TORTOISES: Six Poems by D.H. Lawrence
-The Cheloniidae Press Edition-
First Thus /”The Regular Edition”(Limited to 200 numbered copies)
Cheloniidae Press [Northampton, MA]
8vo ( 64 pages, illustrated with 8 wood engravings by Alan James Robinson)
Hardcover [Vellum over handmade paper-covered boards boards]
Item Number: 14041
Lawrence’s TORTOISE poems were first published as a group in New York in 1921, then included in the First English edition of BIRDS, BEASTS AND FLOWERS in 1923.
This lovely Cheloniidae Press edition, edged in vellum over handmade paper-covered boards, is illustrated with eight wood engravings by Alan James Robinson. Number 71 of 200 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, it is in virtually mint condition.