Item #4136 The Mint A day-book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross. Colonel Thomas Edward LAWRENCE.
The Mint A day-book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross

The Mint A day-book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross

London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. Quarto, original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, 206 pp. Lower spine end modestly bumped, some spotting of the endpapers, but a nice copy overall with the dust-jacket. In 1922 T.E. Lawrence enlisted in the ranks of the R.A.F. under the name of John Hume Ross. 'The Mint' is a private notebook of thoughts and reflections, and was never intended for publication. This is the first British trade edition of the book. O'Brien A173. Item #4136

Price (AUD): $200.00