Judge's copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover to be auctioned

Judge's copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover to be auctioned
 

"Is it a book that you would... wish your wife or your servants to read?"
A copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover, used by the judge who presided over the famous obscenity trial in 1960, is to be sold at auction next month.
The paperback was kept in a damask bag, hand-stitched by the judge's wife, for discretion as it was carried into court each day.
It's expected to fetch up to £15,000 when it comes under the hammer.
The trial caused a sensation when Penguin Books were found not guilty and it led to a new era of liberalisation.
It was one of the most notorious trials in British... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Regional, Views: 56
Source: BBC
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