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ALLENBY'S WAR: THE PALESTINE-ARABIAN CAMPAIGNS 1916-1918
Written by David L. Bullock.
Stock no. 1816394
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The story of the Palestine and Arabian campaigns of 1916-18 and the background of the preceding 1914-15 period. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713718692. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded.
LAWRENCE IN ARABIA: WAR, DECEIT, IMPERIAL FOLLY AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST
Written by Scott Anderson.
Stock no. 1816393
Published by Atlantic Books. Circa 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The story of one of the most epic and consequential periods of the twentieth century. Black boards, red title to spine. Red endpapers. B/w plates. ISBN: 9781782391999. 4th printing. A few bumps to board edges.
THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION: THE CONQUEST OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Written by Robert Fisk.
Stock no. 1816392
Published by Fourth Estate. Circa 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
An epic story of tragedy and betrayal in the Middle East. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 184115007X. 3rd printing. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
A PRINCE OF OUR DISORDER THE LIFE OF T.E. LAWRENCE
Written by John E. Mack.
Stock no. 1816391
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A biography based on more than ten years of research and interviews with those who knew him. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Maps to endpapers. ISBN: 0297770977. Surface damage to gutter edge of page 88-88. Top & tail of spine rubbed. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and repaired to verso with clear tape.
BEHIND THE LAWRENCE LEGEND: THE FORGOTTEN FEW WHO SHAPED THE ARAB REVOLT
Written by Philip Walker.
Stock no. 1816390
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
T.E. Lawrence became world-famous as 'Lawrence of Arabia' during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. This is the compelling story of the unsung band of officers and spies who made the legend possible. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780198802273.
THE BOY IN THE MASK: THE HIDDEN WORLD OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
Written by Dick Benson-Gyles.
Stock no. 1816389
Published by The Lilliput Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A biography. Orange boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843516569.
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA - A BIOGRAPHICAL ENQUIRY
Written by Richard Aldington.
Stock no. 1816388
Published by Collins. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
B/w plates. Black boards, gilt title to spine. A controversial biography. A few minor foxspots present. Red dustwrapper is a little grubby and slightly faded to spine.
T.E. LAWRENCE AN ARAB VIEW
Written by Suleiman Mousa.
Stock no. 1816386
Published by Oxford University Press. 1967. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Mousa, the author of several books in Arabic and works in the Press and Information Department in Amman, wrote this book after a study of the literature on T.E. Lawrence had convinced him that although there were books written to praise Lawrence and others to discredit him, all of them exaggerated his part in the Arab Revolt and failed to do justice to the Arabs themselves. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
THE BALFOUR DECLARATION: THE ORIGINS OF THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT
Written by Jonathan Schneer.
Stock no. 1816385
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Balfour Declaration was conceived amidst the horror of the First World War, its creators were an extraordinary cast of diplomats, scholars, soldiers and spies, Arab rulers and insurgents and Zionist zealots. It was a public statement announcing support for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people and set in motion a series of events, entirely unseen by its authors. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 9780747599487. A few bumps and minor marks to boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed and a little grubby with a small dampstain to lower rear corner.
SETTING THE DESERT ON FIRE
Written by James Barr.
Stock no. 1816384
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
T.E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia 1916-1918. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780747579861. A few minor marks and creases to text block.
YOUNG LAWRENCE: A PORTRAIT OF THE LEGEND AS A YOUNG MAN
Written by Anthony Sattin.
Stock no. 1816383
Published by John Murray. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Uncovering the story T.E. Lawrence wanted to conceal: the truth of his birth, his tortuous relationship with a dominant mother, his deep affection for an Arab boy, the intimate details of the extraordinary journeys he made through the region with which his name is forever connected and the personal reasons that drove him from being a student to becoming an archaeologist and a spy. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848549128.
MASTERS OF MAYHEM: LAWRENCE OF ARABIA AND THE BRITISH MILITARY MISSION TO THE HEJAZ
Written by James Stejskal.
Stock no. 1816380
Published by Casemate. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
How Lawrence and the British Military Mission supported the unconventional warfare in the Hejaz during the Arab revolt, with the creation of the Hedgehog force and formation of armoured car sections and other units, culminating in operations against the Ottoman Turkish army that enabled Field Marshal Allenby to achieve victory in 1918. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781612005744.