Seven Pillars of Wisdom, The Complete 1922 "Oxford" Text
by Lawrence, T.E ( & Brothers)
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Fordingbridge: Castle Hill Press /J & N Wilson, 1997. A fine set of the three volumes in red cloth slipcase as issued. Limited to just 650 sets now elusive, a numbered edition.. The 'best text' edited by Jeremy Wilson from the manuscript and Lawrence's corrected copy of the Oxford Times proof printing. Vol. I: Introduction and Books I-V, 456 pages. Pocket with two coloured maps to rear. Vol. II: Books VI-X, editorial notes, 456 pages. Typeset by Castle Hill Press in Caslon, Lawrence's preferred typeface. Printed by Cambridge University Press on 80g.s.m. Supreme Bookwove, a high-quality acid-free off-white book paper, and bound by The Fine Bindery in quarter cream Rohalbleinen cloth with grey Fabriano Tiziano boards. Top edges stained, coloured endpapers, head and tail bands. Issued in dust jackets. Vol. III: Illustrations 152 pp. Part I (in colour): Forty-one Seven Pillars Portraits reproduced full-page - twenty-six are in full colour - as in Lawrence's 1926 subscribers' edition. Part II: eighty-eight war photographs, mainly from the collection Lawrence formed and presented to the Imperial War Museum. " If Seven Pillars interests you as history, or travel literature or autobiography, read the Oxford text. It's a third longer than the subscribers' abridgement and contains all kinds of interesting things you won't find there" Jeremy Wilson, T.E. Lawrence's authorised biographer. . First Limited Edition. Hardback. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Limited Numbered Edition.
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- Seven Pillars of Wisdom, The Complete 1922 "Oxford" Text
- Lawrence, T.E ( & Brothers)
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- Castle Hill Press /J & N Wilson
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- Lawrence Arabia First World War Military Literature Trave Autobiography Seven Pillarsl
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- 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
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