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  • 1. Nikolai Gogol. Inscribed to the Thompsons

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Signed by Author First edition, First State with five titles to advertisement page & four titles to rear flap of the Alvin Lustig designed dustwrapper which is also first state with the $1.50 price unclipped. 12mo., [i] + [vi] + 1-174. A very good copy, the spine ev er so slightly darkened with a couple of very small stains at the heel, the dustwrapper a very good & bright example with a narrow 3/16ths bit of loss at the crown. An outstanding copy of Nabokov's extensive & very important early ... See More Details

    1944, New Directions Books

    Hardcover, Good

    TBCL Book Collector's Library

    AVERAGE

    Montreal, QC, CANADA

    $19,753.00

  • 2. Look at the Harlequins!

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to Gordon Lish, who published some of Nabokov's stories when he was fiction editor at Esquire: "for Gordon Lish with best regards from Vladimir Nabokov who has corrected several misprints in this copy. 6-ix-74. Montreux." Nabokov has made corrections to pages 8, 10, 90, 116, 231, and 246, including crossing through two whole sentences. Housed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. See More Details

    1974, McGraw-Hill

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Between the Covers-Rare Books

    HIGH

    Gloucester City, NJ, USA

    $14,000.00

  • 3. Transparent Things

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: First edition. Fine in a slightly chipped, about very good dustwrapper, housed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Warmly Inscribed by the author to Gordon Lish, who published some of Nabokov's stories when he was fiction editor at Esquire: "for Gordon Lish from Vladimer Nabokov. I sold this for a song, 'A Russian Beauty's' last price is a ditty (Alaskan slang for 1500 dollars). Jan. 1973 Montreux." See More Details

    1972, McGraw-Hill

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Between the Covers-Rare Books

    HIGH

    Gloucester City, NJ, USA

    $12,000.00

  • 4. Princess Casamassima

    by James, Henry

     

    Seller Description: A Novel. The Rare Princess Casamassima Three-Decker JAMES, Henry. The Princess Casamassima. A Novel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1886. First edition, one of 750 sets published in October of 1886. Three octavo volumes. Advertisement leaf at the end of volumes two and three. Publisher's dark green cloth, ruled in black on boards, gilt lettering on the spine. Green coated endpapers renewed. Spine extremities slightly bumped, light rubbing to tips and joints. Uncut. A very good copy. In custom cloth ... See More Details

    London|Macmillan and Co. |1886

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Heritage Book Shop, LLC

    BEST

    Beverly Hills, CA, USA

    $8,500.00

  • 5. Nikolai Gogol: the Makers of Modern Literature

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Fine. Nabokov, Vladimir. Nikolai Gogol: The Makers of Modern Literature. Norfolk: New Directions, 1944. 1st edition in 2nd state dust jacket. 172pp. Indexed. 12mo. Tan paper covered boards. Signed by author. Book condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Gently bumped edges. Dust jacket has light rubbing and soiling and chips at corners. Signed and dated 12-VII-1949 by Nabokov. See More Details

    1944, New Directions

    TAN PAPER COVERED BOARDS, Fine/Like New

    Weller Book Works, A.B.A.A.

    BEST

    Salt Lake City, UT, USA

    $4,001.01

  • 6. Laughter in the Dark

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: 8vo., 292pp. First Edition. First US Edition [The first book by Vladimir Nabokov to be printed in the United States]. First This Title. Published in England by John Long as: CAMERA OBSCURA, [The original title of the 1932 Russian edition]. A fine copy in the second state brown cloth in an excellent bright dustwrapper showing light use. See More Details

    1938, Bobbs, Merrill

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    TBCL Book Collector's Library

    AVERAGE

    Montreal, QC, CANADA

    $3,753.00

  • 7. Pnin

    by Nabokov, Vladimir [Vladimirovich]

     

    Seller Description: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. Signed on ffep: "Vladimir Nabokov 1957." Sound binding and hinges. Very slightly cocked. Pages unmarked, slightly tanned. Dampstaining along top edge of book on a few pages at the very beginning and end of book. Dampstaining to cloth over boards with fading at spine. DJ has edge wear, closed tear at front flap, general light shelf wear, fading at spine.; Autobiographical novel based on Nabokov's experiences on a college campus as he adapted to life in the United ... See More Details

    1957, Doubleday

    Hardcover, Good

    Cat's Cradle Books Etc.

    BEST

    High Point, NC, USA

    $3,500.00

  • 8. Details of a Sunset and Other Stories

    by Vladimir Nabokov

     

    Seller Description: New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. See More Details

    1976, McGraw-Hill

    ISBN-13: 9780070457096

    Hardcover, New

    ExtremelyReliable

    HIGH

    Richmond, TX, USA

    $3,349.49

  • 9. Laughter in the Dark

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. First US edition of the author's first book to be published in English. Clean near fine example in rough green cloth (first state). Price clipped dustwrapper presents beautifully and has benefited from some expert restoration visible on verso. Author's name spelled Nabokoff. Originally published in a different version under the title Camera Obscura. See More Details

    1938, Bobbs Merrill Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Alan Zipkin

    BEST

    Woodbridge, CT, USA

    $3,000.00

  • 10. Despair

    by Vladimir / Nabokov, V Nabokoff-Sirin

     

    Seller Description: Text Clear, Binding all pages in in none/missing jacket. Extremely rare copy of Despair. "Translated from the Russian by the Author." This is the one known edition which was translated by Nabokoff-Sirin himself. It is a first edition. Made and printed in Great Britain for John Long Ltd. The book is well worn, apparently from multiple readings. The Cloth binding a cover is intact with only minor tattering on the top binding edge. Top page edges has some ingrained dust and the entire book has an ... See More Details

    1937, John Long London

    Hardcover

    Readers Forum

    BEST

    Ann Arbor, MI, USA

    $2,889.99

  • 11. Lolita

    by Vladimir Nabokov

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Paris / Jerusalem, The Olympia Press, 1955. Hardback first edition and first impression. One of 1000 copies, with around half being published in boards. Presented with the rare dust jacket. The book has a slight lean. The jacket is bery good only with numerous tears, creases and some chipping to the top of the spine. The worst of the tears are to the rear being 4cm and 2cm in length. See More Details

    1955, The Olympia Press

    Hardback, Very Good

    Hyraxia Books

    LOW

    Leeds, WEST YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM

    $2,350.46

  • 12. Lolita [First Russian Edition]

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. New York, August, 1967. The first edition in Russian of Nabokov's masterpiece. This copy is from the library of Marina Ledkovsky, Nabokov's niece. Nabokov translated the work himself. Putnam was not interested in publishing the work due to doubts about its commercial potential. A bright near fine copy with two interior pages slightly misbound by the publisher and sticking out of the top of the pages by a couple of millimeters. Jacket is very good minus with a ... See More Details

    1967, Phaedra

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Auger Down Books

    BEST

    Brattleboro, VT, USA

    $1,750.00

  • 13. Pale Fire (Two Volumes)

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Fine copies in slipcase. 4to, 284 pp., Limited to 200 numbered copies., The novel is accompanied by an extra copy of the poem printed in a small oblong format with both housed in the custom-made slipcase. See More Details

    1994, Arion Press

    hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Abacus Bookshop

    HIGH

    Pittsford, NY, USA

    $1,750.00

  • 14. The Princess Casamassima. Three Volume Set

    by James, Henry

     

    Seller Description: G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Respined retaining original cloth spines though showing some signs of wear and minor loss along spine ends and external joints. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 252pp; 257pp, 1pp ad; 242pp, 1pp ad. First edition of 750 copies. See More Details

    1886, Macmillan and Co

    Blue hardback cloth cover, Good

    Barter Books Ltd

    BEST

    Northumberland, UNITED KINGDOM

    $1,452.38

  • 15. Lolita [Russian]

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Very Good dust jacket. The hardcover issue of the first Russian-language edition of Nabokov's masterwork, which was first published in Paris in English in 1955. This translation was done by Nabokov himself and includes a postscript by him that appears only in this edition. This is Juliar's "issue b" in pink cloth, with three cancels; "issue a" was in wrappers. Fine in a very good, mildly rubbed dust jacket with one edge tear at the upper rear spine fold. See More Details

    1967, Phaedra Press

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

    HIGH

    Hadley, MA, USA

    $1,200.00

  • 16. Laughter in the Dark

    by Nabokov, Vladimir; Nabokoff

     

    Seller Description: Very good-condition. Good+ condition (DJ) Octavo (8vo). 292 pages. Original green cloth binding with minor sunning/browing to the spine (slightly exaggerated on the spine extremities), with minor browning to the top edge, and with minor shelfwear to the extremities. The unclipped dustjacket has a large but unobtrusive tear along the spine and front hinge, is slightly sunned/dulled on the spine with a small scuff, is chipped at the spine extremities (including one large chip), with a few more ... See More Details

    1938, Bobbs-Merrill

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)

    HIGH

    Chicago, IL, USA

    $1,000.00

  • 17. Speak, Memory

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Poor the jacket could be considered fair. there is a large chip at the bottom and a smaller chip at the back. also small chips at the top of the spine and the front corner. the jacket is also marked and soiled. the piece missing from the front of the book is about 3.5cm. no daily mail insignia and the jacket is not price clipped. the book has no inscriptions. the cloth is green with black lettering. the binding is excellent, square and tight. See More Details

    1951, Gollancz

    Hardcover, Poor

    Chapter 1 Books

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    Johannesburg, , SOUTH AFRICA

    $822.00

  • 18. Lolita

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: First US, and first hardcover edition of this classic novel. Very good in a very good dust jacket. The patterned boards are just slightly darkened at the edges, as is the page block. The jacket is uniformly browned, and has a couple of small chips at the spine ends. There are some internal tape repairs to the jacket, and one small tape repair externally at the head of the spine. The jacket is also creased at the spine and has some closed tears at the edges. A solid copy in an acceptable dust ... See More Details

    Putnam; (1955)

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Tulsa Books

    BEST

    Tulsa, OK, USA

    $750.00

  • 19. Lolita

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 304pp. Tiny bit of shelfwear, otherwise Fine hardback bound in pink cloth with single-leaf cancels at pages 23 and 107/VG+ DJ, spots of superficial paper loss (likely from stacking while jacket coating was still tacky) to front & rear panels, very minor edgewear, small black mark (grease pencil? ) on lower rear panel. Text in Russian. Nabokov's own translation into his native Russian of his best-known novel, originally published in English in 1955. With a postscript ... See More Details

    1967, Phaedra Inc., Publishers

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Bookfinger

    AVERAGE

    Los Angeles, CA, USA

    $750.00

  • 20. Bend Sinister

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: First Edition of this dystopian novel and Nabokov's second in English. 8vo. 242 pp. A fine copy in black cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine or better pictorial dustwrapper with just a hint of use. An extremely nice example. See More Details

    1947, Henry Holt and Company

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    TBCL Book Collector's Library

    AVERAGE

    Montreal, QC, CANADA

    $653.00

  • 21. Pale Fire

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: First edition. Octavo, original black cloth, top edge stained red. Near fine in an excellent price-clipped dust jacket that shows light wear. An attractive example. "This centaur work, half-poem, half-prose...is a creation of perfect beauty, symmetry, strangeness, originality and moral truth. Pretending to be a curio, it cannot disguise the fact that it is one of the great works of art of this century" (Mary McCarthy). See More Details

    G.P. Putnam's Sons

    Hardcover, Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Brattleboro, VT, USA

    $600.00

  • 22. Pale Fire: a Novel

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: First printing. Octavo (21.5cm. ); original cloth in white decorative dust jacket, red topstain; 315pp. Very mild wear to jacket extremities, else Near Fine. In correct first issue dust jacket with "First Impression" printed at top of front flap. See More Details

    1962, G.P. Putnam's Sons

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Lorne Bair Rare Books

    BEST

    Winchester, VA, USA

    $550.00

  • 23. Lolita

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Book First edition, first printing, as indicated by no later printing statement on the copyright page. First-issue, first-state dust jacket with publisher's $5.00 price on the front flap. White and gray striped paper-covered boards and black-cloth spine with gold lettering. Red topstain. Red endpapers. Deckled page edges. 319 pages. NEAR FINE book in VERY GOOD dust jacket. Book is bright and very clean with no sunning to the spine. Lettering on the spine is very ... See More Details

    1955, G. P. Putnam's Sons

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Odysseus Books

    BEST

    Orange Park, FL, USA

    $450.00

  • 24. Lolita (Everyman's Library (Cloth))

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 0679410430 1955 Putnam hard cover-1st edition 1st printing-new facsimile dust jacket-minor staining to cover and page edge-otherwise binding strong contents clean-enjoy. See More Details

    1993, Everyman's Library

    ISBN-13: 9780679410430

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Twice Sold Tales

    BEST

    Ashfield, MA, USA

    $450.00

  • 25. Pnin

    by Nabokov, Vladimir

     

    Seller Description: NF in NF jacket. pp. 191. See More Details

    1957, Doubleday

    Hardcover, Very Good

    ManofBooks

    HIGH

    Washington, DC, USA

    $450.00