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1 Nabokov, Vladimir INVITATION TO A BEHEADING
Putnam 1959 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; This book and dust jacket have been spoiled by moisture in that red dye from the book has bled onto the dust jacket. However, the dust jacket does have one "charming" (or not? ) feature, and that is an old price sticker, I'm guessing from the mid-1960s, that shows the book price of, ".59 or 2/1.00." This book is hardbound in wavy-striped light gray paper, quarter bound with red cloth, and lettered in gilt on the spine. There is a small white mar on the red cloth on the front board. The end papers are bright yellow, and a touch of the red dye has bled onto the back pastedown. The pages have been left untrimmed. The pages are top stained red, and a water-splotched area of it has also bled away near the spine. Otherwise, this book is unmarked, tight and square. In addition to the red bleeding, the dust jacket is diagonally marked (it's actually a slight pleat in the paper) from the top of the back, over the spine, and across down the front. It appears this happened during manufacturing. The jacket has little splits and chips on the edges, and it has toned with age. The jacket has not been price clipped, and the original publisher's price of "$3.95" is still intact. 
8vo; 223 pages; Vladimir Nabokov wrote An Invitation to a Beheading in Russian, in Berlin, in 1934, fifteen years after escaping from the Bolshevist regime, and just before the Nazis reached full power. In a foreword written for this 1959 first edition, Nabokov writes, "The question whether or not my seeing both [regimes] in terms of one dull beastly farce had any effect on this book, should concern the good reader as little as it does me. " 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Nabokov, Vladimir LAUGHTER IN THE DARK
Bobbs-Merrill 1938 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Some wear to covers and spine ends. The covers and the spine have light soiling. There is browning to front endpapers. Some sunning to the spine of the book. Original owner wrote “Rare 1st Edition but author of “Lolita” on the top of the front endpaper. Insides and text are clean and nice. 
8vo; Published in England as Camera Obscura, this is Nabokov's first novel published in America. First U. S. Edition FIRST ISSUE in green cloth! 
Price: 300.00 USD
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3 Nabokov, Vladimir LOLITA
Paris Olympia Press 1959 First English Edition; Fourth Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket; Trivial chipping at top and bottom of spine, very slight rubbing at top left of front cover of volume one. Binding tight and pages clean. Back covers marked 2400 Francs. 
Two green soft-cover volumes, includes the 1959 Preface. Front cover of both volumes stamped "No. 66". 66". The Travellers Companion Series; 8vo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 Nabokov, Vladimir NABOKOV'S QUARTET
Phaedra 1966 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket; The spine is very tight and the pages are white and crisp. There is some minor shelving wear to the dust jacket and the previous owner wrote his name in the front of the book. 
8vo 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Nabokov, Vladimir PALE FIRE
Putnam 1962 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
First Impression stated. ; 8vo 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Nabokov, Vladimir PNIN
Doubleday 1957 early reprint (2nd ed.?) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Nabokov, Vladimir THE EYE
Phaedra 1965 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Previous owner's name on front free end page. Otherwise unmarked. Small red mark on bottom page edges. Dj with soiling / discoloration and some small tears and frayed edges. DJ is NOT price clipped 
8vo 
Price: 26.00 USD
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