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The seven pillars of wisdom. A triumph
London: Jonathan Cape, [1935]. London: Jonathan Cape. [1935]. "Third [i.e. second complete] edition overall, preceded by the incomplete ""Oxford Edition"" of 1922 (8 copies only were printed, 6 still extant) and the rare privately printed ""Subscriber's Edition"" of 1927 (170 copies); this is the limited issue (750 numbered copies) of the first trade edition; sm. 4to, pp. 672; frontispiece portrait of a bust of Lawrence, 4 folding maps, 2 facsimiles (1 double-p.), and illustrations throughout, some in color, by John, Kennington, Roberts, Lamb, Dobson, Sargent, Young, Gill, Spencer, Rothenstein, and Carline; 3 of the illustrations herein did not appear in the 1926 subscriber's edition, and this limited edition contains a number of illustrations not in the trade edition; original tan pigskin and brown buckram, gilt lettered spine, t.e.g., the others uncut; fine copy, in the original cream cloth slipcase. Winston Churchill called this book of Lawrence of Arabia's covert activities in the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire ""one of the greatest books ever written in the English language.""& & O'Brien A041."
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