Fon-Braten. Roman v stikhakh iz velikosvetskoi zhizni [Fon-Braten. A novel in verse about high society].

Berlin: Izdanie knizhnogo magazina "Grad Kitezh" 1922. Octavo (14.5 × 11 cm). Original side-stapled wrappers; 38 pp. Light fraying of wrapper edges; upper and lower corner of the front and rear wrapper chipped; cancelled stamps of the University of London to front wrapper and the title page; still good or better. Item #5567

First edition of this satirical narrative poem, supposedly written around 1890 and copied down from memory in Cannes in 1921 by the Russian nobleman and poet Vladimir Miatlev. Miatlev was a monarchist and member of the Zemstvo. Before the Revolution he published seven volumes of verse in Russia. KVK, OCLC show copies at Cambridge, University of Leeds, Bibliotheque de Geneve, Harvard, Amherst, Wilmington, and Maryland.

Price: €100.00