Ivan the Fool; or, The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils


This antique hardcover first edition is bound in gray pictorial boards, with red and black lettering and a cover illustration showing a man and three little devils. Spine lettering and decorations are gilt. Some cover soil, edgewear; some wear to spine; inner pages very slightly browned; mostly a clean, tight copy. Translated by Adolphus Norraikow, the book contains a short note by the translator, and three short stories: "Ivan the Fool," "A Lost Opportunity" and "Polikushka." 172 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • Ivan the Fool; or, The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Valerian Gribayedoff, illustrator
  • Charles L. Webster and Co., 1891
  • First edition