New York: Viking, 1934, 1st, blue cloth backed paper boards with portrait of Hansi and on back his little cabin and his dachshund sleeping, endpapers show the Uncle's and Aunt's cosy mountain house in detail, like an opened doll house, 9x12.25; np. Picture Book hardback.
Hansi lives with his mother, a fruit vendor, in the Tyrol, in Innsbruck. During Christmas he takes the little train up the mountain to visit his uncle. So begins a wonderful vacation. More of a short chapter book in large gorgeous picture book paintings and Bemelman's first children's book.
CONDITION: Very Good with jacket remnant included; no names or other marks, straight, clean, rubbed bottom edges and spine ends, mottled spine; clean, darkening jacket remnant has 2" chips along front, scratch, most of spine missing, large 5" chip from top back corner; unclipped $2.00. Item #21622