8vo, pp. 214, including facsimile ms. forward in Bal’mont’s hand; paper browned and brittle, half-title torn and repaired; hinges broken; in publishers’ original paper boards, cloth spine, worn.
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Iz Mirovoi Poezii [From the world’s poetry].
First edition: Bal’mont’s translations into Russian of a selection of poems by Rustaveli, Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Poe, Rossetti, Whitman, Tennyson, Goethe, Heine, Leopardi, Baudelaire, and others.
Kilgour 82; Tarasenkov p. 28.
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