New York: Doubleday, Doran, & Co. 1935. First trade edition. 8vo (8 x 10 ¼ in.) in boards with clipped dust jacket and Mylar book cover. Inscription to Michael Shamberg on endpaper dated 1993, “To Michael – On the occasion of (nearly) finishing Souvenir… a souvenir of our friendship and my congratulations. Much love, Kelly”. Very good condition, slight chipping along edges of dust jacket. Item #4059
This is British soldier T.E. Lawrence’s autobiographical account of his experiences serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916-1918. First published privately in 1926, this 1933 edition is the first public printing of the infamous book.