“PLEASE DON’T STEAL THIS MY LAST COPY”
WHITE, T. H. Age of Scandal. London, 1950.
First edition, author T.H. White’s own copy, inscribed by him on the front free endpaper: “The property of T.H. White. Please don’t steal this my last copy. T.H. White.” This copy then further inscribed and presented by White from his library in 1957—White has crossed out this earlier inscription, initialed the hash marks, and penned beneath this, “Presented [and] released to John Gloag by T.H. White in person on May 29th, 1957. T.H.W. i.e. honestly come by.” This copy also with two lengthy footnotes to the text added by White in black ink and initialed by him. $2800.