The Fool and the Fish : a Tale from Russia
Afanasyev, Alexander Nikolayevich.retold by Lenny Hort. illustrated by Gennady Spirin

New York, NY Dial Books 1990 Second printing Thin tall quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. SIGNED without inscription by illustrator on half title page. A retelling of the story of lazy Ivan who finds a wish-giving fish, and get summoned to the court of the Tsar where things go very wrong. Spirin is an award winning illustrator originally from the Ukraine and Russia. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 17214)


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