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Seven Pillars proof plate

[Lawrence, Thomas Edward]; William Roberts, artist Night bombing. [Oxford] [Circa 1926]
Proof plate on laid paper, 31 x 24 cm, contemporary manuscript caption to bottom right. Artist's signature and original title "Night Alarms" reproduced in plate. In excellent condition. Pencil notes to reverse.

Lawrence was fastidious in the selection and production of plates for the 1926 subscribers' edition of Seven pillars of wisdom, with each illustration going through multiple proofs, some of which were circulated to subscribers as promotional material.