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Lolita.

Nabokov, Vladimir.

Published by Olympia Press (September, 1959), Paris, 1959
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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First edition, stated fourth printing: The two-volume "Traveller's Companion" edition (no. 66 in that series) of one of the most controversial classics of 20th-century literature. Maurice Girodias's Olympia Press specialized in providing the types of books that would be automatically banned in Britain and the United States; in addition to Lolita, it was the first to publish Donleavy's Ginger Man as well as avant-garde and controversial works by prominent Beat writers including William S. Burroughs and Gregory Corso, along with numerous exuberantly pornographic works penned pseudonymously by members of the Paris expatriate community. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.8 "). 2 vols. I: 189, [3] pp. II: 221, [1] pp. Publisher's printed green paper wrappers; very slight traces of shelfwear, vol. I with tiny nick to front wrapper. A crisp, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 35649

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Title: Lolita.

Publisher: Olympia Press (September, 1959), Paris

Publication Date: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

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