T. E. Lawrence To His Biographers Robert Graves & Liddle Hart. Information about himself, in the form of letters, notes, answers to questions and conversations. TWO VOLUMES.

Lawrence, Thomas Edward.

Book ID: 2324

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8vo, Volume I: ix, 187 pp. frontispiece portrait, vignette on title page, few red ink underlining / Volume II: viii, 233 pp, frontispiece portrait, vignette on title page, original buckram, gilt partially faded, Limited edition to 1000 copies, signed by Graves & Hart, untrimmed pages, set in good condition, Faber & Faber Limited, London, 1938.

Synopsis

First edition which is a record of the letters and notes that passed between Lawrence and his two authorized biographers, as they compiled their books.
“These volumes are remarkable documents showing Lawrence’s intimate work with two of his biographers. The letters, manuscript commentary and corrections, reveal the nature of information Lawrence supplied and the interpretation he allowed the authors to derive from it. These volumes expose a process of biographical writing that is rarely documented.” [O’Brein p.176].

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