1932 Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and The Red Shoes, Maj Lindman. Illustrated wonderfully

$49.99

A wonderfully illustrated charming tale of three Swedish boys working to buy their mother red shoes. Maj Lindman was a Swedish illustrator that produced a series with Snipp, Snapp and Snurr (the three boys) and they were translated and re-printed in English. This is a 1932 English edition, in quarto size, with bright and beautiful illustrations. It's also quite refreshing to have a story where the boys focus on someone other than themselves, as also discussed in the introduction.

Physical Attributes -

Measures approx. 25.5 x 20.5 x 1 cm.. Red cloth hardcover binding with pictorial paper over front board. Decorated endpapers with hefty library-binding hinges. Fourteen leaves. Twelve full-page color illustrations.

Condition -

See pictures. Vintage patina with shelf wear, rubbing, edge wear, etc. Slightest chipping at top and bottom of spine. Bookseller notes on rear of flyleaf, "#4867 Children's Fiction $90". Some thumbing and a toning throughout. Upper corner of text block bumped (dog-eared). 1 cm fore-edge tear at edge of page with man painting. Several pin-holes in the fore-edge margin of three pages. Light graphite mark at bottom of page where they present box to mother (marginal). Last leaf dog-eared at bottom corner. Rear flyleaf has 1 cm tear at fore-edge. Despite notes, an attractive volume with bright and beautiful illustrations.

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