlin was born in Sweden but lived and worked in Switzerland. (See Mahoney et al p.156,338). Originally put out in 1929 as one of Coward McCann's 1st publishing efforts, it is an example of "beautiful printing from Europe" (Bader p 30-31).

$125.00

NATTVARDSBARNEN
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NATTVARDSBARNEN

By TEGNER, ESAIAS

LARSSON, CARL. (LARSSON,CARL)illus. NATTVARDSBARNEN af Esaias Tegner. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Soners (1881). 4to, white cloth elaborately stamped in black and gold, 25p., VERY FINE IN ORIGINAL PRINTED DUSTWRAPPER (dw chipped). Perhaps Larsson's first book, this is illustrated by Larsson with 17 smaller and 2 larger page engravings, not at all characteristic of his later style but not unexpectedly so since it preceded his famous Ett Hem of 1899 by nearly 20 years.

$500.00

DEAR LITTLE DEAR
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DEAR LITTLE DEAR

By LINDMAN, MAJ

LINDMAN, MAJ. LINDMAN,MAJ. DEAR LITTLE DEAR. ChicAGO: Whitman (1953). 4to, cloth, pictorial paste-on, fine in dust wrapper with a chip and closed tear. Per and Stina live near a forest and love to feed the animals. They run into trouble when they find a deer with a broken leg. Illustrated with color lithos by Lindman.

$225.00

SNIPP,SNAPP,SNURR AND THE YELLOW SLED

By LINDMAN, MAJ

LINDMAN. LINDMAN,MAJ. SNIPP,SNAPP,SNURR AND THE YELLOW SLED. Chic:Whitman 1942 (1936). 4to, cloth, pict. paste-on, inscribed on dw cover else FINE IN DW. The fifth story about these popular Swedish boys, this tells how they earn money to buy a sled. Color illus. thruout by the author. Beautiful copy.

$175.00

FARM ON THE HILL

JAHNSSON, MARGARET. SWEDISH INTEREST. THE FARM ON THE HILL. Racine: Whitman, 1939. Oblong 8vo, cloth backed pict. bds., some rubbing to covers and a few minor margin mends else VG+. The story of three young Swedish girls named Anna, Gerda and Karin and two elves named Nissa and Blissa. Illustrated with lovely color lithos by Margaret Jahnsson.

$150.00

FLICKA RICKA DICKA AND A LITTLE DOG

By LINDMAN

LINDMAN. LINDMAN,MAJ. FLICKA, RICKA, DICKA AND A LITTLE DOG. Chicago: Whitman (1946, 4th print. 1951). Sq. 4to, cloth, pict. paste-on, fine in dw. The 6th book in this series about 3 delightful Swedish children. Illustrated on every other page in full color. A beautiful copy.

$175.00

LARSSONS

LARSSON, CARL. (LARSSON,CARL)illus. LARSSONS. Stockholm:Albert Bonniers ca 1920. 4to, cloth, head of spine frayed else. A later edition of Larsson's original folio sized book. Explanatory text by Larsson is embellished with line illustrations, followed by 32 beautiful color plates of family interiors (printed on rectos only) - a continuation of the work of Ett Hem and showing the full range of Larsson's great talent. Larsson (1853-1919) achieved international fame during his own lifetime and his work incorporates the Art Nouveau influence of Mucha and of Japanese artists as well.$75.00

$75.00

CLEAN PETER AND THE CHILDREN OF GRUBBYLEA
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CLEAN PETER AND THE CHILDREN OF GRUBBYLEA

By ADELBORG, OTTILIA

NAUGHTY CHILDREN. CLEAN PETER AND THE CHILDREN OF GRUBBYLEA by Otilia Adelborg translated from the SWEDISH by Ada Wallas. NY et al: Longmans,Green, no date (1901). Oblong 4to, pictorial cloth, 24p., sl. fraying to spine ends and 2 minor margin mends else VG+. Printed on rectos only, these unmannerly children are "as black as can be; In pools of mud they gaily prance and never wash by any chance." Illustrated by the author in color on every page. See Realms of Gold p. 145.& Mahoney et al v.1 p.385. (Also listed as noted foreign book illustrator p.156). Nice book.

$275.00