Lolita. First UK Edition (1959)
Book ID: 67381
Lolita. London: Weidenfield, 1959. First UK Edition. Pp, 319. A good copy with no inscriptions in publisher’s black cloth boards, lettered in silver. Light foxing to page edges. Original dust jacket with light wear & with the author’s photograph & profile to rear.
First published in two small volumes by the Olympia Press (Paris) in 1958.
One of the most controversial books published in the 20th century by the Russian born author, Vladimir Nabokov. It ranked fourth in the list of the Modern Library 100 Best Novels.