Item #22006 Historien om Fire børn, en Missekat og en Kvanki=Vanki. Edward Lear, Jørgen Nash.
Historien om Fire børn, en Missekat og en Kvanki=Vanki.
Historien om Fire børn, en Missekat og en Kvanki=Vanki.
Historien om Fire børn, en Missekat og en Kvanki=Vanki.
/Arne Ungermann, illustrator.

Historien om Fire børn, en Missekat og en Kvanki=Vanki.

Kobenhaven, Denmark: Gyldendal, 1950, 25000 copies; cream cloth spine, dark blue paper boards with Lear creature in a huge coffee pot and a cat, plain green bottom board, 10.1x12.2"; 28 pp. Danish language hardback.

Vivid colour printing of fanciful scenes on matte paper. Ungermann's very modern paintings bring to mind the angular, minimal world of Lear's drawings. From the Macmillan library of Doris Patee, first an assistant to Louise Bechtel and May Massee, then a children's book editor and editor of A Critical History of Children's Literature, part of the lineage of women who promoted children's publishing and libraries in mid-century America.

CONDITION:Very Good; bookplate, bottom corners bumped and rubbed through, light wrinkling throughout bottom page margin and light soil to back, original price tag kr 5.50. Item #22006

Price: $85.00

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