“GOD KEEP MY SOUL AND ENGLAND HAVE MY BONES”
WHITE, T. H. England Have My Bones. London: Collins, 1936. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $600.
First edition of this delightful illustrated chronicle of White’s sporting adventures in Oxfordshire and the Grafton hunt, with lovely full-page black-and-white illustrations in the style of woodcuts by White.
“White used some of the material he had assembled at Stowe in his hunting, fishing shooting and flying diaries. With several references to Cobbett, the book also describes various activities such as how to play darts, how to recognize clouds and trees and what to do with grass-snakes” (Gallix). Gallix A8. Bookplate.
Mild offsetting to endpapers; gentle tanning to spine of dust jacket. A very nearly fine copy, scarce and desirable thus.