O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000. His first three books, as "Patrick Russ:"  1. Caesar. London: Putnam, 1930.

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O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000.
His first three books, as "Patrick Russ:"
1. Caesar. London: Putnam, 1930.

US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£ 810 - 1,200
O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000.
His first three books, as "Patrick Russ:"
1. Caesar. London: Putnam, 1930.
Illustrated by Harry Rountree. Publisher's red cloth, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket soiled and worn, minor spotting.
2. Beasts Royal. London: Putnam, 1934. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Publisher's blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket. Slight soiling and wear to jacket.
3. Hussein. An Entertainment. London: Oxford University Press, 1938. Publisher's black cloth, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket chipped, gift inscription to free front endpaper.

FIRST EDITIONS. Born Richard Patrick Russ, Patrick O'Brian was better known for his Aubrey-Maturin naval adventure novels. He published his first three books, beginning with Caesar when he was just 15 years old, before he changed his name officially at the end of World War II.
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O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000. His first three books, as "Patrick Russ:"  1. Caesar. London: Putnam, 1930.
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