NABOKOV, VLADIMIR. 1899-1977.
Podvig. [Glory.] Paris: Izdatelstvo Sovremenntya Zapiski. Annales contemporaines, 1932.
8vo. Original cream wrappers printed in green. Rebacked with original spine titling laid down, tape stains to covers, light chipping to wrapper edges.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by the author (translated): "To my dear Jakov Mysevich Tzwibak with the fond memories of the author, 12.32." Tzwibak [1902-1994] is better known by his nom-de-plume Andrei Sedykh. He emigrated the same year as Nabokov, first to Istanbul and then Paris. He was a correspondent for Poslednie novosti , Segodnia (Riga) and Novoe russkoe slovo (New York).
Presentation copies of Nabokov's early books are extremely rare. One of 1000 copies. Juliar A13.1.