Privately printed limited edition, number 595 of 1,000 copies signed by the author.
The book was banned for obscenity and an unexpurgated edition was not published openly in the United Kingdom until 1960.
“One of the most important works of ction of the century.” (Archibald MacLeishs)
"So as long as you can forget your body you are happy and the moment you begin to be aware of your body, you are wretched. So if civilization is any good, it has to help us forget our bodies, and then time passes happily without our knowing it. Help us get rid of our bodies altogether."
Some light restorations, otherwise a nice copy housed in a custom red quarter morocco solander box.
Original pinkish-brown paper covered boards, printed spine label, Lawrence’s phoenix device blocked in black on the front cover.