[GIGANTIC TURNIP BY SIMONOVICH-EFIMOVA] Skazka Repka [i.e. The Gigantic Turnip]
[GIGANTIC TURNIP BY SIMONOVICH-EFIMOVA] Skazka Repka [i.e. The Gigantic Turnip]
[GIGANTIC TURNIP BY SIMONOVICH-EFIMOVA] Skazka Repka [i.e. The Gigantic Turnip]

[GIGANTIC TURNIP BY SIMONOVICH-EFIMOVA] Skazka Repka [i.e. The Gigantic Turnip]

Moscow: Detgiz, 1937. Item #194

[12] pp.: ill. 24,5x29 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Tears of the extremities. Otherwise very good.

Lithographed edition. Covers and illustrations by Nina Simonovich-Efimova (1877-1948), Russian Soviet artists, who worked in etching and autolithography techniques; one of the creators of the professional puppet theater in Russia.

The Gigantic Turnip is a children’s folktale of Slavic origin. It is a cumulative tale where everyone is trying to get out the turnip which grew up too big. It is included in the Aarne-Thompson classification system (#2044).

Worldcat locates one copy in University of Oxford.

Price: $900.00

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