Good Sense and Good Fortune and other Polish folk tales 1970 Lucia Merecka Borski SIGNED ~ folklore, legends, folktales of Poland


Title: Good Sense and Good Fortune and other Polish folk tales

Author: Compiled and Translated by Lucia Merecka Borski
Illustrator: Erica Gorecka-Egan

Description: Inscribed by Borski on half-title page. Fern-green cloth with dark green lettering on spine and floral-vase pictorial on the front cover. Clean. Dust jacket lightly worn at spine ends (some shallow chipping); front flap clipped but still showing publisher's price of $3.95; in an archival mylar sleeve. pp. x, 83.

Twenty-three delectable tales from the most representative sources of Polish folklore, depicting the humor, wit, and cleverness of the people.

Lucia Merecka Borski (1903-1996) was born in Poland to a family of booksellers. She was associated with the New York Public Library between 1922 and 1944 and then served the Library of Congress as a Slavic language cataloger. She was also the first librarian and archivist at the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: David McKay Company, Inc.
Place: New York
Year: 1970

Keywords: Poland, folklore, legends, folktales,

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