Boston: The Stratford Co., 1922. 8vo. [xiv], 139 pp. FIRST EDITION. Original green publisher’s cloth, in original dust-jacket; top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Item #11649
First edition. “The publication of this volume is an event in the literary history of the Jewish people. These poems challenge comparison with the most inspired work of the best contemporary poets - both Jewish and Gentile.” Smirnow (1874-1948) was a Yale physician who was active in the anarchist movement as a young doctor.