“THE END OF THE WORLD CAME QUICKLY”: T.H. WHITE’S GONE TO GROUND, 1935 FIRST EDITION
WHITE, T. H. Gone to Ground. London: Collins, 1935. Octavo, original tan cloth, original dust jacket. $850.
First edition, first issue of this sequel to White’s Earth Stopped—a lovely copy in the scarce original dust jacket.
“It is the end of the world and the leading characters of Earth Stopped have found refuge in a dugout where, as in Boccaccio, they pass the time telling stories, affording White the opportunity to include several short stories (often frightening) which he had written earlier” (Gallix). First issue in brown cloth, with two pages of ads at rear, and with “7/6” price on spine of dust jacket. Gallix A7.
Mild toning to dust jacket spine, offsetting to free endpapers. Fine condition, a lovely copy.