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Seven pillars of Wisdom : a triumph.

Collection Data

Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1926
Place: [S.l.]
Publisher: [s.n.]
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935
Content: "Feisal was an inordinate smoker, but a very light eater": p. 103. Several other references to tobacco.
Content: Four of the plates are double-page (counted as 2 leaves incollation).
Content: Prefatory note signed: Cranwell, 15.8.26. T.E.S.
Content: Provenance: Charlotte Shaw (her subscription copy)& G. Bernard Shaw. With the latter's book label and ms. inscription on 6 p. preceding t.p. (published in: Flyleaves / Bernard Shaw. Austin [Tex.] : W.T. Taylor, 1977. P. 38-41). "&[Stanley Baldwin] could always be depended on to smoke amiably and do nothing"&: p. iii of inscription. Sold by Shaw's order at Sotheby's, July 25, 1949& cf. Sotheby cat. 7-25-49, no. 130.
Content: This copy issued in binding by Charles McLeish (signed C. McL.) of tan morocco, gilt, with monogram SS& enclosed in green morocco solander by Riviere and Son. Ms. note by G. Bernard Shaw laid in, erroneously ascribing binding to McClelland.
Content: With the author's ms. correction and his ms. inscription "&Complete copy. 1.XII.26. TES"& on p. xix. With the plate of "&Prickly pear"&& with the additional wood engraving preceding the dedication, signed in pencil: "&The poem. 1/5. Blair H-S. 26."& Without the Nash drawings on p. 92 and 208.
Physical Description
Extent: Xxii, 659 p., [75] leaves of plates (4 folded) : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.), col. maps 26 cm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10744671
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9732aec0-c607-012f-7593-58d385a7bc34
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