Located in the historic Douglas Library at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections operates as a research and teaching resource for students, faculty, and the larger community. We preserve and provide access to a variety of materials including rare books, maps, posters, and an impressive Canadiana collection.
Cover binding with partial view of spine, T.E. Lawrence's copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer, published in 1896, bound in pigskin by Doves Bindery, 1897.
Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935), a.k.a. Lawrence of Arabia, a.k.a. T.E. Shaw, has been described as an encyclopedic man, a polymath....