"Photographs do indeed tell as story, but the story they tell can just as easily be false as true": Vladimir Nabokv: A Pictorial Biography; Illustrated with over 150 photographs

  • Vladimir Nabokov: A Pictorial Biography.

Vladimir Nabokov: A Pictorial Biography.

Item Number: 89116

Ann Arbor: Ardis Publishers, 1991.

First edition of this pictorial biography of the life and career of Vladimir Nabokov. Quarto, original boards, illustrated with more that 150 photographs. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

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. Selected from the Nabokov family archives in Montreaux, the photographs in this collection include intimate snapshots, century-old family portraits, and the work of world-famous photographers.