Pale Fire, Vladimir Nabokov
First British edition, first printing of what "Nabokov's most perfect novel" (Brian Boyd) and "the surest demonstration of his own genius ... that remarkable tour de force" (Harold Bloom).
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1962. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in white; pp. (ii), 315. A very good copy in a good, unclipped dust jacket. Binding sturdy, light bump to spine heel. A few scattered minor inkblots internally, with a bit larger one to page 61/22. Jacket shows shelfwear and rubbing with chipping near spine crown, closed tear to front panel, a couple inkblots to front flap. Presents well in archival mylar.