rare Russian émigré writing
[RUSSIAN SKAZKA].Kak Lisa u muzhika rybkoi pozhivalas' [How the Fox caught a fish from the peasant].
First edition, small 8vo (19 x 14.5 cm); 8pp., text and black and white illustrations after Zhenya Kovarskaya; original printed wrappers, illustrated by E. Vasil'eva, slight rusting to staple otherwise an excellent copy.£250
First French edition; 8vo; presentation copy signed by the author on the front free endpaper, 204pp.; original publisher's printed wrappers, slightly sunned, a very good copy.£3,500
First edition; small 8vo (20.5 x 14.5); 259pp., iii, ink ownership inscription to upper flyleaf, slight age toning but very fresh internally; original grey wrappers printed in blue and red, spine toned, some slight wear but otherwise an excellent copy.£3,500
First edition; 8vo (21.7 x 14.2 cm); illustrated wrappers designed by Zamirailo, internally very fresh, repairs to edge of upper cover, small tear to upper cover, small water stains to upper and lower covers, booksellers' stamp and ink inscription to lower cover, a good copy; 112 pp.£300