"Her childhood passed festively, securely, and gaily, as was the custom in our country": Rare first America edition of Vladimir Nabokov's A Russian Beauty and Other Stories
New York: McGraw-Hill International, 1973.
First American edition of this collection of short stories originally published in Russian. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov and Simon Karlinksy. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Stan Skardinski. Photographic portrait of Nabokov on the rear panel by Halsman. A very clean example.
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