Boston: Beacon Press, 2000. Photographs & drawings [often by Vladimir Nabokov]. First Edition. Coth and boards. Thick 4to, red eighth cloth over black boards, numerous illustrations, Mylar-protected dust jacket, 30 color glossy plates and numerous line drawings in text, 782 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #594
Important studies by the great novelist on one of his major loves, butterflies/lepidoptera.
Uncollected writings gathered by his son, Dmitri, who also translated those written in Russian. Further annotations by Nabokov biographer Brian Boyd and lepidopterist Robert Pyle.