Small 8vo, pp. 56, + 7 pp. advertisements; some minor stains to upper margin of a few leaves, but a good copy in the original printed wrappers, slightly dust-soiled.
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Korolevna i rytsari. Skazki [The king’s daughter and the knights. Fairy tales].
First edition. The majority of this collection of poems was written between 1909 and 1915, and can be seen, according to Bely, as ‘a transition from the gloomy despair of The Urn  to the consciousness of The Star [not published until 1922]; awakening from the unconsciousness of the grave to vital life, Life itself sounds like a fairy tale’.
Kilgour 185; Tarasenkov p. 53.
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