New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1930. First Edition. Banned from the Soviet Union until 1988, Cynics was Imaginist poet Marienhoff's second novel, an account of two Russian intellectuals during the Russian Revolution and the subsequent War communism. Scarce in such a nicely preserved dust jacket. Small octavo (19.25cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket, blue top- and fore-edge stain; 237pp. Some wear to jacket extremities, including a few tiny shallow losses at corners; light spotting to jacket spine; Fine in About Very Good jacket.