In Lawrence's Bodyguard by GURNEY SLADE 1931 First Edition ~ T.E Lawrence of Arabia ~ Boys Adventure


Title: In Lawrence's Bodyguard

Author: Gurney Slade
Illustrator: William Siegel

Description: First Edition. Vibrant blue cloth with orange lettering. Illustrated map endpapers. Ex-libris bookplate on verso of ffep, else interior is clean and unmarked, pages crisp. Four illustrations by William Siegel. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine and front top corner; light soiling; several short closed tears; price clipped; in a clear archival sleeve. ix, 267 pages. 7.3 x 5 inches.

The tale of a young man of seventeen who wins the chance to ride in T. E. Lawrence's bodyguard, the story of which the author based on material in Lawrence's own Revolt in the Desert and Robert Graves' Lawrence and His Arabs. Desert fighting, dangerous journeys in disguise, battles of wits with desperate men, fights and pursuits on wild mountain tracks, secret diplomacy, and more.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes
Place: New York
Year: 1931

Keywords: William Siegel, Lawrence of Arabia, T. E. Lawrence, fiction, novel,

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