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1 Nabokov, Vladimir A RUSSIAN BEAUTY And Other Stories
New York/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1973). 070457352 First edition in English. Hardcover. Gift inscription to front free endsheet, else fine, in black cloth with silver spine titling, blind embossed titles to front cover, red top-edge tint; in a near fine, age-toned dust jacket with minor creasing to the flaps. 
Thirteen stories from the 1920's and 30's, translated by Dmitri Nabokov and Simon Karlinsky, in collaboration with the author. Jacket is slightly shorter than the book in this example, but does not appear to have been trimmed post-production. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Nabokov, Vladimir ADA or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
New York/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1969). 0070457204 / 9780070457201 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookplate to pastedown, otherwise a very nearly fine example in black cloth with blind-embossed lettering to front, gilt stamping to spine; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, dust jacket. 
ADA, a late novel by the Russian-born American novelist and poet most widely known for LOLITA, continues the author's theme of sexual preoccupation and chronicles a professor's life-long illicit love for his half-sister Ada Veen. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Nabokov, Vladimir BEND SINISTER
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1947). First edition. Hardcover. A dot of stain at the hinge of the front endsheets, some light edgewear, else near fine in black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in an age-darkened, very lightly worn and nicked, price-clipped dust jacket that shows mild soiling to rear panel. 
"Nabokov's most explicitly political novel is the haunting, dreamlike story of a quiet philosophy professor caught up in the bureaucratic terror of a totalitarian police state." The Russian-born author's second novel in English. A nice copy! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Nabokov, Vladimir DESPAIR
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1966). First U.S. edition. Black cloth with gilt spine titles, purple endpaper; in a second issue dust jacket with the title in black to the front flap. Hardcover. Tiny indentation to the lower shelf edge, else a fine, fresh copy; in a near fine dust jacket with mild age-toning, minor shelfwear, several scratches to the lower front panel, and a tiny closed tear to the heel of the spine. 
Extensively revised and translated by Nabokov in 1965--over thirty years after its original publication--"DESPAIR is the wickedly inventive and richly derisive story of Hermann, a man who undertakes the perfect crime--his own murder." Filmed in 1978. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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5 Nabokov, Vladimir KING, QUEEN, KNAVE
New York/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1968). 0070457166 / 9780070457164 First edition in English, state "B"--lower page edges trimmed. Translated into English by Dmitri Nabokov, in collaboration with the author. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt and blind-lettered black cloth over charcoal gray linen, with orange-red top edge tint; in a fine, if mildly age-toned, dust jacket. 
"Of all my novels this bright brute is the gayest."--VN, from his Foreword. "An extraordinary tour-de-force" (Andrew Field) by "the greatest literary artist working today." (Eliot Fremont-Smith.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Nabokov, Vladimir THE WALTZ INVENTION: A Play in Three Acts
(New York, N.Y.): Phaedra, (1966). B0007DKU7S First edition, ''A'' state. English translation of IZOBRETENIE VAL'SA. Hardcover. All but the first signature of textblock uniformly tanned, else fine, in a fine dust jacket. 
SF-tinged play by the novelist and critic, about an "infernal machine" in the possession of the titular Salvator Waltz. First published in RUSSKIE ZAPISKI in November, 1938, and here rendered into English for the first time by Dmitri Nabokov. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 (Nabokov, Vladimir). Rampton, David VLADIMIR NABOKOV: A Critical Study of the Novels
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984). 0521276713 / 9780521276719 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. Octavo. 233 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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