Lot 190: T.E. Lawrence Letters to E.T. Leeds 1 of 80 copies

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Lot 190

Author: Lawrence, T.E.; Title: T.E. Lawrence: Letters to E.T. Leeds with a commentary by E.T. Leeds; Place Published: [Manor Farm, Andoversford, Gloucestershire]; Publisher: The Whittington Press; Date Published: [1988]; Description: xxiii, [1], 140, [1] pp. Commentary by E. T. Leeds. Edited with an Introduction by J. M. Wilson. Memoir of E. T. Leeds by D. B. Harden. Includes an extra suite of 10 plates from drawings by Richard Kennedy, issued for this edition. Volume illustrated with 12 plates of 24 images from photographs, facsimile documents, drawings, etc.; plus a tipped-in frontispiece from a photograph; line drawings by Richard Kennedy. (4to) bound in full Nigerian Goatskin, front cover decoratively stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt; extra suite of plates loosely laid inside chemise bound in orange boards; both volume and extra suite of plates housed in publisher's original slipcase. No. XLII of 80 hand-numbered copies thus bound and with additional proofs of illustrations. First Edition.Fifty previously unpublished letters by Lawrence written from excavations in Syria. Condition: Fine.

Estimate: $700-1000

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