Category: vintage books

Soviet children’s books. “Zvyozdochka” Illustrated by Mikhail…

Soviet children’s books. “Zvyozdochka” Illustrated by Mikhail Belomlinsky (1985)

Zvyozdochka (’Little Star’) is a designated group of Little Octobrists.

ruscatontheroof: “Моя мама” В.Ткаченко (1954) …

ruscatontheroof:

“Моя мама” В.Ткаченко

(1954)  иллюстрации Д.Хайкина 

“My Mom” by V. Tkachenko, illustrated by D. Khaikin (1954)

I really stocked up on these small atlas books, haven’t I? :)…

I really stocked up on these small atlas books, haven’t I? 🙂 Two of these are sold, three others are available (I’ll try to list them tonight). They’re the same map books only with different color covers.

Things I did today.

Things I did today.

And this is my book haul. I found a copy of the Soviet Cartoon…

And this is my book haul. I found a copy of the Soviet Cartoon Artists book but with the original dust cover which unfolds into a whole poster!! (And I realized just now that I never even listed this book which I brought from St Peters. Oh dear.) Anyway, I found an Ivan Bilibin album in great condition!! And the huge tome in the last picture is an awesome space-themed book from 1960 with lots of photos. I’m debating keeping it for myself.

“The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish” by Alexander Pushkin,…

“The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish” by Alexander Pushkin, illustrated by Vladimir Konashevich (1922)

One Thousand and One Nights (Russia, 1929-1939)

One Thousand and One Nights (Russia, 1929-1939)

“The Tale of the Russian Land” by A. Nechvolodov (1913)A…

“The Tale of the Russian Land” by A. Nechvolodov (1913)

A fantastic example of traditional Russian ustav (uncial) script.

Raisa Kudasheva “A Little Tree Was Born In The Forest” (a…

Raisa Kudasheva “A Little Tree Was Born In The Forest” (a traditional Russian holiday song), book from 1958

Title page from Yevgeniya Trutneva’s book “Winter, Spring,…

Title page from Yevgeniya Trutneva’s book “Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn” illustrated by Sergey Kupriyanov (1966)