Signed copy of this selection of verse by the Russian émigré poet, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1987 and in 1991 served as United States Poet Laureate. NY: Harper & Row, 1973. First edition. Octavo, 8-1/4 x 5-5/8 in. 172pp. Title and first line indexes at rear. Black boards, purple half-cloth; silver spine lettering; dust jacket. Signed by Brodsky on the title page. Mild bumping & browning at spine ends. A few spots of soiling to top of textblock. Unclipped ("$5.95") jacket with light edge-wear and scuffing. Near fine in a near fine jacket. Translated from the Russian by George L. Kline. Foreword by W. H. Auden.