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Speckled Hen. Rare miniature book.

Speckled Hen. Rare miniature book.

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Zak, S. [Speckled Hen]. Kurochka Riabaya.

Series "Biblioteka Murzilki".
Illustrations by Ap. Manuilov.

Moskva, Izd-vo "Rabochaia Gazeta", 1929.
32mo, 11, [1] pp. including wrappers.

In original pictorial wrappers.
Near very good condition, minor tears to some pages.

This new version of a Russian folktale is centered around an old woman, her hen, and other animals who live on her farm. The story is crafted in the style of a cumulative tale.
Illustrations were created by the sculptor Appolon Manuilov (1894-1973), known for his work on the Alexander Griboyedov monument in Moscow.

We couldn't trace any copy of this edition via OCLC.

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