[Tatar Folk Proverbs] Tatar chalyk makal'lare
Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan [Russia]: Tatarstan kitap Nasrijaty / Tatarskoe knizhnoe izd-vo, 1959. Complete in three volumes. 914, 960, and 1013 pages. Text in Tatar; Russian title from colophon: Tatarskiye narodnyye poslovitsy. The classic collection of Tatar proverbs, more than 38,000, compiled by an acclaimed writer of songs and plays. A new edition was issued in 2010. Scarce in the West, with just one US holding (Harvard, OCLC 83619595) and two incomplete sets in Germany. ISBN: 281AIB1038959.
First edition (first printing). Very good to near fine volumes; no dust jackets, perhaps as issued. Bookplate in each volume.