Category: book art

“First Autumn” by Osip Kolychev, book published in 1931

“First Autumn” by Osip Kolychev, book published in 1931

The Wooden Eagle, vintage book illustrated by Leonid…

The Wooden Eagle, vintage book illustrated by

Leonid Vladimirsky. Published in 1987 (buy here)

Tale of Tsar Saltan by Alexander Pushkin – Soviet book in…

Tale of Tsar Saltan by Alexander Pushkin – Soviet book in Spanish, 1973. Illustrated by Ivan Bilibin (buy here)

Illustrations from “The Colorful Sea” (1974).  Book author…

Illustrations from “The Colorful Sea” (1974).  Book author Svyatoslav Sakharnov, artists N. Ustinov and V. Trubkovich.

The Princess Frog illustrated by Ivan Bilibin, book published in…

The Princess Frog illustrated by Ivan Bilibin, book published in 1992 (buy here)

The Little Turnip – vintage postcard illustrated by I….

The Little Turnip – vintage postcard illustrated by I. Kuznetsov, 1956 (buy here)

Kolobok, traditional Russian folk tale illustrated by Yevgeny…

Kolobok, traditional Russian folk tale illustrated by Yevgeny Rachyov, 1987 (buy here)

Lettering by Ivan Bilibin (early 1900—1920s).Based on…

Lettering by Ivan Bilibin (early 1900—1920s).

Based on traditional Russian lettering styles: устав (uncial), полуустав (semi-uncial) and скоропись (cursive).

Today is Ivan Bilibin’s birthday! He was born on August 16,…

Today is Ivan Bilibin’s birthday! He was born on August 16, 1876.

“Baby Ruffes”, children’s book of rhymes illustrated by Yury…

“Baby Ruffes”, children’s book of rhymes illustrated by Yury Vasnetsov, 1981 (buy here)