BUNIN, IVAN ALEKSEYEVICH. 1870-1953.
Izbrannie stihi. [Selected Poems.] Paris: Izdatelstvo Sovremenntya Zapiski. Annales contemporaines, 1929.
8vo. 237,  pp. Original cream wrappers printed in blue. Erasure above inscription, wrappers a little toned, crease to spine, upper cover started.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper (in translation): "To dear Lilia [?] Abramova, amiably, Iv. Bunin." Bunin was the first Russian to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (in 1933). The present is the only poetry volume that he published after leaving Russia in 1921.