233. Parnok (Sofia Yakovlevna) [The Roses of Pieria], first edition, a few minor spots, original pictorial wrappers, a few light spots, minor nick to spine ends, Moscow & St. Petersburg, 1922.
est. £400 – £600
A very good copy of the rare second published book of verse by Parnok. Parnok was the first explicitly lesbian Russian poet and had a well-publicised affair with her fellow poet Marina Tsvetaeva. Her later works were banned by the Soviet authorities.