Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is one of the most-celebrated and most-notorious novels of the twentieth century. Its path to publication did not run smooth, and there are many different editions and translations worthy of the collector's attention. 1955: The Olympia Press Two-Volume First Edition The multi-lingual Nabokov (he grew up speaking Russian, English and French at home) finished Lolita in 1953... [more]
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Reported missing: a first edition of LOLITA, likely removed from its custom box and taken from RLD Books in Kennett Square, Penna. on either 16 June 2016 or 17 June 2016. Nabokov, Vladimir. LOLITA. Paris: Olympia Press, 1955. First edition. 12mo. Original green wrappers. 188/223 pages. Very good. Prince on back of vol. 1 has sticker with new price 1200 fr. Prince on vol. 2 is 900 fr. indicating ti... [more]
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