New York: Viking, 1971/1955, 1st Am and 1st thus illustrated; translated from the Swedish by Marianne Turner; mustard cloth boards with little brown Karlsson, in orange floral jacket (the wallpaper) with a boy looking out of a yellow window at Karlsson and the rooftops, on the back, the window closed and the moon and stars outside; large 8vo; 128 pp. Juvenile hardback.
A marvelously funny story about a fat little man with a sort of helicopter attachment on his back who lives on Eric's roof in Stockholm and states unequivocally that he is real. (He is.) Illustrated with heavier line than the first English edition.
CONDITION: Near Fine with Very Good jacket ; straight, clean, no names or other marks; in jacket with light rubs to extrems, tiny rub and slight dulling to spine; unclipped 3.95. Item #20105