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Amores: Poems.

Published: London: Duckworth and Company, [1916]

Stock code: 72399

Price: £750

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First edition, first impression, of the author’s second book of poetry, one of only 900 copies printed. In the scarce dust jacket and with the publisher’s catalogue indicating that this is not a remainder issue. This copy with the ownership signature of author and critic Catherine R. Carswell, who was a close friend of Lawrence’s and the author of The Savage Pilgrimage, an affectionate portrait published following his death.

Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Binding rubbed, spine a little faded, spotting to contents. A very good copy in the rubbed and spotted jacket with browned spine panel, nicks at the corners, a short closed tear to the lower panel, and a chip from the head of the spine panel affecting the title.

Bibliography: Roberts A9a.

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