Title: A Russian Beauty, and Other Stories
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York / Toronto
Publication Date: 1973
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Black cloth, lettering stamped in blind on upper board and in silver on spine, red topstain. A few small spots of soiling on bottom edge of text block (not encroaching into margins or text), else fine. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, price-clipped. Bookseller Inventory # D502
Synopsis: In this collection of short stories Vladimir Nabokov reflects upon the Russian "emigre" world of the 20s and 30s. Disconsolate, uprooted characters make up a tapestry which is shot through with nostalgia and irony. Vladimir Nabokov also wrote "Lolita".
Language Notes: Text: English, Russian (translation)
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