Lot 198 of 429:
D.H. Lawrence Lady Chatterley's Lover Signed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,680
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Author:
Lawrence, D.H.
Place:
[Florence]
Publisher:
Privately printed
Date:
1928
Description:

365 pp. original brown boards with Lawrencian phoenix in black on the upper cover, paper title label on spine, plain brown dust wrapper; custom cloth slipcase. No. 256 of 1000 copies. First Edition.

Signed by the author at the limitation statement. Increasingly difficult to come by this edition published by the Italian press Tipografia Giuntina, more often encountered in one of the many pirated editions. Connolly 57; Fabes p.14; Roberts A42a.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spine chipped, front joint split about half the length, some loss of brown paper covering at corners, a bit of staining on rear board; partial erasure of publisher's imprint on verso of title page; very good.
 
Item number:
305344
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