Category: Book Illustration

Agniya Barto “A Nice Evening” (1952). Illustrated by I. Bruni.

Agniya Barto “A Nice Evening” (1952). Illustrated by I. Bruni.

Black Ravens by G. Nikolsky (1988)

Black Ravens by G. Nikolsky (1988)

Samuil Marshak, Soviet children’s book author. Book covers…

Samuil Marshak, Soviet children’s book author. Book covers (1948-1962)

“It’s Alive and It Glows…” – children’s book by Viktor…

“It’s Alive and It Glows…” – children’s book by Viktor Dragunsky, illustrated by V. Goryayev (1961)

Marya Morevna – Russian fairy tale. Vintage Soviet book…

Marya Morevna – Russian fairy tale. Vintage Soviet book illustrated by Ivan Bilibin (1967)

“Whistle’s Songs” – Soviet book by N. Aseyev published in…

“Whistle’s Songs” – Soviet book by N. Aseyev published in 1925

(I’m not entirely sure what пищик is, I had to google it.)

Soviet Winnie the Pooh illustration

First Soviet edition of the Pooh books – illustrated by Alisa Poret (1960)

Lidia Shulgina

Eduard Nazarov

Viktor Chizhikov (1986)

Boris Diodorov (1989)

Kornei Chukovsky’s fairy tales illustrated by Konstantin Rotov….

Kornei Chukovsky’s fairy tales illustrated by Konstantin Rotov. Book published in 1935.

Arkady Gaidar, “The Military Secret” illustrated by Vladimir…

Arkady Gaidar, “The Military Secret” illustrated by Vladimir Konashevich (1933)

One of the rarest Soviet children’s books (previously sold at an auction for $38,000).

November 1949 calendar illustrated by A. Davydova (from the…

November 1949 calendar illustrated by A. Davydova (from the Children’s Calendar book, 1948)