Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
The Paintings of D. H. Lawrence. D. H. Lawrence.
The Paintings of D. H. Lawrence
The Paintings of D. H. Lawrence

The Paintings of D. H. Lawrence

London: Printed privately for subscribers only. The Mandrake Press, (1929). Limited edition. Hardcover. 1/510. Folio. Unpaginated (76 leaves). Three-quarter crushed morocco over blind-stamped green cloth, gold lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Edition limited to 510 with a collection of D. H. Lawrence's oil and water color paintings in photographic color reproductions printed on Arches mouldmade paper. Includes two reproductions of woodcuts, as published. David Herbert Richards Lawrence (1885-1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. Painting became one of his main forms of expression in his last years. A 1929 exhibition at the Warren Gallery in London's Mayfair was extremely controversial. After a complaint from a visitor of the exhibition, the police seized 13 of the 25 paintings which later were returned to the artist. Minor age wear and scuffing on binding. Parts of book block starting to separate from binding, otherwise in very good condition. vg. Item #27592

Price: $325.00

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