Skazka o tom, kak lvitsa vospitala tsarskago syna [A tale of a royal son who was raised by a lioness]

Skazka o tom, kak lvitsa vospitala tsarskago syna [A tale of a royal son who was raised by a lioness]

[New York]: Rabochee knigoizdatelstvo, 1918. Original publisher's wrappers. Good. Item #215

Duodecimo (12.2 x 19.4 cm). 32 pages. Text in Russian. Uncut and unopened copy; light wear and soil to wrappers; a few nicks to edges; still a good copy.

A Russian emigre children's book and a rare example of the Russian lubok literature, popular in the late 19th – early 20th centuries. They are cheap and simple books, similar to chapbooks. Lubok print is characterized by simple graphics and narratives derived from literature, religious stories, and popular tales.

As of April 2020, OCLC shows five copies.

Price: $250.00

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