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    D. H. Lawrence. Group of Nine First Editions or First American Editions of Non-Fiction Titles. [Various places: various publishers, 1916-1961]. D. H. Lawrence. Twilight in Italy. London: Duckworth, [1916]. First edition. Octavo. [311] pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt. Spine sunned and rubbed, boards rubbed and somewhat soiled. Endleaves offset and toned. Bookplate on front pastedown. Good. In slipcase.

    [Together with:] D. H. Lawrence. Sea and Sardinia. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1921. First American edition. Octavo. 355 pages. Publisher's beige cloth backstrip over green boards, printed paper spine label, dust jacket. Cloth spine toned and bumped, some rubbing, bubbling to boards, endleaves toned and foxed, a few text leaves with short marginal tears. Bookplate of John Martin on rear pastedown. Jacket with extensive tape repairs to verso, most of which are visible on recto. Jacket spine toned, soiled, and chipped, jacket panels toned, worn, chipped, soiled. Fair. Chemised in slipcase.

    [And:] D. H. Lawrence. Psychoanalysis and the Unconscious. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1921. First American edition, one of 250 copies of the Special Issue, this copy unnumbered. Small octavo. 120 pages. Publisher's plain boards, front board and spine lettered in black. Spine toned, bumped, and edgeworn. Boards bumped toned, with some edgewear. Text a bit toned. Good. In clamshell case.

    [And:] D. H. Lawrence. Fantasia of the Unconscious. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1922. First American edition. Octavo. 297 pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt. Spine sunned and rubbed, some rubbing, bumping to boards. Two bookplates on front pastedown with some corresponding offsetting to front free endpaper, bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown. Good. In slipcase.

    [And:] D. H. Lawrence. Studies in Classic American Literature. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923. First American edition. Large octavo. 264 pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt, dust jacket. Cloth spine sunned, bumped and rubbed, some rubbing, sunning, soiling to boards. Jacket with tape repairs to verso. Jacket spine toned and edgeworn. Jacket panels toned, dampstained, edgeworn, with some chipping and a few small tears. Good. Chemised in slipcase.

    [And:] D. H. Lawrence. Pornography and Obscenity. London: Faber & Faber, [1929]. First edition. Octavo. 32 pages. Publisher's printed wrappers. Spine worn, wrappers toned, soiled, edgeworn. Text lightly creased. Good. In slipcase (bookplate). Laid-in is a postcard signed by George Bernard Shaw (inscription and signature are very faint).

    [And:] D. H. Lawrence. Assorted Articles. London: Martin Secker, [1930]. First edition. Octavo. [216] pages. Publisher's full burgundy cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt, dust jacket. Some rubbing, soiling, bumping to cloth binding. Bookplate on front pastedown, bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown, some pages unopened. Jacket spine toned and edgeworn. Jacket panels, rubbed, creased, soiled, with some tears. Good. Chemised in slipcase.

    [And:] D. H. Lawrence. Etruscan Places. London: Martin Secker, 1932. First edition. Octavo. [199] pages. Illustrated. Publisher's full blue cloth over beveled boards, front board stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. Cloth spine sunned and bumped, boards rubbed with some wear to corners. Endleaves foxed, bookplate on front pastedown, review of book affixed to front free endpaper. Jacket with tape repairs to verso and on spine and rear panel rectos. Jacket toned, edgeworn, soiled, with some chipping and a few tears. Fair. Chemised in slipcase.

    [And:] D. H. Lawrence. The Symbolic Meaning. London: Centaur Press, [1962]. First edition thus. Octavo. 264 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine stamped in white and gilt, dust jacket. Mild rubbing, soiling to cloth binding. Jacket spine a bit toned, jacket rubbed with some soiling. Very good. Chemised in slipcase.


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