"The unique character of his creative genius stands evident in his work": First edition of In Memoriam: Vladimir Nabokov 1899-1977
In Memoriam: Vladimir Nabokov 1899-1977.
Item Number: 89098
New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc, 1977.
First edition of this collection of memorial essays honoring the life and work of Vladimir Nabokov. Octavo, original cloth. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel. In fine condition.
Russian-American novelist Vladimir Nabokov's first writings were in Russian, but he achieved his greatest fame with the novels he wrote in the English language, including his masterpiece Lolita. Contributors to this work include Harold W. McGraw, Jr. who published the majority of Nabokov's works in English, Alfred Appel, Jr., Alfred Kazan, John Updike and Nabokov's son who often translated his work, Dmitri.