LAWRENCE (T.E.) The Diary of T.E. Lawrence 1911
Lot 107
LAWRENCE (T.E.) The Diary of T.E. Lawrence 1911, NUMBER 140 OF 130 COPIES, Corvinus Press, 1937
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,757) inc. premium

Lot Details
LAWRENCE (T.E.)
The Diary of T.E. Lawrence 1911, NUMBER 140 OF 130 COPIES on Parchment substitute paper, from an overall edition of 203 copies, 13 photographic plates, tissue guards brittle and slightly frayed, original brown-morocco-backed flecked boards, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g, others uncut [O'Brien A194], 4to (293 x 230mm.), Corvinus Press, 1937

Footnotes

  • Lawrence's Syrian diary from 1911, kept on his solitary "off-season" journey on foot through the north of the country, where he had been employed on an archaelogical dig. "This was the most ambitious and handsome volume published by the Corvinus Press, in an edition limited to 203 copies. The text was reprinted in Oriental Assembly" (O'Brien).
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