Scandinavia

22507 Fairy Tales from the North - Einar Nerman.

Fairy Tales from the North.

A Swedish artist, caricaturist, and musician (1888-1983) who studied with Matisse in Paris, lived for many years in London , and then moved to the United States during the War, at the time of this book. Sweden: Dalecarlia Horse, Princess of Babylon (Lagerlöf), Little Lisa; Norway, (Asbyornsen and Moe): Virgin as Godmother, Princess on the Glass Hill, Little Freddie and His Fiddle, Kari Wooden-Skirt, Cat on Dovrefell; Denmark (Andersen): Nightingale, Little Sea Maid, Thumbelina, Swineherd,Tinderbox, A lively translation, which I assume was his.

$125.00

 

20961 Bland Tomtar och Troll, Strömgren ed / Bauer & Norelius illustrators. Dw.

Bland Tomtar och Troll.

On the cover a greedy Norelius troll holds a beautiful princess in his hands. A gorgeous children's annual, continued for many years, with the elegant and beautiful artwork by Bauer and the more humorous and wild paintings of Norelius. In Swedish. A lovely copy.

$210.00

 

Moominsummer Madness. Tove Jansson. Walck 1961 1st US printing.

Moominsummer Madness.

"The Moomin family keeps finding itself swept into marvelous adventures and extraordinary encounters, all of which it faces with characteristic imperturbability." Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

We try to keep Moomins in stock and at the time of this writing have two others, less expensive. Use the Search.

$65.00

 

Great Swedish Fairy Tales.

A well designed book of old tales illustrated with facsimiles of the works of Sweden's great John Bauer (1882-1918), whose work is so richly imagined, and so hard to find in the original.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$25.00

 

Leif the Unlucky.

The last remaining young people of a forgotten Viking colony in Greenland struggle with the ethical challenges of being the last of their culture. A fine book by a gifted storyteller.
Note: This book has been SOLD.

$6.00

 

The Hunted Prince

Based on the saga of the tenth century Olaf Tryggvisson, a warrior king of Norway. As a small boy escaping from the murderers of the king, Thorgils pledges himself for a lifetime to protect Prince Olaf and help him return to his kingdom.

$26.00

 

Anna's Garden Songs.

Anna, a totally charming pale haired child with granny glasses, gives us a little poem about each vegetable on each spread.

$6.00

 

Anna's Garden Songs.

Anna, a totally charming pale haired child with granny glasses, gives us a little poem about each vegetable on each spread.

$6.00

 

The Curious Faun.

All fauns had withdrawn from human civilization but then a little faun sets off to find if people are truly wicked and silly. Subtle watercolour paintings and simple words tell a story with a happy end. Note: This book has been sold.

$12.00

 

Norwegian Fairy Tales.

Written by a Norwegian, in English, in a friendly discourse with the reader, with each chapter containing several stories: The Mountain Trolls, , the Hulders, the Forest Trolls, the Noekk, the Nisse, the Draug. Note: This book has been sold.

$16.00

 

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