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Gretchaninoff, Alexander (1864-1956), and Konstantin Balmont, poetry
The First Musical Manifestation Of The Russian Revolution. The Hymn Of Free Russia. (Gimn Svobodnoi Rossii). G. Schirmer: New York, 1917. Pl.n 27558. First Edition. Small quarto. 6 pp. With text underlay in English and Russian. A crisp copy in excellent condition. Small manuscript note at top of title page (not affecting) and very minor stain on p. 5.
With an especially attractive cover page, bearing a decorative border and a message to the buyer: One third of the royalties from the sale of this composition go to the Russian Bureau for the aid of liberated political exiles.