New York: Knopf, 1942, stated 1st; brown cloth boards with portrait of Kristie, endpapers with full illustration of Kristie pulling a carriage; frontis and 7 coloured lithos, single sided; in jacket with wrap-around painting of Kristie and the childr. Juvenile hardback.
Elmer and Einer saved their pennies for a horse, good old Kristie. But Kristie had a mind of her own and it took many weekly consultations with Axel before everything was just right, and they could finally go swimming. Told with the cadences of a folk tale and many humorous drawings in text. The first Kristie book.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, slight lean, tight, clean; in clipped jacket with half inch chip, quite rubbed extremities. Item #20953