London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
LAWRENCE, T.E. Crusader Castles The Letters ... with a Preface by Mrs Lawrence, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1937. 8°, facsimile illustrations in the text (staple-holes skilfully reinforced at gutter of pp.15-16), original printed wrappers (lightly spotted, small stain and skilful repair on upper wrapper, first and last lines of inscription bleached, restapled). Provenance: 'To Charles Waddy , from Eric Kennington , Sep 1943' (inscription on verso of upper wrapper). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. LIMITED TO 56 COPIES. O'Brien A191.
PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY ERIC KENNINGTON. The present work reprinted the text of volume II of the English edition of Crusader Castles to secure American copyright. Of the 56 copies printed, only 50 were for sale.
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