Detskaia illiustrirovannaia kniga v istorii Rossii : 1881-1939 / Russian Children’s Book Illustration 1881-1939. From the Sasha Lurye Collection (Two Volumes)
Author(s): L Ershova et al
Year published: 2009
Publisher: Studio "Samolet"
Total Pages: 382 + 470 pages
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in colour
This visually stunning historical presentation includes hundreds of pages of children’s books by leading Russian artists, some only published once, many lost to censorship and a series of dramatic political shifts. All the materials come from one of the best world collections of Russian, Ukrainian and Jewish books, compiled by Alexander (Sasha) Lurye. Fine two volume set in slipcase. Text in Russian