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Yes and No Stories: A Book of Georgian Folk Tales by  George and Helen PAPASHVILY - First Edition - 1946 - from Bluebird Books and

Yes and No Stories: A Book of Georgian Folk Tales

by PAPASHVILY, George and Helen

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1946. Hardcover. Stated First Edition, copyright page. A delightful collection of English language folk tales from the Caucasus. Profusely illustrated by Simon Lissim, with his decorations at each story's title page and fanciful maps of Black Sea/Georgia area at endpapers. Charmingly, each story begins: 'There was, there was, and yet there was not, there was once a ... [man, fox, hunter, etc.] ' --- In full dark navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine, blue decorations on cover and spine. Lissim illustrated jacket bears original $2.50 flap price. --- With inked remark: 'Presented by the Author/Ada W. Lehman - May 2, 1951' on verso of front free endpaper; else a firm, unmarked copy. Very faint soiling to otherwise excellent jacket, which is in removable archival mylar protector. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 228 pages .


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