Helsinki: Gebers / Schildts, 1952. Offset, with holographic inscription on title page. Pictorial boards bound in cloth spine. Text in Swedish. 24pp. 8 ¼ x 11 in. First Edition. Very good; with light wear to edges and corners of wraps, and very small bumps to hardcover surface. Item #6578
The true first edition of “Hur Gick Det Sen? Boken om Mymlan, Mumintrollet och Lilla My” [The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My], Tove Jansson’s first picture book in the Moomin series. Composed in verse, the book tells the story of Mymble and Moomintroll in beautiful color cut-out spreads, distinctive in Jansson’s unique style. An exceptionally rare true first edition, published by Gebers in 1952.