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1 June 2009
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)
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