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Adrien Le Corbeau | T. E. Lawrence,
Le Gigantesque | The Forest Giant

Parallel French and English Texts
With a Foreword by Jeremy Wilson

Castle Hill Press, 2004
Edition of 352 numbered copies

Parallel French and English texts of Lawrence's first published translation, The Forest Giant. Several critics have argued that his version is much better than the original (an opinion we share). In this edition, readers with a command of both languages can assess Lawrence's work for themselves.

Jeremy Wilson's Foreword, available online, gives a history of the translation.


Quarter-cloth binding

ISBN: 9781873141403

  • Octavo, trimmed page-size 234 x 156 mm.
  • 224 pages, facsimile frontis., one facsimile in text
  • Typeset in Caslon by Castle Hill Press
  • Printed on high-quality 100 g.s.m. acid-free paper
  • 250 copies, numbered 101-350, bound in quarter cloth with Indian paper sides. Top edge gilt, coloured end-papers, head and tail bands
  • Issued in a card slip-case to protect the sides


forest giant

Additional content in the special issues

  • 8 pages of facsimiles

Quarter-goatskin binding

ISBN: 9781873141410

  • 45 copies, numbered 56-100, bound in quarter brown goatskin with cloth sides; top edge gilt, head and tail bands, hand-marbled end-papers. Issued in a  slip-case.


Forest Giant 

Full-goatskin binding

ISBN: 9781873141427

  • 40 copies, numbered 16-55, bound in full dark-red goatskin. All edges gilt, head and tail bands, hand-marbled end-papers. Issued in a slip-case.


Forest Giant

Forest Giant

 Designer binding

15 copies, numbered 1-15, bound in a specially commissioned inlaid goatskin binding. (This binding has not yet been commissioned.)


Two additional copies, lettered 'A' and 'B', are reserved for the publishers

Related pages

Foreword by Jeremy Wilson


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