Lot 159
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D.H. LAWRENCE, LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER, 1960, THE JUDGE'S ANNOTATED COPY FROM THE 1960 OBSCENITY TRIAL

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  • Lawrence, David Herbert
  • Lady Chatterley's Lover. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1960
8vo, original decorated paper wrappers, THE JUDGE'S COPY FROM THE 1960 OBSCENITY TRIAL, ANNOTATED FOR HIM BY HIS WIFE, c.118 pages containing pencil markings, underlining, and occasional marginal notes (names of characters etc.), also with a list of significant passages ("love making", "coarse", etc.) with page numbers loosely inserted (four pages, 8vo, on headed stationery of the Central Criminal Court), housed in a blue-grey damask bag with blue ribbon tie, spine chipped at foot, text block partially detached from spine, paper clip with rust mark on lower wrapper
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