1896 Rare First Edition - Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants & Herdsmen illustrated by Emily J. Harding.
Author: Chodsko, Alex; Harding, Emily Jane (translator & illustrator).
Title: Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen. From the French of Alex Chodsko. Translated and illustrated by Emily J. Harding.
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.; London: George Allen, 1896. First US Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages : xiii-353 pages
Binding: Attractive and good to very good original full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely and wonderfully illustrated by Emily Jane Harding.
The book: An Rare First American Edition of FAIRY TALES OF THE SLAV PEASANTS AND HERDSMEN, a collection of charming tales derived from Slavic folklore, expertly translated and illustrated by Emily J. Harding from the original French text by Alex Chodsko.
The author: Alex Chodsko (1804-1891) was a notable Polish-Iranian linguist, Slavist, and Iranologist renowned for his comprehensive studies of Slavic folklore.
The illustrator: Emily Jane Harding Andrews (born Emily Jane Harding in Bristol 1850, died August 1940, in Sutherland Shire, Australia) was a British translator, painter and suffragette. She was known for her ability to bring foreign texts to English-speaking audiences with fidelity and artistic flair.
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