By D. H. Lawrence; Richard Adlington [intro.]
London   Martin Secker
8.5" by 6.5" xli [1], 1-224pp
The first trade edition of D. H. Lawrence's last major work, a radical criticism of the forces shaping Western civilisation. With the very scarce dust wrapper.
By D. H. Lawrence; Richard Adlington [intro.]

1932 Apocalypse

London   Martin Secker
8.5" by 6.5" xli [1], 1-224pp
The first trade edition of D. H. Lawrence's last major work, a radical criticism of the forces shaping Western civilisation. With the very scarce dust wrapper.
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first trade edition, first impression. The first edition of this work to be published in England. The work initially appeared the year prior as a small limited edition in Florence.

In the publisher's original price unclipped dust wrapper.

Written during the winter of 1929-1930, in this work Lawrence presents a radical criticism of the political, religious and social structures that have shaped Western civilization. He presents thoughts on psychology, science, politics, art, God and man.

Illustrated with a frontispiece depicting the bust Jo Davidson created of Lawrence on his deathbed.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding, with price unclipped dust wrapper. Light fading to back strip, otherwise externally excellent. Dust wrapper bright, with minor edgewear to back strip head and tail. Handling marks and areas of discolouration to rear wrap, and perimeters of front wrap. Small closed tear to head of front wrap. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright.

Near Fine

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