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ORIGINAL BLUE MOROCCO

LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph.

London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition (i.e. third English edition), fifth impression.
Quarto. 672pp. With portrait frontispiece, 53 plates and four maps. Original publisher's [variant] blue hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing/chipping to extremities, a little light scuffing, head and foot of spine, small tear at top corner of upper board.
One of three very rare variant morocco bound (as well as blue, this copies also exist in green and red) copies of the fifth impression (the first to be printed at Cambrdige) of the first trade edition of Lawrence of Arabia's magisterial account of the Arab Revolt during the First World War.
O'Brien A042 (mentioning this blue morocco variant).
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref: 21503