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Virginia Woolf
VIRGINIA WOOLF - The Waves - 1st/1st & D/J - 1931 - Signed by Leonora Lockhart
UK: Hogarth Press, 1931. Condition: Good. First Print - Vanessa Bell Designed Dustjacket - Book signed by Leonora Lockhart - one of Virginia Woolf's Earliest Critics - 'A sign of approval perhaps, or her copy...'. Rare with signature. THE WAVES by VIRGINIA WOOLF Published by: THE HOGARTH PRESS 1931 First Edition & First Printing Leonora Lockhart Hand-Signed on the very first blank endpage. CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: A beautiful facsimile dust-jacket accompanies this book. Produced from a first impression [1931] issue. It has the price of 7/6 to the spine. Housed in a plastic archival sleeve to keep it clean and in good order. Purple cloth with gilt/gold lettering to the spine. Colour to the cloth is vibrant but the spine has faded in comparison. Few random soil marks, on the boards, otherwise a nice condition. Corners lightly bumped and cloth scuffed. The boards remain firmly attached to page block. All housed beneath the accompanying dustjacket. Brown hue to pages, but other than this, the pages are in a really beautiful condition which is quite rare for this book. Nice overall condition for such a rare and collectable book. There are a few pasted in images: At the front of the book, [inner front board] there is a beautiful image of Virginia Woolf when she is about 20 years old. There is also a photocopy of her famous purple signature. At the very end of the book is a photocopy of an old newspaper article headed: "I CANNOT GO ON" WOMAN WRITER'S SUICIDE At the inquest at Newhaven, Sussex, to-day, on Mrs. Virginia Woolf, whose body was recovered from the River Ouse near her ho … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Timeless_Investments (booky-wooky) [East Sussex, GB]
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