Invitation to a Beheading

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. First American Edition. First Printing (and first in English). Octavo (21.5cm); vertically-striped paper covered boards and red cloth backstrip, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; red topstain; dustjacket; [4],5-223,[1]pp. Light wear to spine ends, corners gently bumped (though still sharp), with some mild, scattered foxing to pastedowns; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.95), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with several tiny tears (one of them tape-mended on verso), and a pin-size puncture to spine panel; scattered soil and a tiny strip of adhesive pulled on verso; Very Good+. The first of Nabokov's Russian-language novels to appear in English, translated by his son Dmitri. JULIAR A16.2.

Price: $75.00

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