Seven Pillars of Wisdom; A Triumph
London: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1935. First U. S. Trade Edition. Brown buckram cloth over boards with titling in gilt on the cover and crossed swords on the cover. 7.5" x 9.75", pp. 7 - 672, with a frontispiece of a sculpted bust of the author, 53 illustrations of key figures in the development of the modern middle east and maps. Bwowned top edge and uncut fore and bottom edges. Nice copy with only some minor spine fade. Slipcase has some wear at the opening edge and spots, but it has served its purpose, well protecting its occupant.
Thomas Edward Lawrence, (1888 – 1935) was a British archaeologist, army officer, diplomat, and writer. His strategic and leadership aid to the Arabs in revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War has been portrayed as a swash-buckling hero of the desert. This book, his memoir of those events, elevates him as one of the most memorable British characters in Middle Eastern history along with Richard Burton. Very good / good + slipcase. Item #2130
"We hope that The Seven Pillars will be given to the world in the present generation. As a narrative of war and adventure... it is unsurpassable. It ranks with the greatest books ever written in the English language." - Winston Churchill.