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("Khudozhestvennai͡a literatura"Artistic Literature, 1984)
The illustrations are delightful. Those that are immediately clear as Aesopic for fables I know come on pages 4-5, 11, 38-9, 55, 177, and 183. Valuable for including to show Aesop's international influence. Here is a ...
Simtas Pasakecios: J.A. Krylovas: Rinktine 103
(Spaude M. MorkunoSpaudė M. Morkūno spaustivė, 1972)
Here are 103 Krylovian fables -- of the 200 or so that he created -- translated into Lithuanian in a sturdy paperback book 6¼ x 9?. Many are illustrated with the familiar black-and-white illustrations of A. Laptyev. The ...
I. A. Krylov: Basni
Imagine my surprise first at finding a Russian bookstore in my wanderings around Kanda, and then my surprise at finding a lovely Krylov edition, and finally my surprise--after lots of deliberation over a stiff price--at ...
("Sov. Rossii͡a"Covetskar Rosser, 1988)
A compact edition with T of C at the rear. About one-quarter of the fables are illustrated. Are these done in charcoal? They are delightful but indistinct in this printing format.
(Harcourt Brace and company,, 1926)
Apparently originally published by Jonathan Cape in London; there is no such indication here (and no date whatsoever). Though Harcourt, Brace is listed as in New York, the book is made and printed in London. A charming ...
Fables from Russia
(Oxford University Press, 1943)
Sixty-eight fables in a very nice thin little volume with simple engravings. T of C on 9-10. Many of Krilov's fables seem to be entirely conversation; an example is Cuckoo and Dove (58). The best of the fables here are ...
Complete, with T of C at the back. Seven good silhouettes on the cover and end papers. The twenty-four black-and-white reproductions along the way give strong testimony to the art tradition accompanying Krylov's fables, ...
Chwedlau neu Ddammegion Aesop
(Argraffwyd a Chyhoeddwyd gan R. Hughes & Son,, 1870?)
What a wonderful little treasure. The first book has a frontispiece of Aesop holding a scroll sitting in the countryside surrounded by animals. 140 fables, most with rectangular little illustrations reminiscent of Croxall. ...
(Detskai͡a lit-raDetskaya Literatura, 1983)
A selection of fables and illustrations in magazine format from the book Basni (1965) by the same people. Seven full-page illustrations and three vignettes. Only the cover illustration seems new, a nice adaptation of the ...
(E.P. Dutton & co.Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1920?)
Eighty-six fables. The two versions have different cover and spine material, title on spine, endpapers, page size, page cut, and tint on the top of the pages. That is, the version with London on its spine is larger, ...