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Nabokov's Butterflies. Unpublished and Uncollected Writings.

Nabokov, Vladimir

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ISBN 10: 0807085405 / ISBN 13: 9780807085400
Published by Beacon Press, Boston, 2000
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Large octavo. Pp.xiv,782. First printing with complete print line. Edited & annotated by Brian Boyd and Robert M. Pyle. 53 illustratons plus 31 color plates, showing Nabokov's charming and exquisitely detailed drawings of butterflies, and photos of the author in the field. Includes letters, poems, articles, stories, reviews, and more, some of them new translations from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov, his son. A beautiful book. Fine/fine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006772

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Title: Nabokov's Butterflies. Unpublished and ...

Publisher: Beacon Press, Boston

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Cloth-backed Boards

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Printing.

Book Type: Hardcover

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Newly translated works by Nabokov on the twin passions of his life, literature and lepidoptera. A rich array of never-before-seen Nabokovia: novels, stories, poems, autobiography, interviews, diaries, and more, plus scientific and fanciful drawings by Nabokov and photographs of him in the field. The text--the richest and most varied assemblage of Nabokov's writing's available--is arranged chronologically and introduced by Brian Boyd and Robert Michael Pyle

About the Author:

Robert Michael Pyle is the author of fourteen books, including
Chasing Monarchs, Where Bigfoot Walks, and Wintergreen, which
won the John Burroughs Medal. A Yale-trained ecologist and a
Guggenheim Fellow, he is a full-time writer living in southwestern
Washington.

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