GIPPIUS, ZINAIDA NIKOLAEVNA. 1869-1945.
Sobranie stikhov. Kniga vtoraya 1903-1909 [Collected Verse. Second Book from 1903 to 1909]. Moscow: "Skorpion," 1904.
8vo. 128 pp. Original decorated wrappers designed by V. S. Votronov bound in contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Boards rubbed; some internal soiling.
PRESENTATION COPY of Gippius' second and most important book of poetry: "To Vasilii Vasilievich Uspenskii in memory of our past friendship. The Author. 1 October '10, St. Petersburg." It includes poems dedicated to fellow poets A. Blok and P. Solovev. Gippius did not publish another collection of her poetry until 1938.
- The correct imprint of this edition is: Moscow: "Musaget," 1910.