• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 281

    LAWRENCE, D.H. (1885-1930). Sun. Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1928. 8° (240 x 160mm). Colour printed frontispiece. Original paper wrappers printed in red and black, original glassine, original gold paper covered chemise with pink cloth ties. Provenance: Boston University (booklabel; deaccession letter provided). FIRT UNEXPURGATED EDITION, one of 150 copies, this one numbered 20. Moore p.378; Roberts A35b.

    Price Realised  

    LAWRENCE, D.H. (1885-1930). Sun. Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1928. 8° (240 x 160mm). Colour printed frontispiece. Original paper wrappers printed in red and black, original glassine, original gold paper covered chemise with pink cloth ties. Provenance: Boston University (booklabel; deaccession letter provided). FIRT UNEXPURGATED EDITION, one of 150 copies, this one numbered 20. Moore p.378; Roberts A35b.

    -- The Escaped Cock. Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1929. 8° (210 x 165mm). Colour printed frontispiece after Lawrence. Original paper wrappers printed red and black; in a later card chemise (lacking the slipcase and glassine; spine chipped and darkened, front endpapers browned) Provenance: as above. FIRST EDITION OF LAWRENCE'S LAST LIFETIME PUBLICATION, one of 450 copies, this one numbered 395. Roberts A50a. (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.