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.
WHITE, T. H. Earth Stopped or Mr. Marx's Sporting Tour.
London : 1934First 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, to Mr. Marx the Communist,... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 85977
WHITE, T. H. England Have My Bones.
London : 1936First 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£1,500.00
Stock Code: 83943
WHITE, T. H. The Insolence of Man. [Unpublished carbon typescript.]
Original carbon typescript to White's unpublished "philosophical pamphlet" The Insolence of Man, with over a hundred notes and corrections in White's hand, and several critical notes in the margins by David Garnett, to whom White sent this carbon typescript for critique. There are numerous corrections by White and annotations by Garnett. T. H. White,... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 86006
WHITE, T. H. The Elephant and the Kangaroo.
London : 1948Uncorrected 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 book tipped in to the front wrapper... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 85980
WHITE, T. H. The Goshawk.
London : 1951First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author "for Elizabeth Alethea Harcourt" on the title page. The recipient is almost certainly the English artist Elizabeth Aletha Harcourt, the daughter of the painter George Harcourt (1868-1947).
White wrote this account of his attempt to train a goshawk using traditional falconry techniques... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 139514
WHITE, T. H. The Once and Future King.
London : 1958First edition, first impression, the first collected edition of T. H. White's Arthurian epic. Based on source material in Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, White's work would provide inspiration for Lerner and Loewe's Camelot (first produced 1960) and for Walt Disney's animated feature The Sword in the Stone (released in 1963).
In The Once and... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 150777
WHITE, T. H. The Godstone and the Blackymor.
London : 1959First 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 Then, all laid in. A lovely... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 108471
WHITE, T. H. Macbeth the Knife. [Mimeograph typescript.]
Mimeograph typescript of T. H. White's play, "Macbeth the Knife", sent to Harley J. V. Usill, founding director of British record label Argo Records. The typescript is inscribed on the title page, "from T. H. White / Alderney / Channel Isles", and has a lengthy written note to "Dearest Usill" about the possibility of recording the play: "For sound on... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 86009
WHITE, T. H. Verses.
Alderney : 1962First 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 also written out an unpublished... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 35075