Tolstoy, Leo; Klein, Erika, illustrator LITTLE STORIES
Nashville & London: Aurora Publishers, Inc., (1971). 876951132 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, tiny patches of abraded wear to corner tips, nick to cloth spine, else a very good plus copy, in cloth-backed pictorial boards.
Miniature stories, most only a paragraph or two long, rendered in an unadorned folk-tale style, embedded with unstated though ringingly clear moral lessons; accompanied in this edition by the dense, textured, richly colored artwork of Erika Klein.