Lolita. Vladimir NABOKOV.


Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1959.

First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black boards with silver titles. Red topedge [as issued]. Light brown typographical dustwrapper. A very good+ copy with clean boards. Small neat inscription to endpaper. A few spots to leading edge. The very good dustwrapper is complete with no loss. Some wear to extremities, a few short closed tears with associated tape strengthening to verso. Original price of 21snet on front flap. A very good+ copy.

Nabokov's classic novel which caused a scandal on publication and led to the end of the political career of Nigel Nicolson of Weidenfeld & Nicolson Publishers. Lolita has become a modern classic and is masterpiece of obsession, delusion and lust.

Item #101576

Price: £65.00

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