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    Olympia Press Lolita

    Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: Olympia Press, [1955].

    First edition, first issue. Two twelvemo volumes. 188; 223 pages.

    Publisher's printed wrappers with "900 franc" price on rear cover of each volume. Spine of both volumes are slightly darkened. Volume I has minor edge wear with a small scuff to middle of spine, and the wrapper is detached along the rear hinge. Volume II has several small tears along the top edge of the front panel with a fold line running most of the length and a three-inch crease to the lower corner of the rear cover. Overall, very good volumes of this scarce and scandalous novel that was the basis for the Stanley Kubrick film.


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