Ada. Or Ardor: A Family Chronicle

Nabokov, Vladimir


1st Edition

First US edition. Publisher’s black boards with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped lettering to upper board. Yellow top stain. Untrimmed fore-edge. Previous owner’s name in small writing to ffe. In good dust jacket with some chips and tears to edges and minimal loss to head of lower panel. *** First edition/printing of Nabokov’s sprawling novel about a love affair between a brother and sister. ‘A great work of art’ to Nabokov scholar Alfred Appel, a spurious mess to many others.

Book Details

AuthorNabokov, Vladimir
PublisherMcGraw-Hill International, Inc.
Publisher Year1969
Book ConditionNear Fine
Jacket ConditionVery Good
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition