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    • The Book of the Bear: Being Twenty-one Tales newly translated from the Russian 

      Harrison, Jane; Mirrlees, Hope (The Nonesuch Press. London, 1926)
      This little (4" x 6¼") book offers delightful illustrations to various traditional Russian stories, including several fables. I watch for the attributions in the beginning T of C and find those stories attributed to Krylov, ...
    • Das Ferkel im Stachelpelz: Fabeln und kleine Geschichten aus Russland 

      Herausgegeben und übersetzt von Herta Schult (Verlag Ludwig Auer. Donauwörth, Germany, 1992)
      "Here is a book that cost three times its value to ship from the bookdealer to here! There are twenty stories here. I tried several of the stories early in the book. They strike me as bedtime reading stories for children. ...
    • Fairy Tales in Russia 

      Gusev, V. A; MacInnes, Kenneth; Petrova, E. N (Palace Editions. St. Petersburg[Russia], 2001)
      Wow! This is an impressive undertaking. Some fourteen authors and compilers contribute, along with nine narrators of folktales and a host of artists. The 411 pages here present a raft of stories. Among them are scattered ...
    • Fairy Tales: Kaski 

      Resakova, Opena (Kazka. Kiev, 2008)
      There are four tales here in this oversize hardbound book, and the last two are fables. FS is the third tale. The unusual feature of this story is that the crane is male and the fox female. One of the nicest features ...
    • The Fox, the Hare, and the Rooster: A Russian Folk Tale 

      No Author (Malysh Publishing House. Moscow, 1960)
      This pop-up book is in very good condition. Is this good folktale really a fable? It was labeled Aesop's Fable in the eBay description. Rooster can do what neither dog nor bear can do: get the squatter fox -- whose home ...
    • Gusi-Lebedi (Russian Geese and Swans) 

      Gladkova, Galina Aleksandrovna; Provalov, V (Russkii IazykRusskiĭ i͡azyk. MoscowMoskva, 1984)
      This is an oversized pamphlet of 56 + 8 pages for English readers and speakers to learn Russian. The last eight pages are a Russian-English vocabulary list. Accents are inserted in the texts to help foreigners pronounce ...
    • Kindererzählungen, Märchen und Fabeln Russischer Klassiker 

      Busch, Manfred von; Rammelt, Heinz (Alfred Holz Verlag. Berlin, 1971)
      Some sixty to seventy percent of this book comes from L.N. Tolstoy. Other writers include Garin, Garschin, Gorki, Mamin-Sibirjak, A.N. Tolstoy, Turgeniev, and -- especially for fables -- Uschinsky. Many traditional fables ...
    • Russian Fable 

      Stepanov, N. L; Stepanov, V. P (Izd-vo "Pravda". MoscowMoskva, 1986)
      This 543-page anthology is a treasure-house of fables. I count some thirty-two Russian fabulists who are represented here, with notes on each of them at the back. There are even nine fables of Aesop. There is a full T ...
    • Russische Volksmärchen 

      Afanasʹev, A. N; Meyer, Anna (translator) (C.W. Stern. ViennaWien, 1906)
      Here is a book in wretched condition. Its condition is not surprising if one considers that it is a paperback book produced in the Austrio-Hungarian Empire in 1906! Though a hand has written 2 vols on the pre-title page, ...
    • The Three Kingdoms: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection 

      Afanasʹev, A. N (Raduga Publishers. Moscow, 1985)
      This book is identical in format and close in substance to another book in the collection from the same publisher and representing the same art collection: Words of Wisdom: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's ...
    • Words of Wisdom: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection 

      Afanasʹev, A. N (Raduga Publishers. Moscow, 1998)
      The forty-two stories in this lovely book move quickly from the simpler fable-like stories into longer, more complex, magical fairy tales. They also move to more and more specific names. Seven of the first eight qualify ...