Lot 1 , Jansson, Tove - Moominvalley in November, 8vo, with dj, fly leaf inscribed and illustrated by author, Ernest Benn, London, 1971
Jansson, Tove - Moominvalley in November, 8vo, with dj, fly leaf inscribed and illustrated by author, Ernest Benn, London, 1971
Condition: Offered as a first edition.
A first UK printing with this title, no bookplates, no erasures or markings.
Vendor worked for Benn Brothers in the 1970's and arranged Cocktail parties for book launches, Tove Jansson signed, inscribed and decorated the fly leaf.
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Sold for £1,600