Krov’-ruda [Blood-ore].

St Petersburg & Berlin, Epokha, 1922.

Small, square 8vo, pp. 29, [3]; a good copy, somewhat shaken, stitching loose, in the original printed paper wrappers, gilt (gilding chipped and worn, affecting lettering).


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First edition of a collection of twenty-one poems. The word ‘krov’’ (‘blood’) is recurrent throughout this vividly carnal work, appearing in almost every poem; several pieces grant an insight into the nervous disorder of the poet’s mother.

Tarasenkov p. 417.

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