" En riddare red fram, prinsessa i skogen", from "Bland Tomtar Och Troll by Åhlén & Åkerlunds Förlag, showcases Bauer's final suite of colour and monotone illustrations for this Swedish Christmas annual), illustrated by John Bauer
: Let us not forget John Bauer - This reminds me a lot of my childhood. My family kept a book called "Bland Tomtar och Troll" (Among Gnomes and Trolls) which revealed a rich and delightful world of Scandinavian fantasy.
Concept art for 1937's Snow White is gorgeous in its own right
The Princess and the Troll Sons, from The Boy and the Trolls, by John Bauer. ""Look at them," urged the troll mother. "Look at my sons. Handsomer trolls can't be found this side of the moon. But then of course, they take after their mother.