THARAUD, Jérôme and Jean. Frank BRANGWYN, illustrator. ~ L’Ombre de la croix. Paris: Éditions Lapina, 1931.
2 vols, 4to (300 × 208 mm), pp. 165, ; , 169-336, , including 73 etched illustrations, plus title page (with etched illustration). Uncut and loose as issued in original wrappers. The box slightly split, otherwise a fine copy, preserved in original slipcase and chemise with silk ties. An excellent copy. From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).
FIRST EDITION with illustrations by Brangwyn of this novel of the hardships of Jewish life in Europe (first published in 1917). Number 117 of 150 copies on Hollande (total edition 200).
Carteret IV, 376, ‘Belle publication très cotée surtout en grand papier.’