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Mama's Way, Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
1 Mama's Way
Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1962 First Edition, Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean brown cloth boards with golden brown cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, very slight bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. No other marks. 214 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at corner tips and spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nice clean book & dustjacket, signed by author -- gift quality. 8vo. Scandinavia. 011589

Price: 30.00 USD
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Lion Among Roses: A Memoir of Finland, Bradley, David
2 Lion Among Roses: A Memoir of Finland
Bradley, David
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1965 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with orange and pink decoration on cover, orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). Inscribed and Signed by author on title page: "To Bill Green - How to write is mainly a problem of what you've got to say - Good Luck - David Bradley - 1965". 278 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" closed tear at top front panel edge near spine, tiny chip at base spine corner (smaller than a pea). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author shares his absorbing discoveries of the fascinating and isolated land of Finland. 014065

Price: 75.00 USD
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A Scandinavian Summer: Impressions of Five Months in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland, Franck, Harry A.
3 A Scandinavian Summer: Impressions of Five Months in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland
Franck, Harry A.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with red decoration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers decorated with maps. Previous owner name and date on half-title page. 397 pgs. Illustrated with photographs, most by the author. 8vo. Scandinavia. 010928

Price: 12.00 USD
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The History of Danish Dreams, Hoeg, Peter
4 The History of Danish Dreams
Hoeg, Peter
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1995 0-374-17138-6 / 9780374171384 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition, 1995" on copyright page, in unclipped jacket. Clean green/gray boards with clean black spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very light bumping to top spine edge, no fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 356 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, first published in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1988. 018730

Price: 20.00 USD
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Thord Firetooth, Lide, Alice Alison/ Johansen, Margaret Alison
5 Thord Firetooth
Lide, Alice Alison/ Johansen, Margaret Alison
Boston - New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1937 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Pitz, Henry 
Clean brown clothboards with black lettering on front and spine and black illustration on front bottom right corner. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. No bumping or wear to edges. Pages are clean and crisp with no writing. Dustjacket is bright and clean, unchipped, two very short closed edge tears. 226 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 014141

Price: 20.00 USD
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6 The Play of Heaven
Lindstrom, Rune (translated Into English By Elspeth Harley Schubert)
Stockholm Svenska Kyrkans Diakonistyrelses Bokforlag 1941 First Edition Thus Soft Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean off white soft bound book with red, black and blue illustration and lettering on cover, black and red lettering on spine. No creasing or chipping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. 100 pgs. 8vo. Play. 014905

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Road, Martinson, Harry
7 The Road
Martinson, Harry
New York Reynal & Co. 1955 First American Edition, First printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition, First printing. Clean blue-black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper; very slight even browning to endpapers where dustjacket flaps lie. 276 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This autobiographical novel by an author who was considered to be one of Sweden's most talented writers is the story of a Swedish vagabond making his way across the countryside. Full of warmth and lyrical beauty. 015151

Price: 250.00 USD
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My Darling from the Lions, Morris, Edita
8 My Darling from the Lions
Morris, Edita
Boston Little Brown 1943 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and horizontal line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Lillian Barnard (this with warm thanks for her excellent lecture at the Pen and Brush - Edita Morris - New York, October 24, 1943." 295 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom spine edge, slight edge wear, small closed edge tear; author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in Sweden, beautifully written, scarce. 8vo. Fiction. 015317

Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Good Food From Sweden: Including the Smorgasbord
Norberg, Inga
New York Sweden House, Inc. 1939 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean yellow and blue tweed cloth boards with dark blue title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. 1/4" closed tear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 186 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has slight edge chipping, front inside flap has been trimmed laterally (approx. 1-1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cook Book. 009577

Price: 20.00 USD
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Summer Landscape, Redlich, Monica
10 Summer Landscape
Redlich, Monica
London Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd. 1952 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. Very clean except for small spot of darkening at front gutter and small spot of darkening at base of spine. No fraying, hint of very light surface wear at corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name/address on front free endpaper; slight foxing to endpapers, with small brown tape offset to front and rear endpapers. 231 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs by the author throughout. Clean dustjacket has chipping at top and bottom spine edges, with top edge chip extending slightly into front panel. Jacket is not price clipped, has lovely photo of author on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Monica Redlich's first book "Danish Delight" published in 1939 described her first year of married life in Copenhagen; in this book she returns on holiday to Denmark with her husband (Danish Consul General in New York), staying for a time with her parents in England on the way. The contrasts and parallels between the summer landscapes of New England, the English Midlands and Denmark, is one of the themes of the book, but its special charm lies in the gaiety and enthusiasm of the author. 8vo. Travel. 014033

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Viking Bodleys - An Excursion into Norway and Denmark, Scudder, Horace E.
11 The Viking Bodleys - An Excursion into Norway and Denmark
Scudder, Horace E.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1885 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated paper covered boards and spine. 1885 on title page, Copyright 1884 on copyright page. Wear-through to paper at corners, spots of wear-through to edges. Clean boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers, old previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout; black and white frontis illustration with tissue guard. Light foxing to prelimanary pages. 190 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 021472

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Flight of the Eagle, Sundman, Per Olof
12 The Flight of the Eagle
Sundman, Per Olof
New York Pantheon 1970 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sundman crystallizes the drama of one of the great mysteries of the Arctic: the attempt in 1897 by the Swedish scientist S. A. Andree to sail to the North Pole in a hydrogen gas balloon. Translated from the Swedish by Mary Sandbach. 8vo. Adventure. 013733

Price: 25.00 USD
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