Revolt in the Desert

By: LAWRENCE, T[homas]. E[dward].

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Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

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First American trade edition, following the actual first US edition of 250 numbered copies (despite "First printing in America, March 1927" statement). An account of the Arab revolt in 1916-18 against the ruling Ottoman Empire in the Arabian Peninsula from T. E. Lawrence's point of view as a British Army officer. With 16 striking illustrations, including a frontis portrait of the author in Arab costume. Fold-out map of the Levant and Arabian Penisula areas at rear of volume and illustration of a camel caravan on the march to endpapers. Mr. Lawrence is best known as 'Lawrence of Arabia'; and the 1962 David Lean film of the same name was very successful. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with image of man in Arab dress and titling in black, spine with image of three camels and titling, also in black; brown topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- Overall, a well-preserved copy: clean and tightly-bound, though with mildly rounded cover corners and small tears to front gutter area.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xvi, (4), 334, (1, map) pages

Title: Revolt in the Desert

Author Name: LAWRENCE, T[homas]. E[dward].

Location Published: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Military and Military Leaders, >>History

Stock No.: 85884