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Collected POEMS of D H LAWRENCE (1928) SIGNED by Author LIMITED ED. Vol.I only
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Item specifics

Condition: Used
Seller notes: GOOD : no dust jacket, hard cover, grey paper covered boards, cream paper covered spine with gilt lettering, top edge of text block gilt, rubbed & lightly soiled, wear to corners, spine ends bumped, appears that some careful re-glueing of spine strip at lower joint has been undertaken, aper on rear panel shows couple of creases, hinges strong & binding firm, fore & lower edges of text block untrimmed, former owner's name in ink to fly leaf, foxing to prelims heavy to half-title, light & occasional to main text, signed by Author on verso of title page, text block bright & clean
Author:

D. H. Lawrence

Subject:

Poetry

Format:

Hardback

Printing Year:

1928

Fiction Subject:

Poetry, Various

Condition:

Used

Language:

English

Special Attributes:

1st Edition, Signed

Date of Publication:

1900-1949

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THE COLLECTED POEMS OF
D. H. LAWRENCE

VOLUME ONE
RHYMING POEMS

No. 92 OF ONE HUNDRED SPECIAL COPIES
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR



LONDON:
Martin Secker
1928


Book Specification

Format Hard cover
Language English
Pagination [1-4] 5-7 [8] 9-231 [232]
Book Size Octavo
Approx. Book Dimensions (Width, Height, Depth) in mm 146 x 208 x 30
Approx weight (grammes) 465g
(I)SBN n/a
Date This Edition Published 1928 (First Edition)
Date Of Original Publication 1928


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GOOD : no dust jacket, hard cover, grey paper covered boards, cream paper covered spine with gilt lettering, top edge of text block gilt, rubbed & lightly  soiled, wear to corners, spine ends bumped, appears that some careful re-glueing of spine strip at lower joint has been undertaken, aper on rear panel shows couple  of creases, hinges strong & binding firm, fore & lower edges of text block untrimmed, former owner's name in ink to fly leaf, foxing to prelims heavy to half-title,  light & occasional to main text, signed by Author on verso of title page, text block bright & clean


The Collected Poems of D. H. Lawrence, Volume One - Signed by Author

ONE HUNDRED SPECIAL COPIES HAVE BEEN PREPARED, BEARING THE AUTHOR'S SIGNATURE, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS No. 92

VOLUME ONE : RHYMING POEMS

Offered here is Volume One only of a two volume work, Volume Two is not on offer here.

About the Author
David Herbert Lawrence was born in Nottinghamshire in 1885. His first novel, The White Peacock, was published in 1911. The next year Lawrence published Sons  and Lovers and ran off to Germany with Frieda Weekley, his former tutor's wife. His masterpieces The Rainbow and Women in Love were completed in quick  succession, but the first was suppressed as indecent and the second was not published until 1920. Lawrence's lyrical writings challenged convention, promoting a  return to an ideal of nature where sex is seen as a sacrament. In 1925 Lawrence's final novel, Lady Chatterly's Lover, was banned in England and the United  States for indecency. He died of tuberculosis in 1930 in Venice.

Lawrence's reputation as a novelist has often meant that his achievements in poetry have failed to receive the recognition they deserve.
" Lawrence's gifts were phenomenal, and there is no one in English literature to touch him, at his best."-Doris Lessing

This is the First Edition, published in London by Martin Secker, 1928.

SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR D. H. LAWRENCE.



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