Marya Morevna. Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, Aleksandr Nikolaevich Afanasiev.

Marya Morevna

St. Petersburg: State Printing Company for Securities [Expeditsii Zagotovleny Gosudarstvennukh Bumag], 1903. First edition. Stiff Wraps. 12 pages. 32.5: 25.5 cm. Original cover chromolithograph, 8 chromolithographed illustrations (including 3 full-page), decorative borders printed in brown, all after Bilibin. Commissioned by the Tsarist government in 1899, this series of skazki [fairy tales] established Bilibin internationally as the foremost interpreter of Russian folk tales. Perforated library stamp lower front cover, small six digit number in blue lower front cover, chip front cover head. Interior, bright, clean and fine. Orig. illustrated chromolithographic front cover and back covers. Very good. Item #22143

Price: $495.00