L’Affaire Lolita. Défense d l’Ecrivian. by (NABOKOV, Vladimir).

L’Affaire Lolita. Défense d l’Ecrivian. by (NABOKOV, Vladimir).

~ L’Affaire Lolita. Défense d l’Ecrivian. Paris: The Olympia Press, 1957.

8vo (236 × 143 mm), pp. 105, [5]. Original yellow and blue wrappers. Very light crayon mark to upper cover, otherwise excellent.

First edition. One of 5,000 copies on vélin. A collection essays in French on the reception of Nabokov’s scandalous novel, Lolita including two excerpts of the original book, a preface by Jean Desternes and discussions by E.W Dupee, Girodias and Bécourt. L’Affaire Lolita was issued by Gerodias’s The Olympia Press, known for the publication of the original Lolita and notorious for producing pornographic content.

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