Russian Fairy Tales; From the Skazki of Polevoi
Russian Fairy Tales; From the Skazki of Polevoi
Russian Fairy Tales; From the Skazki of Polevoi

RUSSIA - NISBET BAIN, R. (author). Noel L. NISBET (illustrator). Russian Fairy Tales; From the Skazki of Polevoi.

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RUSSIA - NISBET BAIN, R. (author). Noel L. NISBET (illustrator). Russian Fairy Tales; From the Skazki of Polevoi. London; George G. Harrap & Co. 1915.

Royal 8vo. Original black cloth boldly and attractively blocked in red and gilt with a large onlaid pictorial plate to upper board, top edges gilt, others uncut; pp. [iv], 5-282 + [i]; with 12 striking, and detailed, black-and-white plates printed on Japon alongside 4 fine coloured plates; externally bright and clean with some bruising to spine ends and a few short closed splits, bruising to 2 forecorners, mild rubbing to onlaid cover plate, and to joints, and a small dint to fore-edge of upper board; internally generally clean and crisp without inscription and with just faint speckling to endpapers, occasional foxing and marginal marking, a few leaves short at the fore-edge margin, 3 text leaves with tiny excisions to lower forecorners.
First edition. A collection of twenty-four traditional Russian folk tales taken from the St. Petersburg edition of Narodnuiya Russkiya Skazki (1874) by Peter Nikolaevich Polevoi.

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