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Adrien Le Corbeau

Published by Jonathan Cape (1935)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, 1935. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Mild dirt marks to the cover on both sides. Inscription to the inside page, fine to read but slightly tanned. Bookseller Inventory # 112432-6

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Adrien Le Corbeau

Published by Jonathan Cape (1924)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 159 pages. Green boards with gilt titles. Dj is quite worn and grubby, with several closed tears, including a substantial one to the spine. Leading page edges are rough cut, all page edges are a little grubby. There is some general browning to the feps and paste-downs. The text is generally clear and unmarked. The translator of the book is given as J.H.Ross but this is known to be a pseudonym for T.E.Lawrence, who as the blurb explains 'Threw in a sunset or two' (oos HD_100949752). Bookseller Inventory # 10890

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LAWRENCE, T.E. (translates, under the name of "J.H. Ross"). LE CORBEAU, Adrien.

Published by Jonathan Cape, London. (1924)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, London., 1924. First U.K. edition. Octavo. 158 pages. Black and white frontispiece illustration, repeated on the dustwrapper. Cloth-backed boards with title label on spine. The life story of a Californian pine. Neat ownership signature on front free endpaper. Corners a little bruised. Boards a little faded at edges. Very good in very good dustwrapper a little water-stained at one edge and nicked and rubbed at extremities. Bookseller Inventory # LAWRENCE019197

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Le Corbeau, Adrien and Parker, Agnes Miller (Illustrations:

Published by London Jonathan Cape (1935)

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Item Description: London Jonathan Cape, 1935. Hardback New Illustrated Edition, sm8vo, 159pp text with frontis and 8 woodcut illustrations by Ages Miller Parker. Very good indeed in pale green boards, gilt spine titles, uncut pages with very good pictorial protected uncut D/W. This illustrated edition contains the Dedication which Lawrence omitted from the 1st English edition. Bookseller Inventory # 10666

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LE CORBEAU, Adrien , Translated from the French by J H Ross [T E Lawrence]

Published by Jonathan Cape 1924 (1924)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape 1924, 1924. FIRST UK EDITION. Sm 8vo hardback in pale green boards with yellow cloth spine, with pictorial dust jacket, 158pp, b/w frontis. Neat ink gift inscription to ffep, dated "9 Oct 1930". Dust jacket darkened and edgeworn, with closed tears and chips, slight loss to spine ends. Overall VG in a Sound dust jacket. (SHELF 2) ** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** Our shop is open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. - Credit and (UK) Debit cards welcome.- Books posted Worldwide. - For any queries please contact us direct. Bookseller Inventory # 34755

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LAWRENCE, T. E.] as "J. H. Ross" (transl.) LE CORBEAU, Adrien.

Published by London: Jonathan Cape, 1924 (1924)

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Item Description: London: Jonathan Cape, 1924, 1924. Octavo. Original yellow cloth-backed green boards, blue paper title label lettered in dark blue to spine. With the pictorial dust jacket. Faint ownership signature to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in a rubbed and partially toned jacket with a few minor nicks and small loss to bottom edge front panel. Black and white frontispiece. First edition in English, first impression. Lawrence took on this translation commission from Cape just after having enlisted in the Tank Corps. Typically he denigrated both the novel itself and his work on it sending his finished draft to the publishers accompanied by a note, "At last this foul work: complete. Damn Adrien le Corbeau and his rhetoric. The book is a magnificent idea, ruined by jeune bombast. My version is better than his: but dishonest here and there: but my stomach turned. Couldn't help it." Originally published in France in 1922 under the title Le Gigantesque, roman d'un arbre. Uncommon, especially so in the jacket. O'Brien A094. Bookseller Inventory # 104420

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The Forest Giant. Translated from the French: Corbeau, Adrien Le

Corbeau, Adrien Le (J H Ross T E lawrence) Signed By Charlotte Shaw

Published by Jonathan Cape, London (1924)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, London, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title by Charlotte F. Shaw (the wife of George Bernard Shaw, and a close friend and correspondent of Lawrence's) to that doyen of booksellers, J.G. Wilson of Bumpus who assisted TE with the subscribers for the '26 SP: "J.G. Wilson from Charlotte F. Shaw, 13 March 1929" In original quarter yellow cloth with green boards, backstrip with printed label, a touch of wear to one corner, edges rough trimmed, dustjacket with darkened backstrip panel frayed at either end with some loss at foot, a little chipping to corners. Lawrence's very free translation of 'Le Gigantesque' was taken on to fill his time following expulsion from the RAF, but became a burden: he complained to Cape that 'at last this foul work' was 'complete. Please [.] get it off my suffering chest before I burst'. (O'Brien A094) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Presentation Copy Signed By Charlotte Shaw. Bookseller Inventory # 046160

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Adrien Le Corbeau

Published by Jonathan Cape, Great Britain (1935)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, Great Britain, 1935. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Agnes Miller Parker [Woodcuts] (illustrator). New Illustrated Edition. Translated from the French by J. H. Ross. Dust jacket has discolouration. 158 pages. Moderately foxed throughout. Illustrator: Agnes Miller Parker [Woodcuts]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Inventory No: 230747. Bookseller Inventory # 230747

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LE CORBEAU.ADRIEN

Published by DOUBLEDAY DORAN., NEW YORK. (1936)

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Item Description: DOUBLEDAY DORAN., NEW YORK., 1936. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First ILLUSTRATED EDITION. TRANSLATED BY "J.H.ROSS".(LAWRENCE OF ARABIA).ILLUSTRATED BY AGNES MILLER PARKER.TIGHT CLEAN COPY.SOME BROWNING TO ENDPAPERS.PENCIL GIFT INSCRIPTION AND SMALL INK STAIN ON FFEP.FRONT COVER AND SPINE OF DUSTJACKET HAVE HEAVY EDGEWEAR WITH SOME LOSS OF PAPER.COVER ILLUSTRATION UNAFFECTED.SOME BROWNING OF THE SPINE AND FAINT WATERSTAINS.NOT PRICE-CLIPPED.ATTRACTIVE IN A BRODART COVER. Bookseller Inventory # 21616

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CORBEAU, Adrien Le

Published by Jonathan Cape, London. 1924 (1924)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, London. 1924, 1924. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. First Edition, translation by T. E. Lawrence; with b&w frontispiece; 158pp; tan cloth spine has rubbing; paper over hardboards have rubbing and and a tiny dot to front and back; a tear to margin of frontispiece; no foxing; book is tight; interior pages are clean; overall in GOOD COND. Bookseller Inventory # 4745

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Le Corbeau , Adrien.

Published by Doubleday Inc. NY (1936)

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Item Description: Doubleday Inc. NY, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition ,first printing, NY,1936. A near fine book in the original binding. Slight foxing to the front pastedown endpaper. Clean with contents excellent. In a very good dust jacket with edge wear and mild chipping on the folds and front edges of the jacket. Not price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 1685G

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Le Corbeau, Adrien (Translated by L.H. Ross)

Published by Harper & Brothers, NY (1924)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, NY, 1924. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good Minus. First American Edition. Stated first American edition. Former owner's name on front fly leaf. A small amount of foxing on the 1/2 title page, title and contents pages, otherwise text is clean. Binding sound. Dust jacket has a tear on the front flat fold and chipped spine ends. Lettering on dust jacket still sharp. D.j. protected in plastic cover. A nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 004803

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LE CORBEAU, ADRIEN (Translated By T. E. Lawrence, as L. H. Ross)

Published by Harper & Brothers, NY, First American Edition (1934)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, NY, First American Edition, 1934. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 4 5/8 in. x 7 ¾ in. 139 pp. Frontispiece. Tan cloth binding with titling in red and b/w illustration on cover. Dark brown spine with gilt titling which has faded. Bump to bottom edge of rear cover. Edges of spine show wear. Tan spotting to end papers. Bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down end-paper. Tan paper printed design dust jacket, not price-clipped, includes ppublisher's ad on rear panel. Jacket has chipping along all outer edges. Dusting to spine of dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1210036566

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Le Corbeau, Adrien.-

Published by Garden City, NY. Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1936. (1936)

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Item Description: Garden City, NY. Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1936., 1936. First Illustrated American Edition. Pages 159 pp.Small 8vo. Green Publisher's Cloth with Titling on the Spine.Green Illustrated D.J. First Illustrated American Edition. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Agnes Miller Parker. This monologue by Le Corbeau on life, love, aging and death was freely translated by Lawrence in 1924 and published under his pseudonym, J. H. Ross, under which name he had enlisted in the RAF. His identity was discovered and broadcast by the media of the day and Lawrence then resigned from the RAF, enlisted in the Tank Corps and later changed his name legally to T. E. Shaw. This is the First Illustrated American Edition. Charming Bookplate ofFrances M. McAdams D.J. shows wear along edges with small chips and tears. Damp stain oat foot of front cover of D.J. has bled slightly to book cover. Else Very Good. Pages Uncut. Bookshop stamps on rear free flyleaf. Bookseller Inventory # 8231

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Le Corbeau, Adrien. [Lawrence, T. E., Translator).

Published by Harper & Bros., New York (1924)

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Item Description: Harper & Bros., New York, 1924. 1st Edition. First American Edition. First Issue with L.H. instead of J.H. Ross as translator. 8vo, olive brown buckram spine w/tan pictorial paper boards, gilt, pp.139, red top stain, spine gilt dull as usual. A very good Copy. Translated from French by T.E. La wrence. Bookseller Inventory # 10996

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Corbeau, Adrien le; Ross, J.H. [T.E. Lawrence] (Translator)

Published by Jonathan Cape, London (1924)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, London, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. First Edition. 12mo, 158 pp. Yellow cloth spine with paper label, green paper-covered boards. A fine copy inscribed on the front free endpaper from Lawrences's friend J.G. Wilson (bookseller and proprietor of J.& E. Bumpus Ltd) to journalist H.D. Ziman, dated 26 July 1933. Dust jacket has internal repairs--including to two horizontal tears to the spine that are visible externally--but is clean and complete. Lawrence's only translation of a French book. According to the introduction to the Castle Hill Press edition, Lawrence knew little about Corbeau. The text was suggested by Jonathan Cape, after he wrote to them: 'If you, as a publisher, ever have anything in French which needs translating (for a fee!) please give me a chance at it. I've plenty [of] leisure in the Army, and my French is good, and turning it into English is a pleasure to me: also the cash would be welcome, however little it was." O'Brien A094. Bookseller Inventory # 15963

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The forest giant. Translated from the French: Le Corbeau, Adrien

Le Corbeau, Adrien

Published by Jonathan Cape, London (1924)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, London, 1924. First edition, small 8vo, pp. 158; green and yellow paper boards; fore-edge of textblock with some foxing, dent to upper board, corners and bottom edge bumped; dust jacket with some chips along edges and spine; price clipped. Translation is attributed to J. H. Ross, a known pseudonym of T. E. Lawrence. O'Brien, A94. Bookseller Inventory # 46646

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