Carroll (Lewis)


I Översättning av Lars Forssell och Åke Runnquist. Illustrerad av Tove Jansson.

Description: FIRST SWEDISH EDITION, frontispiece and 8 full-page illustrations by Tove Jansson as well as numerous tail-piece decorations, pp. 52, crown 8vo, original wrappers with Jansson illustrations to both covers (that to front colour-printed),gentle bump at head of spine and a couple of drink-spots to border of front-cover illustration, very good

Publication Details: Stockholm: Albert Bonniers, 1959

Notes: Inscribed by the translator, Lars Forssell, on the flyleaf, to 'Agneta, Arne', with an affectionate message signed 'Lasse'; Forssell was a major literary figure in his homeland with a diverse career, from poetry and journalism to song lyrics - including the Swedish Eurovision entry in 1973. A wonderful edition of Carroll's poem, with Jansson's illustrations - full of her characteristically sombre and quizzical expressions - capturing its mood perfectly. A sparkling copy, and scarce thus - the illustrations were used for an English language version by the Tate Gallery in 2012, but this is their...more

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Price: £900

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1959

Stock Number: 68104

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