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NABOKOV, Vladimir.

Rare books by Vladimir Nabokov, including first editions, signed first editions and finely bound copies.

Regularly stocked editions of Nabokov’s works include the first Israeli edition.

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  1. 124244comp
    First edition in English, first impression. Association copy, inscribed by Nabokov's agent, Otto Klement, on the front free endpaper, "To Margaret Annealthough not a book for children. O. Klement." Camera Obscura was the first of Nabokov's works to be translated into English and is one of two famously scarce books issued... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 124244

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  2. 28191
    First English edition, first impression, and Nabokov's first attempted at an extended piece of fiction in English. It had been preceded in 1935 by Camera Obscura, the first of Nabokov's works to be translated into English and published by the hapless firm of John Long. Nabokov greatly disliked the translation and its poor... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 28191

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  3. 33308
    First English edition, first impression, and Nabokov's first attempt at an extended piece of fiction in English. It had been preceded in 1935 by Camera Obscura, the first of Nabokov's works to be translated into English and published by the hapless firm of John Long. Nabokov greatly disliked the translation and its poor... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 33308

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  4. Despair.
    First English edition, first impression, second issue in the orange cloth. Nabokov's second English publication was put out by the small imprint John Long who specialized in unconventional, quirky books, especially mystery, fantasy, and crime novels. They had previously published Nabokov's Camera Obscura with very little... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 100039

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  5. 124322
    First English edition, first impression, first issue in the black cloth. Nabokov's second English publication was put out by the small imprint John Long who specialized in unconventional, quirky books, especially mystery, fantasy, and crime novels. They had previously published Nabokov's Camera Obscura with very little success... Learn More
    £13,750

    Stock Code: 124322

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  6. Laughter in the Dark.
    First US edition, first printing, in the first state green cloth binding. Originally serialised in the literary journal Sovremennye Zapiski in 1932 under the Russian title ?????? ???????, the novel was first published in English as Camera Obscura by John Long (London 1935). However, Nabokov was so displeased with the translation... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 106062

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  7. 123847comp
    First edition, first issue, presentation copy, inscribed inRrussian by Nabokov to his wife Véra on the front free endpaper: "My beloved, here's a little book for you, my life, here's another little book for you, my love, there will be more little books / B the letter "V" in English / 1944". Nabokov has annotated this copy... Learn More
    £37,500

    Stock Code: 123847

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  8. Bend Sinister.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 109408

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  9. 96183
    First edition, first impression, of one of the most notorious books published in the 20th century, published three years before the American edition and four before the London. Learn More
    £3,850

    Stock Code: 96183

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  10. 78303
    First UK edition. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 78303

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  11. 129536
    First UK edition, first impression. Nabokov's work was originally published in Paris in 1955. Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 129536

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