Invitation To A Beheading [1st Ed]


By Vladimir Nabokov

First Edition in English of Nabokov’s study of Cincinnatus C as he awaits his execution

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  • First UK Edition [Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1960]; black boards, silver titling on spine, top edge dyed red [fading]; an excellent copy; in the price-clipped dustjacket, a little rubbed & chipped at extremities, with some marking to the rear panel.
  • Translated from the Russian by his son Dmitri Nabokov [in collaboration with the author]
  • Originally published in Russian in 1935