The Grasshoppers Come. David Garnett.
The Grasshoppers Come
The Grasshoppers Come

The Grasshoppers Come.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1931.

First edition, no. 167 of 210 copies, signed by the author. Six woodcut illustrations by R. A. Garnett. viii, 101 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original yellow cloth over bevelled boards, t.e.g., others uncut. Some slight soiling to boards, else fine Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 80; Bleiler (1948), p. 123. Item #43184

A beautiful and exotic tale of an airplane crash by novelist and critic David Garnett (1892-1981), son of Constance Garnett, a member of the Bloomsbury set, and Literary Editor for The New Statesman and Nation in the 1930s. Other notable works by Garnett include Lady into Fox (1922) and a sequence of autobiographies.

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