The First Lady Chatterley by D.H. Lawrence (1951) hardcover book

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D.H. Lawrence - Lady Chatterley's Lover (unbowdlerized first draft)

Shakespeare House, 1951. (First published 1944 by Dial Press). 12mo. 220 pp. Gilt topstain. Unabridged and uncensored text of the first draft of this literary scandalmaker. Very good condition. No markings. Purple ribbon bookmark flayed at very end. Dust jacket is in good condition, missing chunks at both ends of spine, upper front forecorner (see photos). This book along with Tropic of Cancer and Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (Fanny Hill) were at the center of the US Supreme Court's landmark ruling on obscenity.

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