Children's Stories from Russian Fairy Tales
1917, with 12 colour plates by Arthur A Dixon
First edition, illustrated covers with cloth spine. 25 × 19cm, 144pp. Dated by advertising slipped tipped in at the end of the text with March 1917 price revisions on.
A collection of fourteenRussian fairy tales, such as Ivan-Tzarevitch, the Glowing Bird and the Grey Wolf; The Metal Man and the Many-Headed Snakes; The Golden Fish, and The Three Tzardoms. Illustrated with 12 colour plates by Arthur A Dixon, and numerous black and white drawings within the text.
Quite a scarce copy, but in good only condition. The covers are heavily bumped and rubbed, and the inner binding is a little strained in places. However, all plates are present and the book is perfectly readable.