NABOKV-L post 0008864, Wed, 5 Nov 2003 15:43:37 -0800

Original Russian edition of King,Queen,Knave. $8000
Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books: Korol, Dama, Valet. by Nabokov, Vladimir.

Author: Nabokov, Vladimir.
Title: Korol, Dama, Valet.
Berlin: Slovo, 1928

First edition

Nabokov's rare second novel. Rebound in cloth, with the front wrapper trimmed and glued to the cover. Library stamps of the Russian Refugees' Relief Association, London. Small marginal tears to four leaves, but a very good copy of a fragile title. Lacks final leaf of ads. Presentation copy, inscribed by Nabokov in Russian, (roughly translated) "to most respected Savelii Grigorevich Poliak, in kind memory from the author. 10.28 Berlin".

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