Modern Books and Manuscripts / TE Lawrence
LAWRENCE T.E (1919)
A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Under the Command of General Sir Edmund H.H. AllenbyEnquire
[Edited by Harry Pirie-Gordon.] Illustrated with many maps. First edition. 4to., original printed wrappers, cloth spine. Cairo, Produced by Government Press and Survey of Egypt and Published by the Palestine News.
LAWRENCE T.E..; CORVINUS PRESS (1936)
A Letter from T.E. Lawrence to His MotherEnquire
3 photographic plates of figures at Chartres Cathedral printed from those originally taken by Lawrence. One of 24 copies, this being one of the 12 copies printed on Barcham Green "Medway" paper (no.17). 4to., original quarter linen backed Japanese paper covered boards, t.e.g., others uncut, a very good copy with only very mild bumping to the corners and spine. Corvinus Press. August
LAWRENCE T.E (1918. [i.e. 1919.])
A Short Note on the Design and Issue of Postage StampsEnquire
Prepared by the Survey of Egypt for His Highness Husein. Emir & Sherif of Mecca & King of the Hejaz. With a brief introduction, unsigned, but by Sir Henry MacMahon, and a long and detailed account of the technical and political history of the issue. Decorated title-page and frontispiece design incorporating a set of the postage stamp series; twelve colour plates of progressive proofs; two leaves of differently coloured proofs of the stamps loosely inserted, as issued. One of two hundred numbered copies, each with a manuscript colophon. 4to., original decorated paper boards, dust jacket. El-Qahira [Cairo], [Survey of Egypt and Government Press.]
LAWRENCE T.E (1936 and 1937)
A small archive of material from the papers of Lionel Curtis, relating to his address given at the dedication of the Oxford High School memorial to T.E. LawrenceEnquire
Including two Churchill TLS, an unrecorded Churchill ephemeron, and an unrecorded variant of the programme for the dedication. Various sizes, various dates, all
LAWRENCE T.E (1937)
American Copyright editions of The Diary of T.E. Lawrence, An Essay on Flecker and Crusader Castles, the LettersEnquire
First American editions, printed to secure copyright. Each one of 56 copies. 8vo., original printed wrappers, separate good qulaity leather backed slipcases. New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc.
LAWRENCE T.E (1927)
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings, Pastels, Drawings and Woodcuts. Illustrating Col. T.E. Lawrence's Book "Seven Pillars of Wisdom". With Prefaces by Bernard Shaw and T.E. LawrenceEnquire
With the two illustrations of Kennington's bust of Lawrence and Augustus John's portrait of King Feysal. First edition. Square 12mo., original grey printed wrappers, wrappers loose, stapled as issued. London, The Leicester Galleries, Leicester Square. February 5th - 27th,
LAWRENCE T.E (1916)
Correspondence with the map making division of the Arab BureauEnquire
A small archive of correspondence, consisting of 20 documents, 12 being ALS from Lawrence, one manuscript sketch map in the hand of Lawrence, and one each from D.G. Hogarth, Ronald Storrs, Ernest Dowson, W.H. Crosthwaite and W.M. Logan, and two carbon copies. On the letterheads of the Military Intelligence Office, Cairo; General Staff - Intelligence Division; the Arab Bureau, Savoy Hotel. 11 September 1915 to 24 November
LAWRENCE T.E (1920)
Fine ALS, signed T.E. LawrenceEnquire
To "Dear Callow". 2 pp. 8vo. Some light soiling, a couple of patches of abrasion indicating that the letter may have been removed from an album, some offsetting of ink, but in very acceptable condition. On letterhead of All Souls College, Oxford, Sept. 2
LAWRENCE T.E.; DUNN G.W.M (1933)
Manuscript book of poetryEnquire
c. 135 leaves of laid machine-made paper watermarked "Queen of Scots / Extra Fine", bound in unlettered blue limp morocco. 69 poems in three sections, neatly written in black ink, many with pencil corrections, alterations and commentaries by the author: manuscript presentation on the first leaf "For T. E. Shaw from G.W.M. Dunn 3.4.33"
LAWRENCE T.E (1919. ])
Pencil portrait by Augustus JohnEnquire
Three quarter-length pencil portrait of Lawrence, in Arab robes and head-dress, wearing a short dagger in his belt; c. 12 by 7.5 inches, signed "John" at lower right. Not dated by the artist, but from the "Paris Peace Conference" series executed in January, 1919. A little foxing, and some darkening from exposure. Newly matted in acid-free paper board, to show the artist's crop-marks at right, and replaced in its original frame, with a Redfern Gallery label on the back recording its sale in 1941 to one Miss Anne Joyce. [Paris, January,
LAWRENCE T.E (1922)
Seven Pillars of WisdomEnquire
An unusually large group of individual leaves of the 1922 Oxford Times edition: 6 leaves, comprising three complete chapters of 2 leaves each. Three wraparound bands designed to hold the pairs of leaves together. The bands have every appearance of being contemporary, and two have marks in a characteristic proof-reader's or typesetter's blue crayon. Fine blue morocco-lipped cloth case. Printed rectos only, two columns. [No place, no date] Oxford, privately printed at the Oxford Times.
LAWRENCE T.E (1926)
Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A TriumphEnquire
One of nine proof copies of the 1926 "Cranwell" or "Subscribers" edition, this copy almost certainly copy No. 8 according to Lawrence's account, from which the first American edition of 22 copies was set in type. With many wood-engraved initial letters and 13 of the original illustrations in the text, including pasted-in India paper proofs of, at page 339 a reproduction of a drawing, possibly by Eric Kennington and evidently an abandoned version of The Prophet and, at page 564 The Glory of a young Man by Kennington. The pictorial endpapers by Kennington are present as India paper proofs partially pasted down on to endpapers. Irregular collation, with many single leaves pasted on to neighbouring pages, and four pages present as pasted-on sheets of proofing paper lacking the initial letters. The preliminaries, up to the first page of text, were evidently unbound sheets when the book was inscribed, and have been sewn later. Folio, original plain wrappers, uncut. Wrappers with signs of handling including a two inch tear, without loss, to the spine, a one inch square section lacking from the gutter of the upper cover, and other slight wear to the extremities. Some occasional foxing to the text, and signs of use consistent with having been used as setting-copy. Fine blue morocco case. [London, Privately Printed.
LAWRENCE T.E (1926)
Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A TriumphEnquire
Illustrated with initial letters by Edward Wadsworth and Blair Hughes-Stanton; 66 plates, mostly coloured, and 58 illustrations in the text, by Eric Kennington, Paul Nash, William Roberts, Blair Hughes-Stanton and others; folding maps and pictorial endpapers. Subscribers, or "Cranwell" edition, one of 170 complete copies, so inscribed by Lawrence. 4to., original red morocco gilt, the covers decorated with a sparse geometrical design of single gilt and blind rules, with composite corner panels of repeated quatrefoil tools, spine lettered in one of six panels, the other panels with a complementary design, by Robert de Coverly & Sons. T.e.g., fore and lower edges uncut. No Place, [London, Privately Printed].
LAWRENCE T.E (1921)
The Army Quarterly. Vol. II. No. 1Enquire
Edited by Major General G.P. Dawnay. First edition, 8vo., with the initial fourteen pages of advertisements and the subscription form loosely tipped in, original red wrappers, lettered in black, spine a trifle chafed. London, William Clowes & Sons, Ltd. April,
LAWRENCE T.E.; HOMER (1935)
The Odyssey of HomerEnquire
Translated by T.E. Shaw (Colonel T.E. Lawrence). Title page illustrated with a device by Bruce Rogers. First trade edition, special issue. 8vo., original blue morocco, two double gilt rules on upper cover, blind on lower cover, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Oxford University Press.
LAWRENCE T.E (1938)
"The Schwartz Packet"Enquire
Forged manuscript of T.E. Lawrence's A Study of James Elroy Flecker. 3 pages of manuscript, written in black ink on thin typing paper, 2 leaves of which have carbon typing purporting to be transcripts of letters from Hussein Ibn Ali and General Wilson. Bound with blanks in quarter niger morocco with cloth sides, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Supposedly written in 1919, but in fact c.
LAWRENCE T.E (1926)
The Seven Pillars of WisdomEnquire
First American edition, one of 22 copies, this copy unnumbered. Initial letters by Edward Wadsworth, illustrations in the text by Eric Kennington. 4to., slightly later (probably c. 1935) green morocco gilt. Top edges gilt, fore and lower edges uncut. Early cloth chemise. New York, George H. Doran Company.
HUSSEIN IBN ALI (1923)
The Winter Owl. Edited by Robert Graves, and William NicholsonEnquire
With illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Frank Dobson, William Nicholson, and Randolph Caldecott. Literary contributions by Thomas Hardy, W.H. Davies, John Crowe Ransom, David Garnett, John Doyle (aka R. Graves), Max Beerbohm, Edmund Blunden, Siegfried Sassoon and others. Folio, original pictorial boards by William Nicholson. London, Cecil Palmer.
DOUGHTY Charles M (1888)
Travels in Arabia DesertaEnquire
First edition. 2 volumes. Large coloured, linen-backed, folding map (in rear pocket) & 8 plates (including 1 heliograph), some folding, with illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original green cloth with gilt vignettes on upper boards. Cambridge: at the University Press.
CORVINUS PRESS. ; LAWRENCE T.E (1937 (in fact not distributed until 1938))
Two Arabic Folk TalesEnquire
First edition, one of 30 numbered copies (the entire edition.) Title page illustrated with woodcuts by Eric Kennington, original buckram, lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. T.e.g., others uncut. Original card slipcase (rather worn). No place, the Corvinus Press.