A Russian Beauty and Other Stories.

"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

A Russian Beauty and Other Stories.

NABOKOV, Vladimir.

$25.00

Item Number: 89072

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.

A collection of thirteen stories written by Nabokov in the 1920s and 30s, A Russian Beauty and Other Stories includes The Leonardo, The Visit to the Museum, An Affair to Honor, and A Dashing Fellow. Each story originally appeared in Russian and was translated by Nabokov's son Dmitiri with his collaboration.

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