Item #1835 [NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]. J. Shul’ts.
[NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]
[NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]
[NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]
[NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]
[NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]
[NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]

[NATIVE AMERICANS] Sinopa – malen’kii indeets [i.e. Sinopah, Indian Boy]

Moscow: Izdatel’stvo detskoi literatury, 1938. Item #1835

80 pp.: ill. 20x14 cm. In original illustrated cardboards. Small stamps of school library on t.p and last page., trace from card pocket, otherwise very good copy.

Second Russian lifetime edition. Scarce.
The Russian translation of James Schultz’s story about a Blackfoot boy Sinopah (1913). It was undertaken by Aleksandra Krivtsova (1896-1958). She was engaged in translation since the mid-1920s and her works kept publishing after her death. This adaptation was first printed in 1930.
In 1938, the book was re-designed by Mikhail Khrapkovskii (1905-1959). He is known for children’s book designs, collaboration with magazines “Krokodil” [Crocodile], “30 dnei” [30 days], “Murzilka”, etc., and propaganda posters created in the 1930s. He taught at the Advance Training Course for Caricature Artists held by TASS. This book was one of Khrapkovskii’s last works before being sentenced to GULAG. In 1941, he was sentenced to 8 years in forced labor camps on charges of collaborating with German intelligence together with artist K. Rotov. In the mid-1950s, Khrapkovskii was rehabilitated and came back to book and poster design.
The book contains small illustrations in text, depicting native American clothes, headdress, tools, etc., as well as black and white full-page reproductions of paintings.
No copies are found in Worldcat.

Status: On Hold
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