Christie's auction house in London is selling a number of interesting Russian books, including some 19th century early editions, including:



NABOKOV -- ROLLAND, Romain. Nikolka Persik. Translated from the French by Vladimir Nabokov. Berlin: Slovo, 1922. 8 (192 x 135mm). (Text evenly yellowed.) Publisher's original cloth-backed illustrated boards, sides and spine printed in blue (light wear at extremities). Provenance: 'Controle des Informations' (neat stamp on back cover) -- Vladimir Nabokov (inscription to:) -- Anna Feigin -- Vladimir Nabokov (book label) -- by descent to the consignor.

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