Vladimir Nabokov

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ANNC: VN Books for Sale
List of VN books for sale.

Prices are non-negotiable. Items are as described. Please contact me directly (jhe2@psu.edu). Serious inquiries only.

Poems / Vladimir Nabokov ; drawings by Robin Jacques. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1959. First edition. Book and dust jacket in good condition. $125

Nabokov’s quartet / by Vladimir Nabokov. New York, NY: Phaedra Publishers, 1966. First edition. Book in good condition. Dust jacket in good condition except for cut out price on inner front flap. $25

The Waltz invention: a play in three acts / by Vladimir Nabokov. New York, NY: Phaedra, 1966. First edition. Book and dust jacket in good condition. $80

The gift / by Vladimir Nabokov ; translated from the Russian by Michael Scammell with the collaboration of the author. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1963. First English language edition. Book in good condition, dust jacket some minor tears. Signature of former owner on flyleaf. $60

Invitation to a beheading / Vladimir Nabokov ; translated by Dmitri Nabokov in collaboration with the author. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1959. First edition. Book in fair condition (spine slightly loose). Dust jacket in pieces. $20

Lolita: a screenplay / by Vladimir Nabokov. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1974. Book and dust jacket in good condition. $50

The eye / by Vladimir Nabokov ; [translated by Dmitri Nabokov in collaboration with the author]. New York: Phaedra, 1965. Book and dust jacket in good condition. $50

Nabokov’s congeries / Vladimir Nabokov ; selected, with a critical introduction by Page Stegner. New York: The Viking Press, 1968. Book in good condition; dust jacket in fair condition—slight tears. $30

Revised evidence / Barbara Bloom. New York City: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc., 1999. “A collection of eight sheets of commemorative stamps Bloom designed, incorporating and inspired by Nabokov's inscriptions, annotations, corrections, butterfly drawings, and entomological work. Published to coincide with the Nabokov centennial exhibition Bloom installed in our gallery. 8 leaves in a printed folder, 6”x9”.” Good condition, stamps intact, slight indentation on folder. $80

Véra’s butterflies: first editions by Vladimir Nabokov inscribed to his wife / by Sarah Funke ; with contributions by Brian Boyd, Stephen Jay Gould, Kurt Johnson, James Salter, Stacy Schiff, Michael Wood ; edited by Glenn Horowitz. New York City: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc., 1999. “A biblio- and biographical history of Nabokov’s career, features descriptions of 135 books from the library. It includes a previously unpublished excerpt from Nabokov’s Lolita screenplay, accompanied by an essay by Michael Wood.” 272 pp., 6 ¼ x 9 ½ in., 37 color plates. One of 2000 copies printed. Includes “Verochka Verochka, amusing the muse” text on 4 unnumbered pages by Dmitri Nabokov, and price list ( 1 leaf). $75

La bibliothèque de Dmitri Nabokov: ouvrages dédicacés et annotés par Vladimir Nabokov. Paris : Tajan, 2004. Auction catalogue for the library of Dimitri Nabokov. Good condition. Includes invitation to the auction on heavy cardstock. $50

Ada, or ardor: a family chronicle. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1969. First edition. Book and jacket in good condition. Includes typewritten letter from Véra Nabokov to a Mrs. Von Pühl, signed in pen by Véra Nabokov, in an unmarked envelope that had been glued to the inner front cover. $200

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