NABOKOV, Vladimir. Pale Fire. New York: Putnam's Sons, 1962.
NABOKOV, Vladimir. Pale Fire. New York: Putnam's Sons, 1962.

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NABOKOV, Vladimir. Pale Fire. New York: Putnam's Sons, 1962.

8o. (Five Asian characters stamped onto last leaf.) Original cloth, spine gilt-lettered (spine slightly cocked, minor rubbing to corners). Provenance: Vladimir Nabokov (annotations, estate bookplate).

FIRST EDITION, second printing. NABOKOV'S ANNOTATED WORKING COPY, with underscorings scattered throughout, emphasizing questionable words and passages; over a dozen additions and emendations to the index; an interlinear Russian translation of lines 653-661 of the poem; minor emendations to spelling and punctuation, and the addition of line numbers, on 12 pages, all listed on the front endpaper, one in Véra's hand: she emended "hare breath" to "hair breadth." Juliar A35.1.
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