Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Nabokov's Lepidoptera: Genres and Genera

By Joann Karges

Ann Arbor: Ardis, 1985. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., dj spine a shade lighter. one minute edge-nick to dj, negligible impact flaws. clean, no markings, tight binding. a very well preserved copy.; 88pp., examines the appearances and incidences of butterflies and moths in the works of vladimir nabokov.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

Find What the Sailor Has Hidden: Vladimir Nabokov's Pale Fire
stock photo

Find What the Sailor Has Hidden: Vladimir Nabokov's Pale Fire

By Priscilla Meyer

Middletown, Ct: Wesleyan University Press, 1988. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. no flaws, only minute wear to dj - no tears, chips, clips, creases. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps. tight binding. a great copy.; vii-276pp., informed, thoughtful examination of nabokov's great book, pale fire.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$48.00

Vera's Butterflies: First Editions By Vladimir Nabokov Inscribed to His Wife

By Sarah Funke, et al.

NY: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 1999. cloth, hard cover, gilt lettering. price list for all 135 items laid-in. three page foreword by dmitri nabokov laid-in., a faint drop mark to bottom of cover and faded spot to bottom edge, both very small. a 1" slight abraded line to cover. all minor., no other flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tight binding., from an edition of 2000, 500 cloth, 1500 wrappers., 271pp., color illustrations throughout. texts by brian boyd, stephen jay gould, kurt johnson, james salter, stacey schiff, and michael wood.; a most remarkable collection of unique copies. also laid-in is a 2pp. announcement for a separate nabokov butterfly installation at the same book seller's shop.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$120.00

Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov's Scientific Art
stock photo

Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov's Scientific Art

By Stephen H. Blackwell and Kurt Johnson, Editors

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., very small dent to bottom edge of top board, else,only slight, minor signs of handling. clean, no names or markings. no real bumps, tears, chips, labels. strong, tight binding.; xiv-318pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w., ten essays by various contributors. a worthy newcomer to the nabokov library.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$38.00

Poems and Problems

By Vladimir Nabokov

NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., bottom fore-corner tip of top board has a tiny bump-wrinkle with no corresponding effect to dj. there is no internal 'echo'. the untrimmed fore-edge is a faint shade darker than the bottom edge. one minute, closed edge-tear to front panel of dj, maybe 1/8" in length. the top edge is dyed red. in every other regard this is a remarkably well preserved copy, clean, no marks of ownership, no marks of any sort. no price-clip, no other tears or creases. tight binding, hinges. the red dj has no fading or loss of color.; 218pp., contains 39 russian poems, with english translations, 14 english poems, and 18 chess problems.; great copy of a little gem.. First Edition/First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$150.00

Timothy McSweeney's Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying Issue No. 4 Late Winter, 2000

By Various Authors

Brooklyn: McSweeney Family Publishing Concern, 2000. illustrated cardboard box with 14 soft cover booklets - all staple-bound but one - and the promotional sheet, all as issued., the box shows typical minor creases and a finger-smudge where reader must fumble to get the box open or closed. the contents are free of wear or flaws. not a later printing. has the full number-line. the one on nabokov's paperback cover art is a happy gem.. First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$48.00

Nabokov: Criticism, Reminiscences, Translations and Tributes

By Alfred Appel, Jr. and Charles Newman, Editors

Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1970. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., creased area to dj back panel and minor wear to top of dj spine. light toning to textblock. clean, no writing or markings. no tears, chips, bumps. strong binding.; first appeared as special issue of triquarterly journal to salute nabokov on his 70th birthday., 371pp., b/w photos. 48 essays, articles, tributes by various contributors. essential for any nabokovian.. First Cloth Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Notes on Prosody and Abram Gannibal: From the Commentary to the Author's Translation of Pushkin's Eugene Onegin

By Vladimir Nabokov

Princeton: Princeton University Press, Bollingen Series, 1964. soft cover., very small abraded spot to cover, with some rubbing, no other flaws or wear, clean, no writing or text markings. tight binding.; vii-182pp., after his four volume translation and commentary on pushkin's eugene onegin was published, nabokov felt strongly that certain issues necessitated this subsequent addition.. No Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

The Sublime Artist's Studio: Nabokov and Painting
stock photo

The Sublime Artist's Studio: Nabokov and Painting

By Gavriel Shapiro

Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2009. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, tight binding, appears unused.; xxi-291pp., 28 b/w illustrations. examines vladimir nabokov's exposure to, interest in, and incorporations of painting and art history. russian art influences, exposure to german expressionist weimar world.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Nabokov: The Dimensions of Parody

By Dabney Stuart

Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1978. hardcover in dust jacket., minor rubbing to small areas of dj. no other flaws - clean, unmarked, no writing, tightly bound.; xiv-191pp., author examines aspects of certain of the novels of vladimir nabokov.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

The World of Nabokov's Stories
stock photo

The World of Nabokov's Stories

By Maxim D. Shrayer

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1999. hardcover in dust jacket., mild deflection of back board (being corrected as this is written). no other flaws. clean, tightly bound, unmarked.; xix-396pp., 18 illustrations., contains writings on nabokov's short fiction, including an annotated complete list.; increasingly scarce as hardcover.. First Edition/First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.00