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TEFFI (LOKHVITSKAIA, NADEZHDA ALEXANDROVNA) / PARAIN, NATHALIE (ILL.): - Baba-Yaga [A Folk Tale]. Paris, YMCA Press, 1932.

 1495481076,
. 4to. Pp. (24). Text in Russian. With lovely coloured illustrations. Original lithographed wrappers with some wear. Resewn, spine restored with cloth, loss of corners to front wrapper, last leaf with tear restored and some remains of old tape at inner margin. But still a likeable copy. First edition. Baba-Yaga is a folklore tale about a a frightening witch-like old woman living in the forest. There are many illustrated versions about her in Russian folklore. Teffi was a renowned humanist writer in pre-Revolutionary Russia and Nathalie Parain, Ukrainian-born artist who illustrated many popular children's books. Both settled in Paris in the 1920s.
EUR 340.00 [Appr.: US$ 410.56 | £UK 302.25 | JPą 42603] Book number 120993

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