Blunt, Wilfrid. A New Pilgrimage [ex libris T.E. Lawrence and Peter Hopkirk]
(T. E. Lawrence) Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen. A New Pilgrimage, and Other Poems
London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1899. Hardback small 8vo; first edition. Pp. i-xiv; 1-182. Green cloth with titles in blind to front board; gilt title to spine. Condition: Very good. Rubbing to gilt on spine; bumping to corners; faint white staining to top of front board and top edge. $1,500.
This copy of Blunt’s poetry collection comes from the personal library of T.E. Lawrence, and bears a bookplate (“From the Library / of / T. E. Lawrence / Clouds Hill”) on front pastedown and Lawrence’s initials (“TEL”) to the top corner of ffep; the front pastedown also has a bookplate from the library of journalist and author Peter Hopkirk (The Great Game); this is an exceptional association copy, as Blunt was greatly admired by Lawrence as a fellow adventurer and supporter of Arab causes.
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