Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Castle Hill Press
The complete 1922 Oxford edition published for the first time in a LIMITED EDITION, this being 'No. 664' of 650 sets of three volumes bound in quarter-cloth, the sets being numbered 101-750. Leather title labels to spines of Volumes I and II, printed dust-jackets and issued in a burgundy cloth-bound slipcase. Bottle-green endpapers. Numbered in Volume II. Spine height: 28.8 cm. Trimmed page size 282 x 200 mm. Vol. I: Introduction and Books I-V, 456 pages. Vol. II: Books VI-X, editorial notes, 456 pages. Typeset by Castle Hill Press in Caslon, Lawrence's preferred typeface. Printed by Cambridge University Press on 80 g.s.m. Supreme Bookwove, a high-quality acid-free off-white book paper, and bound by The Fine Bindery. Vol. III: Illustrations and parallel text of the introductory book. Illustrations, 152 pages and gilt lettering to spine. This edition of the Seven Pillars of Wisdom was produced in a total of 752 sets: 22 sets were bound in inlaid goatskin and have solander boxes, including two sets lettered 'A' and 'B' reserved for the publisher; 80 sets were bound in full goatskin with a rigid cloth slipcase, numbered 21-100; finally, there were the 650 quarter-cloth sets with dust-jackets.
A set of three volumes in Fine condition in Fine dust-jackets and a Fine slipcase.