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Seven pillars of Wisdom, [Front cover]

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Title
Seven pillars of Wisdom, [Front cover]
Names
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 (Author)
McLeish, Charles, 1859-1949 (Binder)
Collection

Seven pillars of Wisdom: a triumph

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
Book covers
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
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
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10744671
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG82-B26874
Library of Congress Control Number: 67123168
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 97a5c570-c607-012f-d0c8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1926: Issued
  • 1935: Creator Died
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Seven pillars of Wisdom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1926. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78939b08-5436-9566-e040-e00a18063f86

Chicago/Turabian Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Seven pillars of Wisdom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78939b08-5436-9566-e040-e00a18063f86

APA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (1926). Seven pillars of Wisdom Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78939b08-5436-9566-e040-e00a18063f86

Wikipedia Citation

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Seven pillars of Wisdom