Leningrad, [Kandozhniki], 1971, 15x11. Children's reference hardback.
A feast of Yuri Vasnetsov's masterful illustrations of fairy tales, closely tied to colourful Russian folk art, yet always surprising and original, With an English essay and abbreviated index with the source of the paintings and illustrations. Laid in is a Fine 1957 paperback copy of Magpie; one of the illustrations appears as #79 in the book itself. Shipping/handling at postal cost for this large heavy book.
CONDITION: Fine in Good Plus jacket; bright, clean, no names, in a jacket with very rubbed spine creases and a pulled surface tear at spine top, but with no loss of paper or tears, which has protected the book well. The Magpie quarto paperback is Fine, as new. Item #22790