LAWRENCE. THE MINT, TYPESCRIPT, 1928
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- Lawrence, T.E.; Bell, Gertrude; Philby, H.StJ.B. and De Chair, Somerset
- The Mint. Notes made in the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922, and at Cadet College in 1925. by 352087 A/c Ross. Regrouped and copied in 1927 and 1928 at Aircraft Depot, Karachi.
Typescript, carbon copy, with manuscript additions in blue ink to at least 12 pages, ranging from a few words to full sentences, and with corrections in blue ink to at least another 90 pages, three preliminaries followed by 235 numbered pages, lightly labelled in pencil ("Set III"), large post 4to (260 x 200mm), two paper stocks (the first 63 pages with Kingsway Bond watermark), [April-May 1928], loose in green wrappers, the recto of the upper wrapper with ownership inscription of David Garnett dated May 1928, the verso with a cancelled note ("There are four copies of this book: The M.S. belonging to Edward Garnett & three typewritten copies"), in a custom-made folding box by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in blue morocco gilt