TIKHONOV, NIKOLAI SEMENOVICH. 1896-1979.
CHUPYATOV, LEONID TERENTEVICH, illustrator. Vamberi. Leningrad: GIZ, 1925.
8vo. 59 pp. Original decorated wrappers. Spine restored.
Children's story about Vámbéry Ármin [1832-1913], a Hungarian-Jewish linguist who traveled on crutches throughout Central Asia in the early 1860s disguised as a Sunni dervish named Reshit Efendi. The International Bureau of Education of Geneva included this title in its Children's Books and International Goodwill Report and List (1929). Chupyanov was a set designer, book illustrator and portrait painter.