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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph. by  T. E Lawrence - Hardcover - 1935 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio630)

Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

by Lawrence, T. E

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Second impression. Jonathan Cape. London. August 1935. (The first issue came out in July 1935). Quarto. 672pp. Frontispiece portrait, 53 further plates, 4 folding maps coloured in outline. Original brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette to upper board. In original unclipped dustwrapper, priced 30s net. Pages opened, and untrimmed. (p259/60 slight margin loss from opening, not affecting text). Some mottling to boards. Dustwrapper chipped with marginal loss to edges, a little grubby, in protective wrapper. Pencil signature to ffep.

Loosely inserted:

· Lawrence of Arabia Memorial 3pp. Includes list of the Friends of Lawrence.

· T. E. Lawrence Jonathan Cape catalogue and order form. 6pp.

Thomas Edward Lawrence CB DSO (1888-1935) "Lawrence of Arabia". Archaeologist, Author, Diplomat, Army Officer. Written while Lawrence was a liaison officer during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918. An essential book in any collector's library.

Synopsis

Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio630
Title
Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.
Author
Lawrence, T. E
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1935
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Military History; The Middle East, India and Asia; Christmas gift ideas;
Size
4to

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
dustwrapper
Also known as book jacket, dust cover, or dust wrapper, a dust jacket is a protective and decorative cover for a book that is...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]

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