"The accursed day when Anton Petrovich made the acquaintance of the Berg existed only in theory": First Edition of Nabokov's Quartet in The Original Dust Jacket

  • Nabokov’s Quartet.

Nabokov’s Quartet.

$30.00

Item Number: 81057

New York: Phaedra Publishers , 1966.

First edition of this collection of Nabokov’s short stories. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Photographic portrait of Nabokov by J.M. Schlemmer on rear panel.

 

 

This collection contains the four short stories An Affair to Honor, Lik, The Vane Sisters, and The Visit to the Museum. First published in the Winter 1958 issue of The Hudson Review, The Vane Sisters became popular for providing one the most extreme examples of a delusional and unreliable narrator. 

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