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LAWRENCE, D. H.

Rare books by D. H. Lawrence, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of Lady Chatterley’s Lover and The Trespasser. 

Regularly stocked editions of Lawrence’s works include the first Paul Smith edition.

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  1. The White Peacock.
    First edition, first printing, of Lawrence's first book. This is the rare first issue with the copyright date "1910" on title page verso. Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 106127

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  2. 124265comp
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Else from the Author". The recipient was Lawrence's sister-in-law Else von Richthofen (1874-1973), sister of his new wife Frieda, and one of the first female social scientists in Germany. Else and Lawrence first met in the... Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 124265

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  3. .
    First edition, first impression, of Lawrence's first book of verse, his third book overall. Very scarce in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 106241

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  4. 30305
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 30305

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  5. 72399comp
    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... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 72399

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  6. 128610
    First edition, first impression. This is the author's second book of poetry, and was dedicated to Ottoline Morrell. It was issued in a run of 900 copies. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 128610

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  7. Amores: Poems.
    First edition, first impression, of the author's second book of poetry. One of 900 copies only printed, and scarce in the jacket. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 100250

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  8. Look! We Have Come Through!
    First edition, first impression, with the striking jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 112263

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  9.  1
    £200

    Stock Code: 14276

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  10. 124407comp

    Women In Love.

    New York, [but issued in London: 1920

    First edition, UK issue, being one of 50 numbered copies signed by the author. Martin Secker bought 50 sets of sheets from the 1,250 copies printed for the true first American edition, and bound them very much in the Secker style, though the publisher's name does not appear anywhere in the book. This is the first signed... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 124407

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  11. Women in Love.
    First edition, first printing, one of a limited edition of 1250 numbered copies, this copy signed by the author on the title page though it is not called for in the limitation. Learn More
    £8,750

    Stock Code: 81049

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  12. 1
    First edition, first impression of a school textbook written by D. H. Lawrence and published under a pseudonym. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 80494

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  13. 1
    First edition, first impression, one of 2,000 copies. Magnus's memoir of his time with, and subsequent desertion of, the French Foreign Legion was left unpublished upon his death by suicide in 1920, and was here published for the first time, together with a lengthy introduction and biographical sketch by Lawrence, his erstwhile... Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 98064

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  14. St. Mawr.
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 23873

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  15. 63858comp
    Thin-paper edition. Originally published in 1911. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 63858

    signed

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  16. 124270comp
    First unexpurgated edition, limited issue, superb presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Aldous & Maria Huxley from D.H.L.": a superb association copy of this key title of Lawrence's later period. Many of the poems in Pansies were written during the winter of 1928-9, in the immediate aftermath... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 124270

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  17. 45445comp
    Second impressions. With Vita Sackville-West's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper of the first volume, "Evelyn from Vita Xmas 1931". The recipient was the journalist Evelyn Irons. By 1931 Irons had become the editor of the Features page on the Daily Mail. In March of that year she arranged to interview... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 45445

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  18. 125875
    Lady..."> Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the publisher Edward Titus, this the first copy off the press of the second authorized edition of Lawrence's magnum opus. Lawrence has inscribed the title page, "To Edward W. Titus from D. H. Lawrence this first copy of our Lady of Paris. Forte dei Marmi, 26 June 1929".
    Lady... Learn More
    £37,500

    Stock Code: 125875

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  19. 43264
    Limited edition, number 750 of 810 copies printed on handmade paper. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 43264

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  20. 97920comp
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "Inscribed for Mr Stephen Maderick by John Middleton Murry." Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 97920

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  21. 61604
    £50

    Stock Code: 61604

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  22. Apocalypse.
    First trade edition, first impression. Originally published in a limited edition of 750 copies without the Richard Aldington introduction in 1931. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 85687

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  23. 126144
    Rare "proof" copy of the Penguin edition, specially printed for the jurors and key witnesses of the novel's notorious obscenity trial. In the wake of the Obscene Publications Act 1959, the R v Penguin Books Ltd trial ran for six days from 20 October to 2 November 1960, with Mervyn Griffith-Jones prosecuting, Gerald Gardiner... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 126144

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  24. Snake.

    Snake.

    Edinburgh: 1984

    First separate edition, unnumbered proof copy from a limited edition of 12 numbered copies, together with first proof with publisher's corrections in red ink. This edition of D. H. Lawrence's poem was published to mark the 80th birthday of George Lazarus, whose collection of Lawrence books and manuscripts was bequeathed... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 98423

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