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Gessar Khan, told by Ida Zeitlin, illustrated by Theodore Nadejen.
New York, George H. Doran Co. [c1972]
viii p., 1 l., 11-203 p. col. illus. 27 cm.
Nadejen, Theodore, 1889-1974
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Gessar-Khan is a warrior king who, with his magic weapons and his winged horse, triumphs over the forces of evil and injustice.
Originally published in the Mongolian language in 1716. The present version is principally based upon Isaac Jakob Schmidt's German translation, Die thaten bogda Gesser Chans, published in St. Petersburg in 1839. cf. Foreword.
The Gesser Khan is the Mongolian version of the Gesar.
Chocolate and ochre linocut illustrations.
Orange pictorial boards, lettering in gold, col. ill. endpapers.
Also issued online.
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