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Lady Chatterley's Lover

By Lawrence, D H




D.H. Lawrence's 1928 novel Lady Chatterley's Lover holds the distinguished title of being one the most banned books in history. Infamous for its explicit descriptions of sex and other vulgarities, it was only published openly in the United Kingdom in 1960. The book focused on the illicit affair between an upper class woman and her lower class gamekeeper, and it was received with outrage and intrigue, resulting in numerous abridged versions being published throughout the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's.

Because the first edition was so quickly banned from public consumption, there are many abridged and censored versions available, though few as valuable as the original.

First printings were bound with brown boards with an insignia of a phoenix gracing its front cover. The phoenix has remained a potent symbol for the book, in large part because of the book’s victory in the infamous British Obscenity Trial in 1960.

D.H. Lawrence was a well-known English author who wrote many novels, short stories, and books of poetry. Not just an author, Lawrence was also a well-respected literary critic who wrote several essays regarding other famous writers, including Edgar Allen Poe, Herman Melville, and Walt Whitman.




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Lady Chatterley's Lover

LAWRENCE, D. H.

Paris: privately printed [for the author by Edward Titus], 1929. Octavo. Original brown wrappers printed in black, printed paper label to spine. Contemporary quarter red morocco chemise with marbled sides, in a marbled slipcase bearing Titus's device of the Black Manikin. Front wrapper detached with a portion lost, but otherwise in very sharp condition. 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 Chatterley's Lover was first published in an edition of 1,000 copies by the Orioli Press in Florence in 1928, and almost immediately pirated by at least four different publishers. Spurred on by these piracies to get an affordable edition into circulation, Lawrence approached Edward Titus and negotiated the present edition to be sold at 60 francs, with a new introduction regarding the pirated printings entitled "My Skirmish with Jolly Roger". Accompanying this copy is a typed letter signed from Lawrence to Titus, dated 5 April 1929, addressed from the Hotel de Versailles, Boulevard Montparnasse, Paris, which constitutes Lawrence's attempt at a formal contract between author and publisher for the present edition. He outlines the agreed terms including the published price, number of copies to be printed, terms under which further printings could be done, and details regarding the termination of the contract. Lawrence has also cautiously corrected the word "partnership" to "connection" and initialled the change. Titus's prospectus for the edition is also laid in. Presentation copies of Lady Chatterley's Lover in any printing are rare. We know of just one other that has appeared in commerce: the Florence edition inscribed to Frank Curtin, sold at the Manney sale in 1991.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

LAWRENCE, D.H.

Florence: Privately Printed [by the Tipografia Giuntina], 1928. A Fine First Edition of "Lady Chatterley's Lover" Complete with the Rare Dust Jacket and the Very Rare Original Glassine Wrapper Laid in is a Signed Postcard from Lawrence to his Sister-in-Law LAWRENCE, D.H. Lady Chatterley's Lover. [Florence]: Privately Printed [by the Tipografia Giuntina], 1928. First edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, (this being copy number 596) signed by the author. Octavo. [4], 365, [3, blank] pp. Original mulberry boards with printed paper spine label. Front cover printed in black with the Lawrence phoenix. An exceptionally fine copy, completely unopened. In the original plain yellow dust jacket (jacket with a few a little worn and stained at spine extremities. Complete with the exceptionally scarce original glassine wrapper, a little worn and with some staining on spine. Housed in a quarter black morocco clamshell case. This is the finest copy of this book that we have ever seen. The original pale yellow dust jacket is unprinted, little more than a piece of wrapping paper, to both camouflage a "dirty" book and protect it during shipping. The book underneath is so perfect as to leave little doubt that it was set aside untouched, unread, and covered with this dustjacket and the original glassine wrapper which has protected the paper dust jacket since it was published. Laid in is a postcard (written in German) from D.H. Lawrence, addressed to the Frau Baronin von Richthofen. There were two Baronin von Richthofens. One was Lawrence's wife Frieda and the other was her sister Else. Since Frieda was with Lawrence on this trip, the recipient was probably Else. In the postcard, Lawrence says he is traveling this morning to El Paso and is sending the pictures of the ranch today. The ranch was the Taos property, now known as the D.H. Lawrence Ranch, given to the Lawrence's by Mabel Dodge Luhan and was the place to which Frieda retired after Lawrence's death. The postcard is signed "DHL", is dated "Santa Fe. 18 Okt" and is postmarked October 18th, 1924. Lady Chatterley's Lover is tripled with Ulysses and Tropic of Cancer as the seminal suppressed books from the first half of the twentieth century. Roberts A42a. "No account of Lady Chatterley's Lover can be complete without some notice of the most memorable review of the novel by Ed Zern, which appeared in Field and Stream for November 1959, p. 142 (see also The D. H. Lawrence Review 8 (Fall 1975) 376-377). It is short and reproduced here for the benefit of those who do not have access to a copy. The review was written as the result of a request from the editor, Hugh Grey, that Mr. Zern choose an outdoor book for review as a "sort of test case"." "Although written many years ago, Lady Chatterley's Lover has just been reissued by the Grove Press, and this fictional account of the day-to-day life of an English gamekeeper is still of considerable interest to outdoor minded readers, as it contains many passages on pheasant raising, the apprehending of poachers, ways to control vermin, and other chores and duties of the professional gamekeeper. Unfortunately one is obliged to wade through many pages of extraneous material in order to discover and savor these sidelights on the management of a Midland shooting estate, and in this reviewer's opinion this book cannot take the place of J.R. Miller's Practical Gamekeeping." "Hereafter, no Lawrence collection can be said to be complete without a copy of Miller's Practical Gamekeeping to place alongside Lady Chatterley's Lover!" (Warren Roberts, p. 152-153).

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Lady Chatterleys Lover

Lawrence, D.H.

Privately Printed in Florence, 1928 SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 1000 numbered copies printed. A beautiful copy SIGNED by D.H. Lawrence. The book is in superb condition and appears unread. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a spectacular copy SIGNED by the author housed in a custom clamshell slipcase. We buy SIGNED Lawrence First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover.

Lawrence, D.H

Florence: Privately Printed [by the Tipografia Giuntina], 1928. First edition and signed limited edition of D.H. Lawrence's most ambitious, significant, and explicit work on sex and romance. Octavo, original publisher's mulberry paper-covered boards with white paper spine label, central Phoenix motif to the front panel. One of one thousand copies signed by D.H. Lawrence on the limitation page, this is number 192. In fine condition. Housed in a custom full morocco pull-off and chemise box. A superior example. Available by subscription only in this private Florence printing and banned in England and America for obscenity, Lady Chatterley's Lover was Lawrence's most ambitious attempt to present his vision of the enigma and complexity of sex. The story of the physical and emotional relationship between a working class man and an upper class woman, its explicit descriptions of sex soon led to routine confiscation and destruction of any copies police and customs officials could find in both England and the United States. An unexpurgated edition was not published openly in the United Kingdom until 1960, when it was the subject of a watershed obscenity trial against the publisher Penguin Books. Penguin won the case under the Obscene Publications Act 1959, and quickly sold 3 million copies. The book was also banned for obscenity in the United States, Canada, Australia, India, and Japan and was not available in the United States until Grove Press brought the matter to court in 1959, over 30 years after the publication of the first edition (Roberts, 42a).

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H.

Privately Printed in Florence, Italy, 1928 LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies privately printed in Florence. This numbered copy is SIGNED by D.H. Lawrence. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight with NO cocks or leans. The boards are clean with slight wear to the spine. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase to protect the book. We buy Lawrence First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H. [Frank Sinatra Association Copy]

Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. First Edition / Limited Edition. Original wraps. Very good. Octavo, [5], 365pp, [4 blank]. Publishers brown paper covered boards, title printed on label affixed to spine, illustration on cover. Uncut outer edge. Chips on spine at seams. Housed in custom clamshell slipcase, maroon cloth, orange morocco spine with raised bands, title in gilt. From a limited edition of 1000 copies signed by author D.H. Lawrence, this being number 72. From the private collection of Frank Sinatra, with associated estate sale identification tags. (W. Roberts A-42a). Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) was an actor, singer, producer and political supporter. He is considered by many to be the "greatest singer of the 20th Century." In 2018, Sotheby's auctioned off part of the estate of Frank Sinatra's wife, Barbara Sinatra. This collection included numerous pieces from their homes in Los Angeles, Malibu and Palm Springs.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. 365pp. Octavo, bound in original brown paper boards with cream spine label and black phoenix insignia stamped to the front cover. Top edge trimmed. Privately printed limited edition of 1000 copies, of which this is 753, numbered and signed in pencil by D. H. Lawrence. Some shelf wear along the edges of the boards has been professionally restored. An attractive copy housed in a matching brown paper slipcase. The first edition of one of the seminal suppressed books of the 20th century, privately printed in Italy to circumscribe censorship in Britain, where it was not published in unexpurgated form until 1960. 1928

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

Historic Limited First Edition #39 out of 500. Not signed by Lawrence. Mrs J Paul Getty bought when she was in England during WW II -Scarce. Her bookplate on inside rear. Based on the 1928, third and most complete manuscript. Lady Chatterly was banned in England and the US for many years. Hardcover. fair/No Jacket/ needs rebinding. I have no idea who published.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

LAWRENCE, D. H. [David Herbert, 1885-1930]

[Florence]: Privately Printed [by the Tipografia Giuntina], 1928. First Edition. First appearance of Lawrence's last novel and "one of the most remarkable books of the twentieth century." (Literary Encyclopedia) First Edition, limited issue, no. 256 of 1000 copies printed, signed by Lawrence in blue ink at the limitation statement. Demy 8vo (225 x 150mm): [4],365,[1]pp. Original mulberry paper-covered boards, Lawrence phoenix in black to front cover, white paper spine label printed in black, top edge rough-trimmed, others untrimmed. Front joint very skillfully (almost imperceptibly) repaired, light soiling to boards, partial erasure of publisher's imprint on verso of title page, light unobtrusive moisture stains and occasional finger-soiling to margins of many pages far from text, otherwise a fresh and bright, very attractive example. Increasingly scarce in collectible condition, more commonly encountered in one of the many pirated editions. Roberts A42a. Not in McDonald. Connolly 57 ("a puritanical tract on the art of love as Lawrence imagined it, devised to rouse the English from their torpor."). In the spring of 1928, Lawrence commissioned the Tipografia Guintina in Florence to print Lady Chatterley's Lover, after it was rejected by numerous English publishers. He planned to sell the one thousand signed and numbered copies at the price of £2 each, with friends acting as agents. By the end of the year, nearly all copies were sold, despite (or perhaps because of) the novel being banned from entering the United States and about to be suppressed in London." Lady Chatterley's Lover "captures a moment in history when the Jazz Age celebrated hedonistic pleasure at the same time that, in Lawrence's native England, the friction of owners and workers erupted as a general strike in 1926. These pressures-of unbridled pleasure caught in a vise of capitalistic conflict-have helped to make Lawrence's portrait of the age remarkably insightful and prescient." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H.

Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. [4], 365pp, [1]. Rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, date in gilt to foot of spine, all panels with gilt double fillet border, covers framed with crossing single fillet, small flower tool to corners, gilt roll to edges with gilt decoration to inner dentelles repeated from the front cover, a.e.g., with a fore edge painting. Externally fine, internally very lightly browned but clean. Now housed in a watered silk lined drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with the phoenix from the original boards replicated on the front cover of the box and a new paper label to spine. Number thirty of one thousand copies, signed by Lawrence to limitation leaf. This copy with a fore edge painting by Martin Frost of Lady Chatterley and Mellors. With the correct typographical errors, correct chain lines and no paper watermark. Roberts A42a; Gertzman 1.1.a. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Fore Edge Painting.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H

Florence Italy, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed limited #169 of 500 1928 in the original hardcover boards without the phoenix device to the front board just the title and author, paper label to spine. Tight and unmarked many pages remain uncut along the top edge. Please email for photos.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

LAWRENCE, D.H.

Privately Printed, (Florence: Printed by the Tipografia Giuntina), 1928.. First edition, no. 929 of 1,000 copies signed by the author, 8vo, (iv), 365, (1) pp, bound without a final blank leaf. Original paper from the boards bound in, light stains to the edge of the recto of the limitation leaf. Modern mulberry full morocco, gilt titled spine, blind stamped phoenix to the upper cover replicated from the original binding, an excellent copy. Roberts A42a.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H.

Limited to 200 copies. Second Edition (cheap paper issue) printed a couple of months after the first edition of 1000 in July. ***Uncut edges, small closed tear to upper spine else a fine, bright, and clean copy. Housed in custom slipcase and protective plastic sleeve. ***A fragile book that's difficult to find in such excellent condition. ******For even better pricing, visit our website at http://annirocbooks.wixsite.com/anniroc**********

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D H Lawrence

2007-08-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Lady Chatterley's Lover.

D. H. Lawrence

Publisher's purple cloth with white titles to spine and upper board. Bound in purple cloth with a exquisite silk embroidered dustwrapper, by Paul Smith (illustrator). Floral patterned endpapers Limitation label one of 1000 copies. One of 5 titles published to celebrate Penguin's 60th anniversary.

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LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER

Lawrence D. H

Florence: Privately printed, 1928. Early printing, a pirated edition. Tall 8vo, original black moire pattered cloth with a paper label on the spine printed in red and black. 365. A pleasing copy, the black cloth a bit mellowed on the spine, a touch of expected shelving. This pirated edition was printed just shortly after the first edition and is nearly identical in format to the true first. These unauthorized pirated editions that followed the printing of the first edition would induce Lawrence in 1929 to write the essay "My Skirmish With Jolly Roger," A tirade against the numerous pirated editions of his book, the bookshops that discretely distributed them and, incidentally, against those who suggested he should issue an expurgated edition. It was not until 1960 that Penguin Books in London took on the risk of publishing an authorized edition in full and they were consequently prosecuted under the Obscene Publications Act 1959. The later acquittal proved a victory for not only the eminent authors who appeared as witnesses at the celebrated trial (including E.M. Forster, R. Hoggart, and H. Gardner) and Penguin Books, but for writing and publishing in general.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

LAWRENCE, D.H. (1885-1930)

Florence: Privately printed [Edward Titus], 1929. Second authorized edition: the Author's Unabridged Popular Edition. Octavo, pp.365. Bound in original brown paper wrappers printed in black, with Phoenix design to front cover, white label to spine, price "60Frs" to upper right and "LeCram Press-Paris" printed on back cover. One of 3000 copies printed; the novel was initially published in an edition of 1,000 copies by the Orioli Press, Florence (1928), and was almost immediately pirated by at least four different publishers. Lawrence had always intended to release a cheap version, and hoped that this official cheaper edition would discourage piracies. He struck a deal with Edward Titus and wrote a new introduction regarding the pirated printings entitled 'My Skirmish with Jolly Roger'. Fragile covers with some wear, a few tears to joints, some small chips to spine ends, title label intact, some edge-chipping. Overall a decent copy of this notoriously fragile book, seldom seen in such condition. Housed in a bespoke black morocco-spined clamshell box with felt lining. An uncommon survival.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First American edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Very Good. 327 pp. Bound in the publisher's bright orange cloth with black lettering on the front board. Price of $2.50 on the front flap of the dust jacket. First printing of the first American edition. Banned for obscenity in both the US and Britain in its original form, abridged editions were published in both countries in 1932. Ahearn APG 043f. An exceptional copy of a book of great importance in the history of censorship, scarce in collectible condition. A very near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket with fading to the spine panel, a small crease to the rear flap, a few small spots of rubbing, and a couple of tiny closed tears.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Florence: Privately Printed. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. Pirated Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full black moire silk boards, red and black paper label on spine, red endpapers, fore-edge deckle, red and black title page. The is one of the several pirated copies that appeared shortly after the true first edition was published in a run of 1000 numbered and signed copies in 1928. [See Roberts A42].. Exterior of hinges moderately worn, edges rubbed, text block tight, unmarked and square. VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (ii), 365 pp .

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

LAWRENCE, D.H. (1885-1930), [SQUIRES, Michael, editor], [LESSING, Doris, introduction], [SMITH, Paul, designer]

London: Penguin Classics, 2006. [Modern Literature] LIMITED EDITION. Octavo (25 x 16cm), pp.xxxvi; 364. Number 739 of just 1000 copies produced to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Penguin Classics. Publisher's purple cloth with white titles to spine and upper board. With the delightful white silk embroidered jacket designed by Paul Smith, with titles in black to spine and front cover. Floral patterned endpapers. Presented in the publisher's clear plastic slipcase. A fine, as-new copy, with the original price label inserted loose at rear. One of the seminal works of 20th century literature, which caused great sensation upon publication in 1928 due to the nature of its content, resulting in its censorship in the UK for decades thereafter. From the library of the writer, media and film executive Edward Milward-Oliver.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

London: Penguin Books, 1960. Plain white wraps stapled at the spine. 317 pages. Undated [1960] with no edition details or copyright information given. Printed by Hazell Watson and Verey Ltd. Aylesbury and Slough, who were not the printers of the first Penguin unexpurgated trade edition. That edition was published following Penguin's acquittal at the seminal obscenity trial in 1960. Clearly a prebublication or proof copy, although not denoted as such. Generall handling wear and light soil to covers, some rust to staples, inside all in good order, tanning at page edges. . Prepublication Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D.H Lawrence

Privately printed. Second authorized edition: the Author's Unabridged Popular Edition privately printed in 1929. This copy has been rebound in hardcovers with the original purple wraps bound in. Overall in very good ++ condition. All pages very clean and presentable.   The novel was initially published in an edition of 1,000 copies by the Orioli Press in Florence in 1928, and was almost immediately pirated by at least four different publishers. Lawrence had always intended to release a cheap version, and was spurred on to do so by the appearance of the unauthorized copies. In 1929 he approached Edward Titus and negotiated this edition to be sold at 60 francs, with a new introduction regarding the pirated printing entitled My Skirmish with Jolly Roger. One of only 3000 printed.  . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. 1929.

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LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER

Lawrence, D.H.

NG: PRIVATELY PRINTED. VG IN MYLAR. 1928. POSSIBLY A PRIVATE ED. WITH A FORGED SIGNATURE .

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

N.p. [Florence]: Privately printed 1928. Large 8vo. This is number 148 of an edition limited to 1500 copies. 365 pp. Recent half morocco over cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decorations and red leather title label. Top edge gilt. New marbled endpapers. Faint spotting to prelims. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. One of the early pirate editions. In Near Fine to Fine condition. . Near Fine. Half Morocco. Limited Numbered Edition. 1928.

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LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER

LAWRENCE, D.H.

LONDON: STEPHENSON & LAHR, 1930 Privately Printed 1929.364pp. Stated 3rd Edition Limited to 500 copies this one being 157. The date on the title page states 1929 and the verso that the book was published in Florence. These are both spurious; the book was actually published by P.R.Stephenson & Charles Lahr in 1930 shortly after Lawrences death. Original pub. Brown limp cloth with Pheonix emble to top front board. VG (previous owner name in ink to ffep. Endpapers starting but mull sound. A little shelf wear to extremities of boards and book is slightly cocked. A couple of light marks to cloth on front board- not significant. Loosley laid in is a typewritten note signed by a previous owner which reads " I guarantee that this copy is one of the entirely unexpurgated edition printed abroad. Furthermore I have looked through the text and I am able to certify that it agrees in every respect with that of the first un-expurgated edition of Florence, a copy of which was sent to me from Florence at the time of Publication."

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Privately Printed, 1928. 365pp. Octavo. An early pirated edition, limited to 1500 copies. Light brown/pinkish paper covered boards with a cream coloured title label with black lettering affixed to the spine. Edges roughly trimmed. Minor rubbing along the edges of the boards; mild fading to the spine. Internally clean and tight. Marked as number 685 out of an edition of 1500 copies on the limitation page. An attractive copy. An early, possibly the first(?), pirated edition of one of the seminal suppressed books of the 20th century, privately printed in Italy to circumscribe censorship in Britain, where it was not published in unexpurgated form until 1960. This version very closely resembles the first edition in both look and textual errors, with the only noticable difference being that there is no phoenix stamped to the front board, the amount printed--1500 copies instead of 1000--and the fact that it has not been signed by Lawrence. 1928

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Number 191 in a limited edition of 1500 copies. Believed to be one of the earlier Pirated Editions. Deckled edges. In the original light brown paper-covered boards, marred only by a barely noticeable short closed tears near the extremities of the gutter. Not a First edition. Privately printed. Original card backed boards with the paper title label on the spine. 1-9/16" over the covers, 9-1/4" x 6-3/8". --- paper label on spine. --- Images of any feature available upon request.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Grove. Hardcover. Very good in good dust jacket. Apparently valuble ed. First edition. This Ed. 3rd manuscript version . Very Good. 1959. 1st Edition.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D H

Hardcover. As New/As New. Smith, Paul (designer). Penguin Designer Classics, 2007, being number 735 of the limited edition of 1,000 copies. 170 x 255mm, silk embroidered pictorial binding, the book contained in a thick plexiglass slip case and the whole still within its original plastic wrapping and in mint condition, as issued ... ... To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the original Penguin Classics series Penguin invited five designers - not necessarily book or even graphic designers - giving them carte blanche each to design a book exactly as they wished. The designer here is the fashion designer Paul Smith and he explains that as he works with fabrics he chose to create a silk cover with the different elements - title, author's name, Penguin logo and the central image - all embroidered. The cover represents the scene where Mellors decorates a naked Lady Chatterly with flowers and Smith shows her pubic hair as made of silk-embroidered lilac and purple forget-me-nots. ... ... For more information see the Guardian article of 28/10/2006 at theguardian.com/books/2006/oct/28/art and another of the same date by Alice Rawsthorn at theguardian.com/books/2006/oct/28/art1

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Lady Chatterley's lover: Including My skirmish with Jolly Roger, written especially and exclusively as an introduction to this popular edition

Lawrence, D. H

Privately printed, 1930-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition rebound in green buckram. Includes the original paper wrappers with the 60Frs" at upper right and "LeCram Press-Paris present. Besides for a stain down the middle of the fore edge the book is near fine. Your satisfaction is guaranteed! dnr1

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Lady Chatterley's Lover: Cambridge Lawrence Edition (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)

D. H. Lawrence

1995-04-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER Easton Press

D. H. Lawrence

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. SEALED in the original SHRINK WRAP As New, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Mint. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Lawrence, D. H.

Florence: Privately Printed. Fine with no dust jacket. 1928. One of 1000 numbered copies. Hardcover. Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. #153 of 1,000 copies. Lg. 8vo (9 x 6 ¼ in). [4],365[3 blank]pp. Modern black morocco spine, mulberry boards, grey endpapers, fore-edges rough-trimmed. Fine condition, light spot on top edge of text block. Title and "privately printed" in red on title page, which is preceded by limitation leaf with limitation number hand-written. Early pirated edition, rebound. Pagination same as Roberts A42a (see p.97ff also). ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 365 pages .

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LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER.

Lawrence, D.H.

Florence, Italy: Privately printed, 1928. Book. Very good- condition. Hardcover. Early edition. Octavo (8vo). [ii], 315 pages of text. Original maroon hardcover cloth binding with a light bump at the bottom of the spine, and minor sunning to the spine; protected in archival mylar. The rear inner hinge is cracked. The printed paper spine label printed in red and black remains intact and attractive. Title page is printed in red and black. Several pages have minor soiling to the page edges, and a few pages have minor staining to the margins. The front endpaper has a small crease, and the rear endpapers are uncut. Early edition..

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Used - Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. PAPERBACK. 1523377135 Very Good Condition. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Very Good.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover.

LAWRENCE, D.H.

Martin Secker, London., 1932. First authorized U.K. edition. Octavo. 327 pages. This edition was expurgated.Small ownership signature on front free endpaper. Covers just a little scuffed. Free endpapers a little spotted and tanned. Very good. No dustwrapper.

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Lady Chatterley's lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Florence: privately printed, 1928. 8vo, pp. [2], 365, [1]; title page printed in red and black; original black moiré-patterned cloth, paper label on spine printed in red and black; crimson endpapers, edges uncut; fine copy. The book is likely one of many contemporary piracies. See Roberts A42 for a discussion.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

2007-04-05. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Privately Printed, 1928. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A pirated edition. Number 126 of 1500 copies. Brown covers, 365pp. Many pirated editions of this book were published: this one is an early one, printed in the same year as the legitimate edition. Pencil mark on front cover, yellowing to edges and endpapers, binding professionally restored. A fun item..

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D.H

Florence: Privately Printed, 1928. Brown cloth, 365 pages on softer light brown paper, gilt still bright on spine patch, slight surface wear to spine edges, two light stains on back. Ink inscription with name and New York City address on first front end paper, Near Very Good.. Cloth. Very Good.

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LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER

Lawrence, D. H.

NY: William Faro, Inc.. VG+/G+. 1931. Hardcover. Black cloth w/ paper label. Number one in series. Early pirated edition by Samuel Roth. Expurgiated edition of the third manuscript. A touch of prelim txt tanning, 1" x 1/4" burn mark, very minor on rear board w/ 1"x1/2" burn hole on rear DJ panel. Some wear to DJ including small chips at tail, 2 1/2"x1" chip out of head/joint - (affecting title on spine somewhat) & which including some of front panel just above title. DJ spine somewhat slightly toned. DJ and frontis art by A. K. Skillin. ; Modern Amatory Classics; frontis; 313 pages .

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

2015-07-23. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

[Paris]: Privately Printed [E. W. Titus], 1929. Second authorized edition. hardcover. Half-bound in crimson calf with embossed gold lettering and decorations, VG+ with light wear to edges. Blank endpaper and title page have a small piece missing from lower corner, last page of text has small faintly stained area. Pages lightly tanning Includes "My Skirmish with Jolly Roger: Being an Introduction written especially for the present popular edition" by the author

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

LAWRENCE, D.H.

Paris: Privately Printed, 1929. Bound in orange cloth with matching boards, stamped in gold. Appears to be the 1929 binding. This is the Author's Unabridged Popular Edition which includes My Skirmish with Jolly Roger written in April of 1929. 365 pp. A most handsome copy of what is the third authorized printing of this book. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lawrence, D. H.

Florence: Privately Printed, 1928 This copy is not signed. Probably the pirated and forged New York edition. Wear to lower edge of spine.. First American Edition. hardcover. Acceptable/No Jacket.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover [Hardcover]

D. H. Lawrence

This is the hardcover undated only stated Nesor Edition. Other than some markings on the inside cover and flyleaf, both the cover and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe.Very Good

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

2004-06-17. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

20150723. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover

D.H. Lawrence

Pirated Edition, Circa 1930's, Scarce, D.J. w/ A.30 K. Skillin. Octavo, 316 pages, Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, slight wear to edges of boards and spine. previous owner's book plate on title page, small tears on pg 281,283,285. This title could not be published in the United Kingdom until 1960 as it's content contained the sexual affair between a working class man and an upper class woman with explicit detail. Penguin books was brought to trial over it's content under the Obscenity Law of 1959 in the UK. The book was originally first published in Italy in 1928.

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