Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

Lawrence, T. E.

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Book ID: 146


4to. 672 pp, frontispiece portrait after Kennington, 44 portraits by Kennington, Roberts, John & others, 9 other illus, 4 maps, original buckram gilt, appendix, index, Jonathan Cape, first Trade edition, London, 1935.


The first edition of ” Seven Pillars of Wisdom ” to contain the supressed introductory chapter, which had been omitted from the 1926 edition on the advice of George Bernard Shaw. This edition was published within two months of Lawrence’s death. There were two previous editions, privately printed, for distribution to Lawrence’s friends. The total complete copies from those editions were less than two hundred. [O’Brien A047].

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