AKHMATOVA, ANNA (ANNA ANDREYEVNA GORENKO). 1889-1966.
Stikhotvorenia. 1909-1960. [Poetry.] Moscow: State Publishing House, 1961.
12mo. Publisher's gilt-lettered cloth. Minor lean.
FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY ZBIGNIEW HERBERT for the American poet Peter Viereck during the latter's visit to Warsaw in 1962. The inscription is surrounded by Herbert's fanciful drawings to fill the page, a bit of cold war levity.