London: Martin Secker 1924.
First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket, bookplate to the front pastedown. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell and chemise box.
Price: $650.00 Item Number: 142199
London: The Woman's Press .
First edition of the definitive collection Pethick Lawrence’s articles promoting Women’s Suffrage. Octavo, original wrappers. In good condition. Rare.
Price: $750.00 Item Number: 135198
Chicago: Margaux Publishing 1993.
First edition of this illustrated work from the Laurance Ratner collection of photographs. Quarto, original black cloth with decorative metallic bas relief frame designed by Balazs Szabo, slipcase. No. 30 from an edition limited to 2000 copies. Signed by Laurance Ratner and inscribed by Szabo in silver ink on front free endpaper, “To Lenny The true collector with best wishes from Balazs 1993 Raleigh NC”. Laid in is a postcard from Balazs Szabo to Leonard Fox. Fine in a fine slipcase.
Price: $375.00 Item Number: 133294
London: Jonathan Cape 1935.
First trade edition of Lawrence’s classic account of his role in the Arab rebellion against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Quarto, bound in full morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, front and rear panels, raised gilt bands, marbled endpapers. Illustrated with photographic plates, portraits from sketches and four folding maps. In fine condition. An exceptional example.
Price: $3,000.00 Item Number: 131695
New York: Penguin Books 2001.
Early printing of Kerouac’s poignant masterpiece of self-reflection. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed by Beat icon Lawrence Ferlinghetti on the title page, “Lorenzo Monsanto – Ferlinghetti.” Lorenzo Monsanto is the name of the character in the book based on Ferlinghetti. In fine condition.
Price: $600.00 Item Number: 128712
"A brilliant record of hazardous adventure": C. Leonard Woolley and T. E. Lawrence's The Wilderness of Zin
London: Stacey International 2003.
Revised edition of the authors comprehensive account of their daring 1914 military mapping expedition in southern Palestine. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Preface by Jonathan Tubb. Introduction by T. Sam N. Moorehead. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 124354
"One of the most famous in all the small gallery of true heroes of the war": T. E. LAWRENCE'S REVOLT IN THE DESERT
Garden City: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc 1927.
Early American printing of Lawrence’s own abridgment of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, which achieved immediate popular success. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers, frontispiece portrait of Lawrence. In very good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 123444
London: Jonathan Cape 1927.
First edition, third impression of T. E. Lawrence’s own abridgment of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, which achieved immediate popular success. Quarto, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine, illustrated. In very good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 123086
Rare First edition, limited issue of T.E. Lawrence's The Mint; signed by his brother and the book's editor A.W. Lawrence
The Mint: A Day-Book of the R.A.F. Depot Between August and December 1922 with Later Notes by 352087 A/C Ross.
London: Jonathan Cape 1955.
First edition, limited issue of Lawrence’s semi-autobiographical account of his R.A.F. training days. Quarto, original quarter morocco, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt with others uncut. One of 2000 numbered copies, this is number 1039. Although not called for this example is signed by A.W. Lawrence on the limitation page (T.E. Lawrence’s brother who edited and contributed to introductory notes to this volume). Near fine in the rare original slipcase which is in very good condition. Bookplate. Rare and desirable.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 117566
First Edition of Lawrence Langner's The Importance of Wearing Clothes; The Dedication copy, inscribed by Him to John and Elaine Steinbeck
New York: Hastings House Publishers 1959.
First edition of this entertaining history of clothing and its impact on the human condition. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To John Steinbeck-whose interest in the book when half written encouraged me to complete it. And to Elaine Steinbeck with love to you both Lawrence Lagner Nov 5/ 1959.” From the library of John Steinbeck. With an introduction by James Laver. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Price: $2,500.00 Item Number: 111852