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    Vladimir Nabokov. Speak, Memory. London: 1951. First edition, together with twenty-one other volumes.

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    Vladimir Nabokov. Speak, Memory. London: Victor Gollancz, 1951. First edition. Octavo (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 216 x 140 mm.). 237, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's bluish-green cloth, lettered in black, in the original dust jacket. Spine slightly askew, spine ends lightly worn with hint of discoloration and a light soft just below the crown; board edges very lightly worn; corners very softly bumped with a touch of wear. Text block lightly tanned. Dust jacket lightly soiled; spine ends and fold edges with a few small nicks; trace edgewear. Very good.

    [Together with:] Vladimir Nabokov. Group of Twenty-One Books. [New York and elsewhere: 1938-1999]. Comprising: Laughter in the Dark. Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1938. First U. S. Edition. Lacks the dust jacket. [and:] Bend Sinister. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1947. First edition. [and:] Nine Stories. New York: New Directions, 1947. Direction magazine, issue two. First collected edition. [and:] Lolita. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1955. First U. S. edition, fourth impression. Lacks the dust jacket. [And:] Pnin. Garden City and New York: Doubleday & Company, 1957. First edition, with review slip laid in. [and:] Invitation to a Beheading. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. First U. S. edition. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov. [and:] Nabokov's Dozen. Thirteen Stories. London, Melbourne, and Toronto: Heinemann, 1959. First collected edition, second printing. [and:] Laughter in the Dark. New York: New Directions, 1960. New edition. Lacks the dust jacket. [and:] Pale Fire. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. First edition. [and:] The Eye. New York: Phaedra, 1965. First edition in English. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov. [and:] Notes on Prosody. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1965. First separate edition. From the Commentary to his translation of Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. [and:] Despair. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. Second English-language edition. [and:] The Real Life of Sebastian Knight. New York: New Directions, [after 1968]. New edition, fourth printing of 1959 reissue. [and:] Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stories. New York and Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1975. First collected edition. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov. [and:] Mary. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1981. Paperback reprint of 1970 hardcover. Translated by Michael Glenny. [and:] [Pnin]. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Ardis, 1983. First edition in Russian. Translated by G. Barabtarlo. [And:] Marina Turkevich Naumann. Blue Evenings in Berlin. Nabokov's Short Stories of the 1920s. New York: New York University Press, 1978. [and:] Jean Holabird. Vladimir Nabokov: Alphabet in Color. Corte Madera: Gingko Press, 2005. First edition. [And:] Barbara Bloom. Revised Evidence. Vladimir Nabokov's Collection of Inscriptions, Annotations, Corrections, and Butterfly Descriptions. New York City: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc., 1999. "A collection of commemorative stamps printed on the occasion of an exhibition of Vladimir Nabokov's library"-back flap of tri-fold containing eight sheets of stamps. [and:] [Bookseller Catalogs]. Sarah Funke. The Morris and Alison Bishop Collection of Vladimir Nabokov. New York: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 1999. [And:] [Bookseller Catalogs]. Sarah Funke. Véra's Butterflies. First editions by Vladimir Nabokov inscribed to his wife. New York City: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc., 1999. With inserted pamphlet by Dmitri Nabokov, dated February 1999, describing events surrounding his father's centennial.

    Octavos. Various paginations. Publisher's bindings, ten with the original dust jackets. General shelf wear and some slight discoloration to pages and dust jackets. Lolita has some staining and foxing to paper-covered boards. It and Nine Stories with previous owner inscriptions. Good or better, usually very good.



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