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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 205

    LAWRENCE, D. H. (1885-1930). The Prussian Officer and Other Stories. London: Duckworth & Co., 1914. 8°. Half title, 20-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end. Original blue cloth gilt, later slipcase. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, "Xmas 1914, S. Kotilianski [sic] (Il Morte) from D. H. Lawrence (Il Vivo)." Fabes p.48; Roberts A6.

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    LAWRENCE, D. H. (1885-1930). The Prussian Officer and Other Stories. London: Duckworth & Co., 1914. 8°. Half title, 20-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end. Original blue cloth gilt, later slipcase. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, "Xmas 1914, S. Kotilianski [sic] (Il Morte) from D. H. Lawrence (Il Vivo)." Fabes p.48; Roberts A6.

    S. S. Kotelianski met Lawrence in 1914. 'Kot' (as he was known) translated many Russian writers, sometimes in collaboration with Lawrence, and was one of Lawrence's inner circle of friends who were to be residents of 'Rananim', the Utopian community which Lawrence hoped to establish after the First World War.


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