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(LAWRENCE, D. H.) MCDONALD, Edward D.

A Bibliography of the Writings of D. H. Lawrence....

With a Foreword by D. H. Lawrence.

Availability: In stock

Published: Philadelphia The Centaur Book Shop, 1925

Stock Code: 116552

£475
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition, first printing, signed limited issue, one of 100 large-paper copies signed by Lawrence and the bibliographer; there were 500 regular copies printed at the same time. Lawrence's foreword, "The Bad Side of Books" ("What do I care for first or last editions?... To me, no book has a date, no book has a binding"), was reprinted in Phoenix: Posthumous Papers (1936).

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Description

Octavo. Original natural quarter cloth, blue batik paper boards, titles on white spine label, top edge trimmed.

Illustrations

Frontispiece portrait of Lawrence with tissue-guard, plate, title printed in blue and black.

Condition

Contemporary bookplate. Spine browned, wear to extremities, small stain to fore edge, foxing to tissue guard; still a very good copy.

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