Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1937. Hardcover. Very good. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1937. First edition. Altounyan (1890-1962 was a close friend of T.E. Lawrence, whom he met before the war when Lawrence was an archaeologist at Carchemish on the Euphrates; he wrote this poetic lament upon learning of Lawrence's death. Inscribed by Altounyan on the half-title, with a printed presentation slip from the poet laid in. Octavo. Original paper-covered boards over a red cloth spine, with a printed paper spine label. The spine is a bit faded, with some wear to the corners; otherwise very good. O'Brien E113. (Inventory #: 64750)
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