London: John Long, Limited,  & ;1937] Two Volumes, 1935.
1st Edition. Soft cover. [NABOKOV, Vladimir] NABOKOFF-SIRIN, Vladimir. CAMERA OBSCURA. DESPAIR. Both of the John Long Nabokov Rarities. Translated from the Russian by Winifred Roy & the first translation of any of Nabokov's books into English. [Juliar D14.4] 8vo., 288pp + 16 pp ads. Original black cloth, titles to upper board & spine gilt. Small, neat mostly faded name on the front pastedown. A very good or better copy of the First English Language Edition. The very uncommon first of Long's Nabokov publications. With: DESPAIR. Translated from the Russian by the author. [Juliar A15.2]. 8vo., 288pp. + 24 pp ads. Original black cloth, titles to upper board & spine gilt. A very good or better copy of the First English Edition. The second of Long's publications of Nabokov & almost as uncommon as the first. The first substantial publication by the author in English. Both volumes together. Custom cut stiff Mylar clear wrappers.
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