ORIGINAL GREEN MOROCCO
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] green hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities and spine, corners a little bumped, else a crisp copy. With previous owner's ink inscription to FEP and verso of FFEP.
One of three very rare variant morocco bound (as well as in this green morocco binding, copies also exist in blue and red) copies of the fifth impression (the first to be printed at Cambridge) of the first trade edition of Lawrence of Arabia's magisterial account of the Arab Revolt during the First World War.
Not in O'Brien, c/f A042.£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref: 21504