Kiev: Kultur-Lige, 1922. Second edition. Softcover. Small octavo. 35pp. . Illustrated b/w wrappers with black lettering on the front cover. Modernist avant-garde design on the front cover by artist and graphic designer Joseph Chaikov (1888 – 1979). This is the second edition of Russian-Jewish poet Peretz Markish's (1895-1952) noted poetry cycle, which was written in response to the then still very recent Ukrainian progroms.
Text In Yiddish.
Wrappers with some minor to light rubbing to extremities. Sunning to edges. Front cover with some faint markings in pen. Back cover with a small closed tear along the top edge. Interior with a few sporadic light pen markings throughout the text. Title page with the name of the previous owner in ink, small, in the upper left corner. Wrappers in very good, interior in good+ condition overall. g+ to vg. Item #46916
Yiddish title: פּרץ מארקיש, די קופּע
*The previous edition was published the previous year in Warsaw, was much larger format, and had a completely different cover design in black and gold.