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Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868–1926

The Arab war : confidential information for General Headquarters from Gertrude Bell, being despatches from the secret "Arab bulletin" / introduction by Sir Kinahan Cornwallis, K.C.M.G., C.B.E., D.S.O., Director of the Arab Bureau, 1916-1920.

London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1940.
Physical Description:
50, [2] pages ; 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D568.4 .B45 1940
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"Printed by Christopher Sandford and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press, Rolls Passage, London, E.C. 4 in Perpetua type on Arnold's mould-made paper, and finished on the 30th day of April, 1940. The edition is limited to 500 numbered copies. Numbers 1-30 are bound in full Niger: numbers 31-500 in 1/4 Niger."--Colophon.
"A facsimile reproduction of Gertrude Bell's handwriting, the manuscript of an essay on romance in the Iraq. Printed by the collotype process, this supplement has been limited to 30 copies to accompany the first 30 copies of The Arab War."--[6] pages at end, not included in pagination; included with numbers 1-30 of the edition.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 147
BEIN Bi66 620h: "The edition is limited to 500 numbered copies ... Number 267."
BAC: British Art center copy is numbers 1 of 500; includes the facsimile; bound in green full Niger by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.
Subject Terms:
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Arabian Peninsula.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Turkey.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Cornwallis, Kinahan, 1839-1917, writer of introduction.
Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944, printer.
Sandford, Christopher, printer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.

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