Berlin: Efron, 1920/21? 118, wraps, wax paper DJ somewhat discolored and small tears/chips. Text is in Russian. Anna Akhmatova was a Russian modernist poet, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Russian canon. This collection of her poetry was originally published in Russia in 1914, and firmly established her as one of the most popular and sought after poets of the day. This edition was published by Efron in Berlin in 1920 or 1921. This particular book comes from the estate of Sonia D'ancona Peterson, nee Efron. She was the daughter of the noted publisher, founder of Brockhaus & Efron, in Saint Petersburg. He relocated to Berlin after the Russian Revolution. Condition: good, fair to good.
Keywords: Poetry, Russian Language, Anna Gorenko, Censorship, Time, Memory, Joseph Brodsky, Russian Revolution, Women Poets