Written by Matija Valjavec
Illustrated by Marlenka Stupica
Published by Mladinska Knjiga in 1958.
First edition, first impression
Condition: VG (one small stain on front cover as seen in pic)
Rare first edition, first impression of The Shepherd, a beautifully illustrated children’s fairy tale that was published in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 1958. Its illustrator Marlenka Stupica is one of the most acclaimed Slovene illustrators, contributing to over 100 books in her lifetime, including those by Brothers Grimm, Astrid Lindgren and Hans Christian Andersen, and exhibiting in Tokyo, Rome and Bologna.