Seven pillars of Wisdom, [Front cover]
NamesLawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 (Author)McLeish, Charles, 1859-1949 (Binder)
Seven pillars of Wisdom: a triumph
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1926Place: S.l.Publisher: s.n.
Library locationsGeorge Arents CollectionShelf locator: Arents S 1872
TopicsLawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- ProvenanceWorld War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle EastTobacco use -- Arabian Peninsula
NotesContent: "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 DescriptionThis 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 ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10744671RLIN/OCLC: NYPG82-B26874Library of Congress Control Number: 67123168Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 97a5c570-c607-012f-d0c8-58d385a7bc34
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