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6 April 2001
LAWRENCE, T.E. Men in Print Essays in Literary Criticism, edited by A.W. Lawrence, [Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire]: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1940. 8° (scattered light spotting), original blue crushed niger morocco-backed boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, the spine gilt with title and press device (spine and outer areas of boards slightly darkened), t.e.g. Provenance: C. Howes, bookseller (invoice dated 27 November 1945). FIRST EDITION. LIMITED TO 500 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 489 OF 470. Clements pp.36-38; O'Brien A229; Pertelote 148.
'A by-product of Lawrence's study of literature prior to his writing of Seven Pillars of Wisdom and Revolt in the Desert, before his decision against the adoption of a literary career' (Pertelote).
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