Krai ottsov [Land of the fathers].

Berlin, Parabola, [1934?].

8vo, pp. 72, a few pencil annotations; in the original printed wrappers, some wear to edges and head and tail of spine.

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First edition: a collection of poems.

Not in Tarasenkov, NUC, OCLC or the British Library catalogue. RLIN cites two copies, at Cornell and Harvard (April 2002).

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