Title The FOREST GIANT [T.E. LAWRENCE] 1st edition
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Fine
Edition 1st Edition
Size 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾
Publisher London Jonathan Cape 1924
Seller ID 000510
THE FOREST GIANT - by Adrien Le Corbeau, Translated by J.H. Ross (T.E. LAWRENCE) Contents: JH Ross is a pseudonym T.E. Lawrence used during 1922-1923. J.H. Ross was the assumed name of T.E. Lawrence and the name under which he joined the Tank Corps after his return from Arabia. Lawrence was "translating a book on the life of the Californian Pine tree from the French, in order to pay for his motor-cycle." Book Description: London: Jonathan Cape, 1924. 1st English edition in original dust jacket. Yellow linen spine with light grey olive paper covered boards. Measures 7-3/4" x 5-1/4" wide. 158 pp. Condition: Overall, book in very good condition. DJ spine darkened with moderate edgewear and small nicks at head of spine with some paper loss. Some soiling to dj surfaces, otherwise clean and tight and very good in archival dust jacket wrapper. Previous collector's book plate on front inner cover. Not ex-library, book club edition, or written in by their previous owner. Includes original invoice dated 1995.