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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.
EOTHEN OR TRACES OF TRAVEL BROUGHT HOME FROM THE EAST
Written by A.W. Kinglake. Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn.
Stock no. 1816231
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.
Large format. Orange cloth, black titles. Colour plates with tissue guards and b/w chapter headers. 305 pages. Light fading to spine. Top corners bumped. Crease to rear endpaper. A few scattered foxspots. All plates present, tissue guards browned.
LAWRENCE AND THE ARABS
Written by Robert Graves.
Stock no. 1610611
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1927. Good condition.
Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped; covers marked. Front endpaper and following page are MISSING (first present page is the frontis plate). Contents very good.
SPITFIRES OVER ISRAEL
Written by Brian Cull; Shlomo Aloni; David Nicolle.
Stock no. 1815808
Published by Grub Street. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Brown boards, gilt title to spine. The first authoritative account of the air conflict during The Israeli War of Independence, 1948-49. B/w photos. ISBN: 0948817747. Slight fading to top front edge of dustwrapper.
THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 2124480
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.
Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Spine is very slightly faded. Contained in a better than very good condition; scuffing to one edge.
ADVANCED BIRD ID HANDBOOK: THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC
Written by Nils Van Duivenduk.
Stock no. 1815579
Published by New Holland. 1st 2011. Very good condition.
Covering all 1,350 species and subspecies recorded in Britain, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Large-format edition. Brown pictorial cardwraps. 416 pages including index. No illustrations. ISBN: 9781780090221. A few minor marks to covers. Contents clean.
LAWRENCE THE UNCROWNED KING OF ARABIA
Written by Michael Asher.
Stock no. 1815280
Published by Viking. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Biography of T.E. Lawrence. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. xix and 418 pages including index. ISBN: 0670870293. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly edge-creased.
BELLINI AND THE EAST
Written by Caroline Campbell; Alan Chong. Illustrated by Gentile Bellini.
Stock no. 1814978
Published by National Gallery Company Limited. 1st 2005. Fine condition.
Gentile Bellini's response to the East. Accompanies the exhibition of the same name that ran from December 2005 to June 2006. Large format. Cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 143 pages. ISBN: 1857093763.
THE HANDBOOK OF BIRD IDENTIFICATION FOR EUROPE AND THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC
Written by Mark Beaman; Steve Madge. Illustrated by Hilary Burn; et al..
Stock no. 1609822
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Over 350 colour plates in total. 868 pages. ISBN: 0713639601. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers and prelims foxed. Wrapper is edge creased, with some fading to spine.
SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 2123412
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.
First trade edition. Large format. Brown cloth, gilt. Lawrence of Arabia. B/w plates and folding map. Spine is faded. Cup ring mark to front cover, with a few other marks and scuffs to covers. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. All plates present.
LAWRENCE AND THE ARABS
Written by Robert Graves.
Stock no. 1814283
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1927. Very good condition.
Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Faint foxing to spine, edges of cloth boards a little grubby. Browning to text block and endpapers.