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Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888–1935

Secret despatches from Arabia / by T.E. Lawrence ; published by permission of the Foreign Office ; foreword by A.W. Lawrence.

London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1939.
Physical Description:
173, [3] pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D568.4 .L39 1939
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"With the exception of the article 'Syrian cross-currents' which has not hitherto been printed, the contents of this volume were included in the confidential paper called 'The Arab bulletin' which was issued at Cairo from 6th June, 1916, to 6th December, 1918."--Foreword.
"Printed by Christopher Sandford and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press in Perpetua type on Arnold's mould-made paper. The edtion is limited to 1,000 numbered copies, of which numbers 1-30 are bound in white pig-skin and accompanied by a collotype reproduction of part of T.E. Lawrence's manuscript of 'The seven pillars of wisdom'. Numbers 31-1,000 are bound in 1/4 Niger."--Colophon.
"Bound by S. & S. London" stamped at foot of front pastedown.
BEIN Iq L438 939S: "Number: 808."
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 320 of 1000. Bound in black quarter morocco with white cloth boards.
BEIN Pforzheimer Intelligence 7576: No. 434 of 1000. Bound in black quarter morocco with white cloth boards. Price list is laid in. "Bound by SeS London" -- stamped on inside front cover. From the library of Walter L. Pforzheimer.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 145
Subject Terms:
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935.
Pforzheimer, Walter L. (Walter Lionel), 1914-2003 -- Ownership.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Arabian Peninsula.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle East.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Lawrence, A. W. (Arnold Walter), 1900-, writer of preface.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Sandford, Christopher, printer.
Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944, printer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
Walter L. Pforzheimer Intelligence Collection (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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