Vedro ognia [A bucket of fire].

Moscow, [All-Russian Union of Poets, 1920].

12mo, pp. [16], title within ruled border; unbound as issued, stamp on verso of last leaf.


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First edition. Sidorov published only a handful of verse collections (Stilts, Skiff, both 1920; A Cloven Sun, 1921; Stalks, 1922). According to one contemporary reviewer, he was a poetic ‘builder of a second Rome’.

OCLC locates only a photocopy at Stanford. Tarasenkov p. 340; not in Kilgour.

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