• Why is the Memorial doing an exhibition on Lawrence of Arabia?

    Wednesday 20 September 2006 by Mal Booth. 1 comments

    More than 70 years after his death, T E Lawrence remains one of the most compelling and intriguing figures of the Twentieth Century. His enigmatic personality, his intimate involvement in the emergence of the modern Middle East and the achievements of his extraordinary life, ranging from the guidance of the Arab revolt through the meticulous writing of Seven pillars of wisdom to the development of high speed air-sea rescue boats for the …

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  • Seven pillars of wisdom

    Thursday 14 September 2006 by Mal Booth. 1 comments

    Seven pillars 1926 subscriber's edition One strong connection between Lawrence and the Light Horse is evident in our books collection. We have a very rare edition of TE Lawrence’s memoir of the Arab Revolt, Seven pillars of wisdom. Only a very limited, but lavish edition was produced while Lawrence was still alive (in 1926). An abridged version The Revolt in the Desert was produced in 1927, but the full trade edition …

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