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JEREMY WILSON'S COPY

GARDNER, Brian. Allenby.

London. Cassell, 1965. First edition.
8vo. xx, 314pp. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear. A fine copy. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP.
The first edition of Brian Gardner's (b. 1931) authoritative biography of British Army officer Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, first Viscount Allenby of Megiddo (1861-1936), notable for his leadership of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force against the Ottoman Empire during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 22185