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Russian Fairy Tales


Internet Price: $ 18.00
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Russian Fairy Tales.
Collected by Aleksandr Afanas'ev. Translated by Norbert Gutermann. (2006, Pantheon Books, NY. ISBN 0-394-73090-9)

Collection of more than 175 fairy tales, in 661 pages, compiled by Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas'ev (1826-1871). There are a number of black and white illustrations throughout by Alexander Alexeieff.
"A beautiful book. I recommend it to all readers, young and old, who are interested in the folktale and its unique qualities" - Isaac Bashevis Singer, The New York Times Book Review.

Some of the more common fairy tales include: The Frog Princess; Baba Yaga; Elena the Wise; Prince Ivan, the Firebird and the Gray Wolf; Ilya Muromets and the Dragon; Maria Morevna; Koshchej the Deathless; Vasilisa the Beautiful; and many others!

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