AKHMATOVA, ANNA (ANNA ANDREYEVNA GORENKO). 1889-1966.
Podorozhnik. [Plantain.] [Petropolis: 1921.]
16mo. 58,  pp. Frontispiece. Green embroidered silk; original pictorial wrappers bound in. Small abrasion to front wrapper touching text.
FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK OF POETRY TO APPEAR AFTER THE REVOLUTION. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by the author on the half-title (translated): "To A.A. Urban, under Komarov's trees, May 21, 1961 / Akhmatova" Most of the poems concerning the theme of Russia itself, many specifically treating the theme of the emigré. Rare inscribed and this copy elegantly bound.