Nabokov’s Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories.
Item Number: 88176
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1958.
First edition of this collection of thirteen short stories by Nabokov. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Franklin Webber.
Nabokov's Dozen is a collection of 13 short stories by the famed author, each one previously published in American magazines. The stories Conversation Piece, First Love, Signs and Symbols, and Lance originally appeared in The New Yorker. Edmund Wilson referred to Nabokov as "a master of English prose - the most extraordinary phenomenon of the kind since Conrad."