BAUER, John and Einar NORELIUS (illustrators). Elly STRÖGREN (editor). Bland Tomtar och Troll En Samling Sagor. 31. [Among Gnomes and Trolls, A collection of fairy tales and stories.] Stockholm; Åhlén & Åkerlunds Förlags A.-B. 1938.
Square 8vo. Original ivory cloth lettered in gilt to upper board with onlaid pictorial plate to upper cover, preserved in decorated dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-121 + [i]; with decorated title, one other device in black and white and a total of 15 fine coloured plates mounted-at-large on captioned grey mounts (4 by John Bauer and 11 by Einar Norelius); a fine and exceptional copy, both externally and internally, without inscription, protected by a remarkably good dustwrapper with a slim waterstain to head of spine (extending to a maximum depth of 15mm); very scarce in dustwrapper.
First edition. This is the thirty-first annual in this famous Scandinavian series of folk tales.