The Escaped Cock

Lawrence, D. H.

Published by The Black Sun Press, Paris, 1928
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Title: The Escaped Cock

Publisher: The Black Sun Press, Paris

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Original Wraps

Edition: First edition.

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94 pages. 21 x 16.5 cm. This first edition includes watercolor decorations by the author, privately published for subscribers only by Harry and Caresse Crosby, printed on Holland Van Gelder Zonen paper. Limited edition, copy 161 of 450. Originally written in two parts, Lawrence wrote the first part in 1927 after visiting some Etruscan tombs, which lead the author to reflect upon death and myths of resurrection. The second part was added in 1928 during a stay in Gstaad Switzerland. The Escaped Cock was Lawrence's preferred title but this short novel has also been printed under the title The Man Who Died. Bright, clean copy. Original paper wrappers, red and black print in original glassine overwrapper. Fine in very good, slightly nicked copper and brown marbled slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 19595

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