O liubvi, poezii i gosudarstvennoi sluzhbe. Dialog [On love, poetry and civil service: a dialogue].

Berlin, “Skify”, [1920].

8vo, pp. 18, with additional German title-page; paper browned, old ownership note on title and half-title; in the original printed wrappers.

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First edition: a comic one-act dialogue variously between a Poet in love, a Fool, and a Courtier, written towards the end of Blok’s life.

Ashukin p. 38; not in Kilgour.

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