И. А. Крылов. Сочинения. Комплект из 2 книг. Moscow: Художественная литература, 1969. IN RUSSIAN. Hardcover, 2 volumes. 922 pages. The first volume includes “The Post of Spirits, or the Scientist, Moral and Critical Correspondence of the Arab Philosopher Malikulmulk with Water, Air and Underground Spirits ” - a Russian literary and satirical journal published by Krylov, together with novels and satire. The second volume contains fables, poems, and plays. 1 set only.
Green cloth covers, about fine. Some page tanning. No writing or names.
Ivan Andreyevich Krylov (1769-1844) is Russia's best-known fabulist. While many of his earlier fables were loosely based on Aesop's and La Fontaine's, later fables were original work, often with a satirical bent.