HARVEST ... Translated by Florence and Naboth Hedin. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [1-2] 3-294 [295-298: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained yellow, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition in English. An omnibus collection of travel sketches, retellings of Biblical legends, reminiscences of literary mentors (including Carlyle), transcriptions of addresses, and retellings of ten Swedish legends, several with fantastic elements. The supernatural enters into many of her stories, though her most famous work is the children's fantasy, THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF NILS. 1938 birthday gift inscription on front free endpaper. Gold lettering on spine panel dull, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear and shallow tears at edges, internal tape mends to same, and sunned spine panel. (#117612).
First edition so stated on copyright page.