Seven pillars of wisdom: a triumph.
London. Jonathan Cape, . First trade edition.
Quarto. No. 40 of a limited edition of 750. 672pp. With a photogravure portrait frontispiece of Lawrence (from the plaster bust by Eric Kennington), 53 plates (four in colour), and four folding maps. Partially unopened in original publisher's tan pigskin-backed buckram boards, T.E.G, others uncut. Without dustwrapper. Spine heavily rubbed, corners bumped. Patterned endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
The rare limited edition, one of 750 copies, of the first trade edition (O'Brien's so-called 'Third English Edition') of Lawrence of Arabia's magisterial account of the Arab Revolt during the First World War.
O'Brien A041.£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref: 24648