Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1919 Palestine News 1st Edn Te Lawrence Ottoman Tel For SaleThis is the illustrated 1919 first edition of A BRIEF RECORD OF THE ADVANCE OF THE EGYPTIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE by Lieut.-Colonel H Pirie-Gordon and T E LAWRENCE.
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TEL's two contributions (pp 49 and 52) to this profusely-illustrated campaign history of British forces' July 1917-October 1918 engagement with the Ottoman Empire are thought to be Lawrence's earliest published writing …
Hardback, more than eight inches by 11 tall (circa 210 mm x 277 mm if you prefer), is bound in its publisher's original boards.
Published by Palestine News, Cairo, in 1919. Provenance: Maurice Franks, Staff Sgt RAMC, (inked inscription to flyleaf date-lined Palestine, 1919); free from further ownership inscriptions or other permanent markings to the text, although note emendations to fronts photo [shown in scan, above]. Although interior condition is overall very good, book may display minor signs of use or age consistent with a printed object of this vintage. All 113 pp + 56 plate pages with accompanying text to verso appear complete and correct.
Complete with all 56 plate pages; in the examples [below], and throughout, Ottoman forces are depicted in green — Allies in red …
¶ Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB DSO (1888–1935); Arabist, archaeologist and military leader ¶
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