Featuring etchings from a rare turn-of-the-century French edition and a sampling of Vladimir Nabokov's handwritten notes for his legendary Cornell lectures on Madame Bovary.
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The New York Public Library Collector's Editions
Favorite masterpieces of world literature illustrated by rare and beautiful materials from the Library's collections and featuring an elegant, distinctive design, with foil-trimmed covers with matching endpapers; compact, easy-to-hold size; and modern, readable type. Each book includes a biography of the author, a short essay about the images and artifacts from the Library used to illustrate the text, and suggestions for further reading.
384 pages, illustrated. Published by Doubleday, 1997.
Hardcover. $18.50. ISBN 0-385-48719-3.