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Seven pillars of Wisdom : a triumph.

Collection Data

Names
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1926
Place: S.l.
Publisher: s.n.
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents S 1872
Topics
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Provenance
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle East
Tobacco use -- Arabian Peninsula
Genres
Books
Notes
Content: "Feisal was an inordinate smoker, but a very light eater": p. 103. Several other references to tobacco.
Content: Prefatory note signed: Cranwell, 15.8.26. T.E.S.
Numbering: Four of the plates are double-page (counted as 2 leaves incollation).
Citation/reference: Bibliographical notes on T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of Wisdom and Revolt in the desert / by T. German-Reed. London : W. & G. Foyle, 1928; for variations see: Clements, Frank: T.E. Lawrence, p. 49.
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.
Ownership: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: Xxii, 659 p., [75] leaves of plates (4 folded) : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
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.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10744671
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG82-B26874
Library of Congress Control Number: 67123168
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9732aec0-c607-012f-7593-58d385a7bc34
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