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LAWRENCE, D.H.
Lady Chatterley's Lover
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. Si … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. [US]

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