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SOLSTADEN (Sun City) - - First Printing, Signed

SOLSTADEN (Sun City) - - First Printing, Signed

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SOLSTADEN (Sun City) - - First Printing, Signed

by Jansson, Tove

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Helsinki: Schildts, 1974. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First Printing, the true first edition of Tove Jansson's first full-length novel for adults. Publshed in Helsinki by Schildts, the author's Swedish-language publisher in her native Finland. 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.". Hardcover in dustjacket, pp.171. The dustjacket illustration by the author. Printed in the Swedish language. A Fine, tight, square copy, appears unread. The dustjacket has minor rubbing/wear to the extremities otherwise VG. SIGNED in black ink at the title page by the author, extremely rare thus.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
16082115
Title
SOLSTADEN (Sun City) - - First Printing, Signed
Author
Jansson, Tove
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Helsinki: Schildts
Date Published
1974
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
MOOMINS, MUMINTROLLET, ART, ILLUSTRATION, FINNISH SWEDISH LITERATURE, AUTHOR-SIGNED, MOOMINS, MUMIT, MOOMINPAPPA, MOOMINMAMMA, SNIFF, SNUFKIN, TOO-TICKY, THE SNORK MAIDEN, MOOMINVALLEY, Finn Family Moomintroll, HATTIFATTENERS, THE GROKE, FILLYJONK, STINKY
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Fine and rare books with an emphasis on signed books and autograph material. Special interests and expertise include the works of Tove Jansson and we are active buyers of her works - feel free to contact us if you have material to sell.

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