GIPPIUS, ZINAIDA NIKOLAEVNA. 1869-1945.
Sobranie stikhov. Kniga vtoraya 1903-1909 [Collected Verse. Second Book from 1903 to 1909]. Moscow: Musaget, 1910.
8vo. 128 pp. Original lettered tan wrappers rebound in contemporary marbled boards, some internal pencil marks.
PRESENTATION COPY of Gippius' second and most important book of poetry, inscribed: "He to Her. From the author to Sergei Andreevskii with love....St. P." Her inscription refers to the poem "On--Ei" [He to Her"], pp 110-11. It also includes poems dedicated to fellow poets A. Blok and P. Soloviev. Gippius did not publish another collection of her poetry until 1938.