H. Pirie-Gordon. (Military Editor);T. E. Lawrence [of Arabia] - A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force - 1919

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H. Pirie-Gordon. (Military Editor);T. E. Lawrence [of Arabia] - A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force - 1919
Colonial history, Illustrated, Militaria, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Book

"Under the Command of General Sir Edmund H. H. Allenby, July 1917 to October 1918. Compiled from Official Sources and Published
by The Palestine News."

Some of the dispatches written by T. E. Lawrence
[of Arabia}. A publication of historical importance.

Green cloth leather corners. Slight spine loss at top. Minor spotting on first couple pages only - age toning which is expected on a volume such as this.

Frontispiece portrait of Gen. Sir Edmund Allenby.
113 pages. Plus 56 colored maps and accompanying text illustrating the operations.
For completeness 2 expedition postcards of Leslie Tebitt included.

Official history of the British campaign in Palestine and Syria, leading to the capture of Jerusalem and Damascus. T.E. Lawrence's contributions to this volume, reporting on the 'Sherifian Co-operation' and the progress of the Arab Revolt, appear at the text accompanying plates 49 to 53 at the back of the volume.

Lawrence is also mentioned by name within the text, opposite plate 48 line 19 and opposite plate 51 line 25. He would later and most famously tell the full tale of his role and perspective in the Arab revolt in "Seven Pillars of Wisdom.




Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Colonial history, Illustrated, Militaria, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
H. Pirie-Gordon. (Military Editor);T. E. Lawrence [of Arabia]
Book Title
A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1919
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Government Press., Cairo
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
113
Dimensions
30×23 cm
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