Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 330

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
ELIZABETH BISHOP COPY NABOKOV, VLADIMIR. Lolita. 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's green, white, and black printed wrappers, light rubbing to extremities including short splits at bottom of each backstrip, few small creases and light edgewear; minor discoloration to endpapers; publisher's "FRANCS 1.200" sticker over original printed price on back wrapper, vol. 2 with small remnant of same; cloth clamshell case. Paris: The Olympia Press, (1955)

Additional Details

first edition, first issue, elizabeth bishop's copy, with her signature in pencil to top of each front wrapper. With printed price of 900 Francs on each volume and later price stickers as described. Near fine copy. Kearney 16; Juliar A28.1.1.