Stockholm: Bonniers, Bonniers Barnbibliotek #125, 1956/1944; red cloth spine, white boards with picture of little girl in woods talking to a wild flower fairy; small 8vo, 167 pp plus ads. Swedish language hardback.
Short tales of children, trolls, and magic with delightful inked illustrations by Beskow. The last story in this book, Jon Blunds paraply, refers to the death of the artist's son in 1922.
CONDITION: Good Minus; lightly soiled boards, front corners very bumped or worn off, heavy, unattractive foxing on board edges & top inner margins, tiny (1/16", 3 cm) tears in red cloth spine; however, straight, tight, & clean inside, appearing unread. Item #17110