London: Basil Blackwell, 1954. First UK edition. Quarto, original gilt lettered navy cloth, frontispiece and abundant plates. An excellent copy with the dust-jacket (this a little rubbed but not price clipped). Item #178
A beautifully prepared edition with numerous plates presenting the life of Lawrence as both an infantry officer, an archaeologist and an antiquarian at large in the Middle East. The letters were transcribed and edited for this edition by M.R. Lawrence (the brother of Thomas, William and Frank Lawrence). The original letters are preserved in the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.
Price (AUD): $220.00