The Russian Garland – Robert Steele (ed) (1920s)


The Russian Garland – Robert Steele (ed) (1920s)


Title: The Russian Garland, being Russian Folk Tales: Translated from a collection of Chap-Books made in Moscow

Author: Robert Steele (ed.), J. R. De Rosciszewski (illus)

Publisher: A. M. Philpot. No date, most likely early 1920s.

Condition: Hardcover, fair. Some wear to spine and cover. Cracked hinge very neatly repaired. Slight foxing. Book unmarked. With 6 illustrated colour plates. 243pp, 8.5″ by 6.5″.

A collection of Russian folk-tales, illustrated with 6 colour plates.

Contents include:

Story of Lyubim Tsarevich and the Winged Wolf

Story of the most wonderful and noble Self-Playing Harp

Story of the Golden Mountain

Story of the Duck with Golden Eggs

Emelyan, the Fool

Story of the Knight Yaroslav Lasarevich and the Princess Anastasia