T.E. Lawrence - Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph - 1935

Description
T.E. Lawrence - Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph - 1935
History, Illustrated, War history, History & Military, Biography, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

Handsome copy of 'Lawrence of Arabia' important work, with portrait frontispiece, 53 full page portraits and 4 folding maps

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.

Item Description
First edition copy, with an introduction, 10 books, 2 appendix of ‘Nominal Roll’ Places, Personal Names, and Index. Illustrated with portrait frontispiece of Lawrence, 53 Full page portraits, and 4 folding maps. Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1935. Original Sand-coloured cloth, spine lettered in gilt, upper board with centre gilt motto of double crossed swords ('The sword also means clean-ness and death').

Book Dimensions: 26 x 20 x 5 cm & Number of Pages: 672 including 2 appendix and index
Weighing in excess of 2 kilograms.

Condition
A well-preserved copy. Solid and well bound volume. Light wear to boards’ corners, and spine ends. Internally the book is in very good condition indeed. No writing or inscription. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. Inner hinges are very good. The text and plates are clean and bright (Please see pictures).





Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, History & Military, Biography, Travels, Illustrated, War history
Author/ Illustrator
T.E. Lawrence
Book Title
Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1935
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
672
Dimensions
26×20 cm
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