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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 211

    LAWRENCE, D. H. (1885-1930). Apocalypse. Florence: G. Orioli, 1931. 8°. Half title, frontispiece portrait of the author. Original red paper boards, Lawrence's Pheonix stamped in black on upper cover, black spine label, uncut, green dust-jacket with portrait of the author on upper wrapper (a few short tears, backstrip darkened). FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 170 OF 750 COPIES, on Binda paper. Fabes p.4; Roberts A57. Lungarno Series No.6.

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    LAWRENCE, D. H. (1885-1930). Apocalypse. Florence: G. Orioli, 1931. 8°. Half title, frontispiece portrait of the author. Original red paper boards, Lawrence's Pheonix stamped in black on upper cover, black spine label, uncut, green dust-jacket with portrait of the author on upper wrapper (a few short tears, backstrip darkened). FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 170 OF 750 COPIES, on Binda paper. Fabes p.4; Roberts A57. Lungarno Series No.6.

    With 2 other books published by Orioli, Ada Lawrence & G. Stuart Gelder's Young Lorenzo. Early Life of D. H. Lawrence (Florence, 1931, ONE OF 740 COPIES, with dust-jacket, Lungarno Series No.8) and D. H. Lawrence's Last Poems (Florence, 1932, ONE OF 750 COPIES, Lungarno Series No.10). (3)


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