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.
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.
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).
- Number of Books
- History, History & Military, Biography, Travels, Illustrated, War history
- Author/ Illustrator
- T.E. Lawrence
- Book Title
- Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Jonathan Cape
- Binding/ Material
- Other - see description
- Number of pages
- 26×20 cm