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.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. The White Peacock.

    New York : 1911

    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
    £5,750.00

    Stock Code: 106127

  2. The Trespasser.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. The Trespasser.

    London : 1912

    First edition, first impression. Lawrence's second novel was the product of a liaison with "yet another Croydon teacher, Agnes Holt; and Lawrence discovered that Helen Corke a prior liaison had recently had an affair with a married man who killed himself. She told Lawrence the whole story, and he re-created it in the first draft of another novel, The... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 149592

  3. The Prussian Officer and Other Stories.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. The Prussian Officer and Other Stories.

    London : 1914

    First edition, first impression, in a stunning example of the rare dust jacket. Learn More
    £8,750.00

    Stock Code: 95594

  4. Amores: Poems.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Amores: Poems.

    London : [1916]

    First edition, first impression, scarce in the jacket. This is the author's second book of poetry; one of only 900 copies printed. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 100250

  5. Women in Love.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Women in Love.

    New York : 1920

    Limited first edition of 1250 copies of which this is number 1198. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 132076

  6. The Lost Girl.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. The Lost Girl.

    London : 1920

    First edition, later state, with the luridness of certain passages toned down to appease circulating libraries: the first state was the original text, the second state with changes supplied with cancels, the third state with the changes integral, and the fourth state with further changes, which Roberts and Poplawski call for as cancels but are here... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 134158

  7. England My England and Other Stories.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. England My England and Other Stories.

    1922

    First edition, first printing, of Lawrence's collection of ten short stories. The American edition was published in October 1922 and, therefore, predates the English edition which was published in January 1924. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 148546

  8. Women in Love.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Women in Love.

    New York : 1922

    First US trade edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Witter Bynner D. H. Lawrence", the recipient being the American poet and translator Harold Witter Bynner (1881-1968), with his bookplate to the front pastedown and occasional marginalia in the text. An excellent association - introduced by Mabel Dodge Luhan,... Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 138968

  9. Mornings in Mexico.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Mornings in Mexico.

    London : 1927

    First edition, first impression, "the first printing consisted of 1,000 copies" (Roberts & Poplawski). "Although this collection of travel sketches is given to Mexico by its title, several of the essays were written as a result of Lawrence's experiences in the American Southwest" (ibid). Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 148847

  10. Autograph letter signed relating to the clandestine publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Autograph letter signed relating to the clandestine publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover.

    Kesselmatte, Gsteig b. Gstaad (Bern) : 1928

    Autograph letter signed from Lawrence to Allen W. Steele of the book wholesalers William Jackson Ltd, requesting that they return to the bearer of the letter, Enid Hilton, over 70 copies of Lady Chatterley's Lover which they had ordered and subsequently rejected. Privately printed in Florence in 1928 with the help of the Florentine bookseller Pino Orioli,... Learn More
    £8,500.00

    Stock Code: 137216

  11. The Virgin and the Gypsy.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. The Virgin and the Gypsy.

    Florence : 1930

    Limited edition, number 750 of 810 copies printed on handmade paper. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 43264

  12. 149055
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Last Poems.

    Florence : 1932

    First edition, first impression, number 21 of 750 copies.

    As noted in the introduction "these poems are printed from two manuscripts found among Lawrence's papers after his death; and, apart from the unlikely event of other Mss being discovered, this book contains the whole of Lawrence's posthumous poetry." Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 149055

  13. Mornings in Mexico.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Mornings in Mexico.

    Detroit : 1945

    First edition thus, sole printing, one of "a limited number of copies privately printed... to use as a personal Christmas greeting, of the chapter 'Market Day' from Mornings in Mexico" (acknowledgement and colophon). Lawrence's bibliographers note "number of copies unknown". Unsurprisingly highly elusive, WorldCat shows 6 copies only among institutional... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 149943

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