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De tre små maends rejse til solen.

Kobenhaven: Branner og Korch; no date, (1950's?) wraps PAPERBACK; yellow card covers with the heroes, the tug boat captain and the African king, printed on one side only. 10.25x7.75; one side only. Danish language softcover.

The mischievous 3 little men and their sidekick Nummer are expelled to the sun and have a linked series of misadventures. Petersen uses their simple shapes and round faces to form a huge range of expressions. The three little men and quite soon after the Number man, got their start as four panel cartoons in Storm's magazine, then, in 1920, in the first Danish cartoon, followed by cartoon books in the 20's. Stereotypes.

CONDITION: Very Good; collector's tiny 1963 initials, covers and pages darkening, crease across top corner, light spine end rubs; otherwise very nice. Item #22027

Price: $40.00

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