Lot 1152: Woislav M Petrovitch HERO TALES & LEGENDS OF THE SERBIANS c1914 Antique Folk Tales Customs Superstitions Lore Ballads Color Illustrations Plates Decorative Binding
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians
Author: Woislav M. Petrovitch
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company
City: New York
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xxiii/393 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: Contents include the following chapters, among others: Historical Retrospect, Superstitious Beliefs and National Customs, Serbian National Epic Poetry, Banovitch Strahinya, and Tsar Lazarus and the Tsarina Militza.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blue cloth, with an elaborate illustration of a man on a horse on the front cover. The hinges are cracked. There is an attachment from the Buffalo Public Library affixed to the front pastedown. The pages exhibit age toning, and scattered foxing at the edges of the text block.
This work contains 32 color illustrations by William Sewell and Gilbert James.
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