ELF CHILDREN OF THE WOODS - Elsa Beskow, 1st Ed 1932 ILLUSTRATED FAIRIES ELVES
ELF CHILDREN OF THE WOODS
Book Details + Condition: Scarce first American edition from a famous children's author and illustrator. Harper & Brothers (New York and London), 1932. Originally published in the native Swedish language. This English edition was printed in Sweden. Translated from the Swedish by Zita Beskow. Large format children's book with full-page color illustrations. Measures 13" x 10". The author, Elsa Beskow, was a Swedish children's book author and illustrator. She is often called the 'Beatrix Potter' of Scandinavia. Filled with beautiful, sweet full-color illustrations of fairies, elves, and woodland creatures. Tight binding; normal wear to boards, with some old marks on the back cover; tears to edges of a few pages (all repaired); text is clean and unmarked.