Item #406713 D. H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study. Anais NIN.
D. H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study

D. H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study

Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1932. 8vo. [10], 146, [2] pages. Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, unopened; printed dust jacket. A fine, unopened copy in a near-fine jacket, lightly toned and with some modest chipping at extremities, light soiling to the rear panel. Item #406713

FIRST EDITION of the author's first book, number 491 of 500 copies, numbered on the colophon and with publisher's stamped slip with number (from an edition of 550, of which 50 were for the press). PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Richard who accompanies me faithfully on the inner-outer voyage started with this book / Love Anais / February 21 1973." The recipient is most likely Richard Centing, co-founder of the first Anais Nin periodical. Centing invited Nin to Ohio State to give lectures and championed her work internationally. Franklin A1.

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