T. E. Lawrence.
National Portrait Gallery Publications.
4to. 9 x 12 inches. viii + 248 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white, including frontispiece. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. Exhibition catalogue containing 363 entries of the National Portrait Gallery centenary exhibition on T. E. Lawrence. It includes many hitherto unpublished pictures from Lawrence's life, with early family photographs, portraits of Lawrence and his contemporaries, letters and manuscripts, illustrations commissioned for The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, the robes and accoutrements presented to Lawrence in the desert, books and ephemera. The catalogue was compiled by Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), an authority on Lawrence and his authorised biographer (1989), who was also the consultant for the Gallery for the Exhibition. He was later adviser to the Imperial War Museum for their exhibition of 2005-06.
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