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Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle.

by Vladmir Nabokov

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New York, NY McGraw-Hill Paperbacks, 1971. Paperback First Edition Thus (1971), Second Printing (1973). Very Good+: shows light sunning to the orange background field of the backstrip, but the black and white titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; a former bookseller has placed a plain white sticker over the price at the lower corner of the backstrip. The binding leans ever so slightly off square, while remaining secure. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels (there is a shadow left after the removal of a price sticker at the upper corner of the front endpaper. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 1.2 inches). 589 pages. Language: English. Weight: 20 ounces. First Edition Thus (1971), Second Printing (1973). Trade Paperback.




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