Tove Jansson from Northern Lights Rare Books

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The Exploits of Moominpapa

by Jansson, Tove

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Northern Lights Rare Books
Published
1952
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$721.50

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First Printing. A remarkable copy of the UK first edition. Red cloth with gilt decoration to the upper cover and gilt titles at the spine. 7.5" x 5". pp 156 with Moomins Gallery at the rear. In fabulous clean condition, covers immaculate and free from owner names etc. The book is tight and square with a bump to the front… Read more
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Pappan och havet

by Jansson, Tove

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Northern Lights Rare Books
Published
1991
Edition
5th
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5th Edition. Original laminated illustrated boards (no dustjacket issued), 202 (203) pp., illustrated. Minor bump to the foot of the spine, otherwise a Fine clean copy, appears unread. Beautifully signed (with soft-coloured highlighting) by Tove Jansson at the half-title. With provenance.
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Brev Från Klara

by Jansson, Tove

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Northern Lights Rare Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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First Printing. First issue with Schildts imprint at the title page (the books was actually printed in Sweden). 174 pp. Printed in the Swedish language. A Fine, square, tight copy which appears unread. Minor tear to the dustjacket at top edge of the lower panel otherwise Fine. Letters from Klara was published in English for the first time in 2017.… Read more
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Den Ärliga Bedragaren

by Jansson, Tove

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$1,002.89

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First Printing. pp. 191 (192). Printed in the Swedish language, the original first edition of her novel, The True Deceiver. A stunning copy in superb condition which has been signed (with provenance) by Tove Jannson at the half-title. Fine in Fine dustjacket with minor shelf creasing to the crown.
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Bildhuggarens Dotter

by Jansson, Tove

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Northern Lights Rare Books
Published
1968
Edition
First
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$1,082.25

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First Edition. The rarest of all Tove Jansson's first editions, the first trade edition of Sculptor's Daughter. As the publisher to whom she submitted her manuscripts Schildts were nervous about this departure from the Moomins series, particularly as the author refused point-blank to illustrate the book. As a small Finnish publishing house which caters only for the Swedish-speaking minority in… Read more
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$1,082.25
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Solstaden (Sun City)

by Jansson, Tove

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Published
1974
Edition
First
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$1,226.55

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First Printing, the true first edition of Tove Jansson's first full-length novel for adults. Set in a Florida retirement centre, Solstaden is, in the author's own words, "a book about what it's like to get old and I have described the love of two very young and beautiful people in the city of the elderly." pp.171, dustjacket illustration by the… Read more
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Bildhuggarens Dotter (Sculptor's Daughter)

by Jansson, Tove

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Published
1968
Edition
1st
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$5,772.00

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First Printing. Although not marked as such on the wrapper or covers, almost certainly an Advance Reading Copy of the true first edition of Tove Jansson's Sculptor's Daughter. Softcover, pp. 146(7), index, plain white card covers in dustjacket which is fixed to the book at the spine. 21 x 13 cm, edges untrimmed. A presentation copy of this important book… Read more
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