“LAWRENCE PAINTED HUSSIES AND BOUNDERS… WITH THE UNABASHED SURETY OF GENIUS”: T.E. LAWRENCE ON D.H. LAWRENCE, H.G. WELLS, E.M. FORSTER
LAWRENCE, T.E. Men in Print. [London]: Golden Cockerel Press, (1940). Quarto, original half blue crushed morocco, raised bands, linen boards, top edge gilt, uncut; original slipcase. $650.
First edition, number 195 of only 500 copies.
“In 1927, by request of the editor, F. Yeats-Brown, Lawrence published five book reviews under the pseudonym of C. D. (Colin Dale) in the Spectator. Two of these are reprinted here: ‘A Review of the Novels by D. H. Lawrence’ and ‘A Review of the Short Stories of H. G. Wells’. Also included are ‘A Note on James Elroy Flecker’, ‘A Criticism of Henry Williamson’s Tarka the Otter’, and ‘A Review of the Works of Walter Savage Landor” (O’Brien, A229).
Linen boards with minor toning. Near-fine in original slipcase.