Anna Akhmatova · Anno Domini MCMMXI
A small missal of 64 poems, copying the original book design of notable graphic artist Mstislav Dobuzhinsky. Prefaced by Dmitri Bobyshev, a close friend of Russia’s greatest female poet. English version from The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova, Zephyr Press (1990), translated by Judith Hemschemeyer.
Caine’s facsimile edition was keyboarded in Monotype Lutetia 8‑pt and printed by Phil Abel at Hand & Eye Letterpress ; a project aided/seconded by Sir Isaiah Berlin and Joseph Brodsky.