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WHITE, T. H.

Rare books by T. H. White, including first editions and signed first edition copies of  The Sword in the Stone and the other novels in the Once and Future King series.

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  1. Loved Helen and Other Poems.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 88951

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  2. 63902
    First edition, first impression of the author's fourth book, the second that he published under the pseudonym James Aston. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 63902

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  3. 99576
    First edition, first impression of the author's fourth book, the second that he published under the pseudonym James Aston. Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 99576

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  4. They Winter Abroad.
    First edition, first impression of the author's first novel, published pseudonymously. White composed the novel halfway through his studies at Queen's College, while convalescing from tuberculosis in Italy. Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 99609

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  5. 111408
    First edition, first impression of the author's fourth book, and the second that he published under the pseudonym James Aston. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 111408

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  6. Earth Stopped or Mr. Marx's Sporting Tour.
    First edition, first impression, of White's early comic novel assembling a ludicrous array of characters at a fox-hunting party at "Woodmansterne Hall... a sort of private Bedlam. The guests are sufficiently ill-assorted to amuse, ranging from the Countess of Scamperdale, who endeavoured to go intellectual as well as horsey,... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 85977

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  7. Gone To Ground.
    First Edition, First Impression, First Issue binding in the brown cloth with the spine gilt and the jacket priced at 7/6. Not common in the first issue. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 43655

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  8. 83943comp
    First edition, first impression. Scarce presentation copy inscribed by T. H. White on the title page, "N.H.H-B. / One book as a small token of gratitude for very many fried eggs. T.H.W." Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 83943

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  9. 130501
    First UK edition, first impression, of White's second Arthurian book. It was first published in the US the preceding year. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 130501

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  10. The Elephant and the Kangaroo.
    First UK edition (preceded by the US publication in the previous year), first impression, of White's urbanely-imagined fantasy of a second great deluge, wherein the fate of the humanity rests with two hapless Irish farmers and the semi-autobiographical protagonist Mr. White. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 85978

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  11. The Elephant and the Kangaroo.
    Uncorrected proof copy of the first UK edition (preceded by the US publication in the previous year) of White's urbanely-imagined fantasy of a second great deluge, wherein the fate of the humanity rests with two hapless Irish farmers and the semi-autobiographical protagonist Mr. White. With a single page advertising the... Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 85980

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  12. The Scandal Monger.
    First edition, first impression, of White's follow-up to The Age of Scandal (1950), a wicked anthology of biographical anecdotes centring around the colourful characters of the Georgian age. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 85973

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  13. 130122
    First edition, first impression. This is the first collected edition of White's Arthurian epic, in which he revised the shorter novels published from 1938 to 1941, added new material and made significant textual changes. It is divided into four parts: The Sword in the Stone; The Queen of Air and Darkness (a completely revised... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 130122

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  14. The Godstone and the Blackymor.
    First edition, first impression, of White's record of his life on the West Coast of Ireland, where, he "stumbled across what Protestants had said was an idol still being worshipped by the Catholics, and a coal black negro selling patent medicines, and a real fairy fire which lit our footsteps over the infinite bog - no whimsy.... Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 85969

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  15. The Godstone and the Blackymor.
    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the illustrator, "Signed for Bridget by Edward Ardizzone, Feb 1968", on the front free endpaper, with a typed letter from the Book Trade Group referring to Ardizzone's visit to Melbourne, a related newspaper clipping and a prospectus from Jonathan Cape for their journal Now and... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 108471

    signed

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  16. 35075

    Verses.

    Alderney: 1962

    First edition, sole printing, number 4 of 100 copies only, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his friend Harry Griffiths, and additionally inscribed with an unpublished holograph poem. The presentation inscription to the verso of the title page reads: "Harry Griffiths heart and arrow device Tim White". White has... Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 35075

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