New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1916. First American Edition. First Printing, with the title page a cancel tipped into sheets from the British edition published the previous year. Octavo (19cm); hunter green cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; black topstain; dustjacket; 295pp, . Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, with a touch of rubbing to topstain and along lower front joint; Near Fine. Dustjacket is toned at spine and flap folds, with light rubbing and a few tiny tears to extremities; a solid, Very Good+ example.
Collects a novelette and ten stories by the Russian Symbolist novelist, poet, and essayist. Uncommon in any format, but especially scarce in dustjacket.