The Rainbow. D. H. Lawrence.
The Rainbow

The Rainbow

London: Methuen, 1915. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. Item #12518

8vo. 463 pp., [464] and 4 pp. of ads. Rebound in three quarter green morocco over green linen boards. Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering right on the leather to two compartments and floral devices to 4, with date stamped to the foot. The leather on the spine sunned, but nice and clean, without any where, green marbled endpapers, faint folded corner of the half-title, a pin-hole repair to the margin of one page and a paper repair to the inner lower margin of the title-page, with a very light corner stain to the 4 pp. of ads. Binding signed Bayntun-Riviere, Bath. Handsome rebound copy of the first printing, which consisted of only 2500 copies, of which the majority is presumed to have been destroyed as a result of the court action against the book. [Roberts, A7].

Price: $700.00

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