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The White Peacock by  D.H Lawrence - First English Edition, first issue, with pp. 227-28, and 229-30  - 1911 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 12136)

The White Peacock

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The White Peacock

by Lawrence, D.H

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Original blue cloth, first state of binding, with publisher's device on rear cover. Covers faded and somewhat rubbed, overall a
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London: William Heinemann, 1911. First English Edition, first issue, with pp. 227-28, and 229-30 tipped in. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth, first state of binding, with publisher's device on rear cover. Covers faded and somewhat rubbed, overall a good, albeit worn copy. In folding cloth drop box. First English Edition, first issue, with pp. 227-28, and 229-30 tipped in. 1 vols. 8vo. Lawrence's First Book. Preceded by the American edition by one day.

Synopsis

The son of a miner, the prolific novelist, poet, and travel writer David Herbert Lawrence was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, in 1885. He attended Nottingham University and found employment as a schoolteacher. His first novel, The White Peacock , was published in 1911, the same year his beloved mother died and he quit teaching after contracting pneumonia. The next year Lawrence published Sons and Lovers and ran off to Germany with Frieda Weekley, his former tutor’s wife. His masterpieces The Rainbow and Women in Love were completed in quick succession, but the first was suppressed as indecent and the second was not published until 1920. Lawrence’s lyrical writings challenged convention, promoting a return to an ideal of nature where sex is seen as a sacrament. In 1928 Lawrence’s final novel, Lady Chatterley’s Lover , was banned in England and the United States for indecency. He died of tuberculosis in 1930 in Venice.

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
12136
Title
The White Peacock
Author
Lawrence, D.H
Format/binding
1 vols. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Original blue cloth, first state of binding, with publisher's device on rear cover. Covers faded and somewhat rubbed, overall a
Quantity available
1
Edition
First English Edition, first issue, with pp. 227-28, and 229-30
Publisher
William Heinemann
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1911
Keywords
British | D.H. Lawrence
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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