Presentation copy inscribed and signed by Pasternak on front free end paper in Russian: "V. Mameku na schadt'e emu i ego blizkim. Menia tronulo, chto Vy menia znaete i pozhelali imet' moi avtograf. Bud'te zdorov', pust udacha vsegda . . . Vas. B Pasternak Moskva 26 avg 1956" ("To V. Mamek Good wishes to him and his family. I was touched that You know of me and that you wantd my autograph. Be well and may good luck always be with You. B Pasternak Moscow 26 Aug. 1956").