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WHITE, T. H.

The Elephant and the Kangaroo.

London, Jonathan Cape, 1948 Stock Code: 85980
£275.00
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Notes

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 book tipped in to the front wrapper verso.

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Description

Octavo. Publisher's blue proof wrappers printed in black.

Illustrations

With illustrations in the text by the author.

Condition

Spine rolled, tanned and creased, wrapper beginning to detach from spine at the tail but presents fine; internally clean and overall in very good condition.

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